News: Ray J Addresses Secret Whitney Houston Sex Tapes Gossip
Thursday, Mar 22, 2012 4:00PM
After rumors emerged online this week claiming singer Ray J has a secret stash of sex tapes featuring the late Whitney Houston hidden away, a rep has come forward to set the record straight.
Speaking through his camp, Ray has flately denied any truth behind the sex tape scandal surround him and the late Whitney Houston.
"The despicable tabloid report released today claiming the existence of a sex tape between Ray J and Whitney Houston is not true," Ray J's rep, Courtney Barnes, tells E! News. "This story along with so many others have been released to sell magazines. There is no sex tape or explicit photos." (E! Online)
Sex tapes rumors began bubbling online this week after an unnamed source came forward to the press.
Ray J is sitting on "a ton of sexually explicit photos and videos" starring he and the late Whitney Houston, an insider exclusively tells this week's edition of Star. The Houston family has "been in contact with Ray and told him they do not want any photos or videos painting her in a bad light to come out," the source said, adding the famous family "explained to Ray that now is the time to honor Whitney, not drag her legacy down." The insider said the younger brother of singer Brandy has "been stalling" to sell, or hand them over, them to Whitney's family "because he knows he's sitting on a gold mine." (Radar Online)
No stranger to such scandals, the singer and his former girlfriend, Kim Kardashian, released an an x-rated tape back in 2007.
Vivid Entertainment, the world's leading adult film studio, says it has paid $1-million to acquire rights to a video tape featuring the sexual exploits of raven-haired Hollywood socialite Kim Kardashian and her then boyfriend, hip hop star Ray J. The company said the DVD titled "Kim Kardashian Superstar" will be released on Wednesday, February 21st and will be in stores by the following Wednesday, February 28th. It will also be available online on February 28th at www.vivid.com or www.kimksuperstar.com and will include additional footage not on the DVD. Vivid co-chairman Steven Hirsch said the company obtained the video from a third party but did not identify the person or entity. "We are comfortable that we have the legal right to distribute this video, despite what others may say," says Mr. Hirsch. (Hip Hop Press)
Earlier this month, Ray J choked up when asked about the death of Houston.
"I really miss my friend, you know, I really do," Ray J told media. "I'm still hurting. ... I'm really emotional right now, I really don't know really what to say. It's just such a tough time for me. I've been through a lot in these past two weeks. I'm able to look at life in a whole different way." (E! News)