Former ‘Top Model’ Contestant Yaya Dacosta To Play Whitney Houston

Yaya Dacosta

Here’s some news that might ruffle a few feathers. According to Essence and TV Line, Yaya Dacosta is slated to portray Whitney Houston in the upcoming Lifetime TV biopic. The former America’s Next Top Model contestant has appeared in several TV and film projects since her reality show stint including Ugly Betty, The Butler and All My Children.

The Angela Bassett-directed flick could potentially be the project that helps her star rise in Hollywood. We’ll keep our eyes out for additional casting announcements.

Vixens, do you think Yaya is the right choice for this role?

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