Whitney love all around … almost

Ice-T and Coco in a VIP booth at Pure nightclub on February 11, 2012.
Photo: Erik Kabik/Retna

Ice-T and Coco brought their love to Pure on Saturday—the night Whitney Houston died. And Whitney’s passing brought about one of the most unique moments I’ve ever experienced at a Las Vegas club. Ice-T got on the mic and asked for 10 seconds of silence in Whitney’s honor.

Now, I’m not telling you that you could have heard a pin drop. That’d be a lie. But I will tell you that it was the quietest, most reflective moment I’ve ever experienced at a nightclub. What made it so powerful was that all these people, from all across the country, came together to drink and dance and party with Ice-T and Coco ... and yet, were able to pause and pay their respects for the recently deceased singer.

Well, everybody except for one asshole who shouted, “F*ck Whitney Houston.”

But no worries. After the moment of silence, Ice-T put him in his place: “And to the guy who just said, ‘F*ck Whitney Houston’—Your mom is out back blowing my bus driver.”


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