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Whitney Houston Nearly Kicked Off Plane for Refusing to Buckle Seatbelt (Report)

Whitney Houston
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The singer "overreacted a little bit after missing an earlier flight but she's still 100 percent sober.”

Whitney Houston was nearly removed from a plane in Atlanta Wednesday after she refused to buckle her seat belt, TMZ.com reports.

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A Delta flight attendant asked the Grammy-winning singer to buckle up, and she "got diva," according to TMZ.

A second crew member warned her that if she didn't buckle, the plane wouldn't take off, so she finally agreed.

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A source close to the singer told the site she "overreacted a little bit after missing an earlier flight but she's still 100 percent sober and was on the way to Detroit for her first day of shooting a new movie."

She is currently playing Effie in Sparkle, which co-stars American Idol winner Jordin Sparks, The Voice judge Cee-Lo and Omar Epps.

Houston is the latest boldfaced name to face plane problems.

Gerard Depardieu was arrested
on a plane en route from Paris to Dublin when he peed on the floor following a flight attendant telling him he couldn't use the bathroom.

Arianna Huffington reportedly caused a stir when she refused to turn off her Blackberry.