With thanks to Chris: TMZ has fascinating surreptitious video of the late Whitney Houston jamming to Madonna's Super Bowl performance. (Here are two little boys who loved it, too!!!) The two were icy rivals early on but definitely patched things up. With thanks to my pal Jim (who was never my icy rival), a few videos of Madonna and Whitney referencing each other...
A fan tries to slam Madonna while asking Whitney about her conduct onstage but Whitney fends it off graciously:
Madonna says Whitney deserves top billing over Mariah Carey, accidentally saying "superiority" when she clearly means "seniority"—oops!:
Whitney thinks Madonna works hard and deserves her respect: