WAITING TO EXHALE, Angela Bassett, 1995. Photo: 20th Century Fox Film Corp/Everett Collection

Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine and Lela Rochon on ‘that scene” from ‘Waiting To Exhale’

In an oral history of the 25-year-old iconic film, its stars revisit the friendship, the clothes and that fire

WAITING TO EXHALE, from left: Angela Bassett, director Forest Whitaker, Whitney Houston, on set, 1995. Photo: Nicola Goode/20th Century Fox Film Corp/Everett Collection
WAITING TO EXHALE, Gregory Hines, Loretta Devine, 1995. Photo: 20th Century Fox Film Corp/Everett Collection
WAITING TO EXHALE, Loretta Devine, Lela Rochon, Angela Bassett, Whitney Houston. Photo: 20th Century Fox Film Corp/Everett Collection

Aramide Tinubu is a NYC-based film critic & writer. She wrote her master’s thesis on Black Girlhood and Parental Loss. Find her at awordwitharamide.com.

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