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Fans of Whitney Houston will not be able to attend a memorial service, because it’s not happening, this according to Mayor Cory Booker.

A rep for the Mayor’s office tells TMZ,:

“The Houston family has no plans to set up a public viewing at the Prudential Center this Friday” — despite several reports claiming there was going to be a massive public ceremony … in addition to previously-scheduled private funeral arrangements.

The rep claims the family specifically asked the city NOT to plan a memorial event — adding, “In compliance with the family’s wishes the city is not moving forward with any public ceremony.”

The funeral is still set to take place this Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church.

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