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Cissy Houston: 'I don't blame Bobby Brown'

Cissy Houston: 'I don't blame Bobby Brown'

Jan 24 2013, 4:30pm CST | by

Whitney Houston's mother doesn't blame Bobby Brown for introducing her daughter to drugs. The late singer died in February 2011 of accidental drowning in a hotel bathtub caused by heart disease and...

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Cissy Houston: 'I don't blame Bobby Brown'

Jan 24 2013, 4:30pm CST | by

Whitney Houston's mother doesn't blame Bobby Brown for introducing her daughter to drugs.

The late singer died in February 2011 of accidental drowning in a hotel bathtub caused by heart disease and cocaine use and while her former husband has been widely blamed for first bringing drugs into her life, Cissy Houston doesn't believe her death was his fault.

Writing in her book 'Remembering Whitney', Cissy explained: "I think Bobby was Nippy's [Whitney] rebellion. Around him, she didn't have to be the perfect girl . Yet I don't blame Bobby for introducing her to drugs."

Cissy tried numerous times to make Whitney quit drugs and details one attempt in 2000 when Whitney refused to go to rehab.

She said: "She started pleading for us not to send her to rehab. 'Mommy', she said, 'please I can take care of it. Just come stay at my house and you can look after me and I'll quit.'

"I let her talk me into it. But that house was so big that she would just lock herself up somewhere and not come out and because I couldn't force her to stop I eventually just moved home."

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6 weeks ago

Actor Playing Bobby Brown Defends Lifetime Movie Based on Whitney Houston

Aug 6 2014 9:15am CDT | Source: Fresh 102.7

By Shannon Carlin Whitney Houston’s mom has made it clear she’s not interested in Lifetime’s upcoming biopic about her daughter, but the actor playing Bobby Brown in the film has come to the movie’s defense, saying he feels that the movie honors her memory. Related: Whitney Houston Fan Buys the Late Singer’s New Jersey Mansion for $1.5 Million Arlen Escarpeta told The Hollywood Reporter, “I really do feel like it does do her justice, and at the same time, I ...
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7 weeks ago

Whitney Houston’s Mom Not Down For Biopic

Jul 28 2014 9:17am CDT | Source: WWTDD.com

There is a Lifetime movie about Whitney Houston’s life in the works, but her mom doesn’t want it to move forward. Cissy Houston is apparently concerned the movie will distort the facts of Whitney’s life, like that she was a crackhead or was married to Bobby Brown or occasionally sang. She finds it irritating none of the people involved in the film’s production were personal friends of Whitney: No one ...
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8 weeks ago

Whitney Houston’s Mom Cissy SLAMS Lifetime Movie: “Let Her Rest!”

Jul 23 2014 11:59am CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Getty Images) Whitney Houston’s mom is strongly against Lifetime’s upcoming movie about the singer, and she wants the world to know it. As Gossip Cop reported, Angela Bassett is directing the TV film, which will focus significantly on Houston’s tumultuous relationship with Bobby Brown. In a statement released to “Entertainment Tonight,” the late superstar’s mother, Cissy, says: “Lifetime has chosen t ...
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