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Exclusive: Inside Whitney Houston's Spectacular Rise, Fall

There are few people in the world of show business who have achieved Whitney Houston's career heights. She is one of the top recording artists in the history of popular music, which makes her sudden death at 48 after years of drug abuse all the more tragic. She hit her creative high point in 1992 with the phenomenal international No. 1 hit “I Will Always Love You.”...
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Bobbi Kristina Meets Oprah: Will She Answer Tough Questions?

Bobbi Kristina has spoken to Oprah Winfrey in her first interview since the death of her mother, Whitney Houston. It's unknown at the moment how many unanswered questions the 18-year-old will address, including about her own drug use. Winfrey, 48, died suddenly on Feb. 11, on the eve of the Grammy Awards, and all indications point to a combination of prescription drugs and alcohol as the cause. But the coroner is still awaiting toxicology tests....
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Cissy Houston, Bobby Brown Fight Over Whitney's Death Detailed

Singer Bobby Brown's reportedly had an angry confrontation with Whitney Houston's mother, Cissy Houston, the day before his ex-wife and mother of his child was laid to rest earlier this month. It may explain his angry behavior at the funeral. Brown and Cissy Houston reportedly met on the day before Whitney's funeral Feb. 18 and had a blowout fight. Cissy put the blame squarely on Bobby for the superstar singer's death. Drugs and alcohol appear to be the cause, pending results of toxicology tests....
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Exclusive: Whitney Houston Death Should Focus on ‘Enablers’

Whitney Houston's death could not have happened without a coterie of enablers who catered to her every whim, even when she was self-destructive, charges Mark Bego, a writer and author who chronicled her career beginning in the 1970s. In an exclusive interview with TheImproper, Bego drew parallels between Houston's death and the demise of Elvis Presley and blues singer Billie Holiday. Behind the death for all three were "enablers" who lived off of and profited from their downfall....
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Whitney Houston Casket Photo Condemned, Called Beautiful

National Enquirer publisher Mary Beth Wright called the photo of Whitney Houston in her coffin "beautiful," but the tabloid newspaper faced widespread condemnation from other media outlets and the public-- even as they couldn't avert their eyes from the image. Among other things, The Enquirer introduced a whole new generation of Americans to the kind of bare-knuckle journalism that existed at the dawn of the tabloid era in the 1970s....
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Did Bobby Brown Sis Sell Whitney Houston Casket Photo?

Whitney Houston looks at peace and quite regal in her final photo laying in her casket. The photo was apparently taken at the private family-only viewing and sold to The National Enquirer. But who would do such a thing? Publishing photos of celebrities lying dead in their caskets is a time-honored tabloid tradition. Elvis Presley was subjected to the same treatment when he died in 1977....
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Whitney Houston Had Dark Secret; Did it Help Kill Her?

Whitney Houston's disastrous marriage to Bobby Brown and her ultimate demise may have been triggered, in part, because she loved a woman. She lived in fear her lesbianism would destroy her family and career. Although rumors followed her throughout her life, she never addressed them, nor did her alleged lover Robyn Crawford, a lifelong friend. But it profoundly affected her life....
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Whitney Houston Death Brings Out Life's Lurid Details

Whitney Houston lived a very public life, but the details of her private life were largely unknown until her death, Feb. 11. In the days since then, some of those close to her have revealed the lurid details of her decline. Whatever the rumors were, they never overpowered her image as a superstar. Even in the depths of her crack-ravaged period, there always seemed to be a feeling that Whitney would work through it, pull herself together and resume her stellar career. After all, she was only 48 when she died....
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Stevie Wonder Leads Celebrities at Whitney Houston Funeral

Stevie Wonder, who has seen his own career parallel Whitney Houston’s in so many ways, gave a moving tribute to the fallen star, singing one of her favorite songs, “Ribbons in the Sky” with modified lyrics to match the sad occasion. He spoke to mother Cissy Houston, Dionne Warwick and all of the family. “I want you to know as have millions of people said not just in this time but throughout her career, we loved her so much and that won’t stop....
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Kevin Costner Has Right Stuff for Whitney Houston Eulogy (video)

Kevin Costner noted how much different he and Whitney Houston were, yet were so much alike in so many ways. He spoke movingly about his relationship with his "Bodyguard" co-star at the singer's all-star funeral. Costner, 57, seemed a little out of place when he was announced as one of the speakers, but her shared genuine moments with Whitney that recalled their surprisingly close relationship during filming of the 1992 movie....
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Whitney Houston Funeral to Air Live on Internet (watch here)

Whitney Houston’s funeral Saturday (Feb. 16) at noon will be a star-studded invitation only event that will include musical performances and eulogies by stars like Kevin Costner. Fans will be able to watch through a live stream over the Internet. A single video camera will capture the footage of the funeral which will be shown live online through TheImproper. Click here and bookmark this page to follow the service....
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Whitney Houston NJ Mansion For Sale; Price Slashed (photos)

Whitney Houston's expansive New Jersey home is back on the market for a cut-rate $1.75 million. The palatial property is where she lived with singer Bobby Brown and was the setting for his reality television show. The Mendham, NJ, home is within commuting distance to New York City. At more than 12,000-square feet, it would normally fetch substantially more money....
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Bobby Brown Scorned by Whitney Houston's Family: Here's Why

Bobby Brown is widely hated by close members of Whitney Houston's family, including mother Cissy Houston. And with good reason. Whitney's marriage to the singer marked the beginning of her downward spiral, and they have never forgiven him. Although the couple divorced in 2007 after 14 years of marriage, the bitterness still lingers and appears to have intensified since Whitney's sudden death Saturday (Feb. 11) on the eve of the Grammy Awards Show....