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Bobbi Kristina Brown Loses Fight for Life; Dies From Near Drowning 2

Bobbi Kristina Brown Loses Fight for Life; Dies From Near Drowning

Bobbi Kristina Brown died today (July 26) after five months in a coma following her near drowning in a bathtub almost two years to the day after her mother, famed singer Whitney Houston, was found dead in a tub of water on the eve of the Grammys in Feb. 2012. She was 22. The focus now shifts to a criminal investigation of her half-brother and boyfriend Nick Gordon. ...
Bobbi Kristina Brown Outlook Poor, But She Has One Thing Going for Her 4

Bobbi Kristina Brown Outlook Poor, But She Has One Thing Going for Her

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s prognosis is poor several news outlets have reported, confirming an IM report yesterday that Whitney Houston’s daughter was near death. But all is not hopeless. Bobbi has one thing going for her. Because, at 21, she is relatively young, there’s a chance her brain can heal itself and she could regain consciousness. If she does wake up, she will likely face weeks of rehabilitation and may never be quite the same person she was. But the brain has remarkable healing power in young people....
Whitney Houston Daughter May Have Elaborately Staged Suicide Attempt 8

Whitney Houston Daughter May Have Elaborately Staged Suicide Attempt

Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unconscious in her bathtub in her Georgia home, eerily similar to the way her mother died on the eve of the 2012 Grammy Awards, suggesting she staged an elaborate suicide attempt. Brown was found by her husband Nick Gordon, Houston’s adopted son, at around 10:30 a.m. today (Jan. 31). She reportedly was not breathing. Gordon administered CPR and a friend called 9ll...
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Whitney Houston Worst Nightmare: Daughter to Wed 'Brother' (video)

The late Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown and the singer’s adopted son Nick Gordon are engaged to be married. The 19-year-old confirmed the union on her reality show “The Houstons: On Our Own.” The news comes after Brown denied for months that a sapphire and diamond ring she was seen wearing on her ring finger was, in fact, an engagement ring. Brown announced the news during a scene on her show to the astonishment of her family. “We’re engaged!” she shouted....
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Rihanna on Oprah: Scary Fragile Like Whitney Houston (video)

Rihanna praised Chris Brown as a “love of her life,” but drew the line on their current relationship at “friendship,” and acknowledged that the R&B singer is in a relationship with Karrueche Tran. She pronounced herself single, during her wide-ranging interview with Oprah Winfrey. But the overriding take-away was how emotionally fragile Rihanna seemed, evoking another famous pop-singer, the late Whitney Houston....
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Bobby Brown Tells How He Heard Whitney Houston Died

Whitney Houston’s husband of 14-years, singer Bobby Brown, said he was overwhelmed by disbelief the moment he found out Houston had died in Los Angeles on the eve of the Grammy Awards. “I just started crying,” he told Matt Lauer on the Today Show. Brown agreed to an in-depth interview reportedly to clear the air about allegations he started Houston on the road to drug abuse that ultimately claimed her life on Feb. 11....
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Bobby Brown Denies Hooking Whitney Houston on Drugs

Whitney Houston’s ex-husband, Bobby Brown, was as shocked as anyone when he heard about the singer’s sudden death, but he says he was even more shocked when he was blamed for her downward spiral. “I’m not the reason she’s gone,” he insists. Brown sat down with the Today Show’s Matt Lauer for his first in-depth interview since Houston’s sudden passing at 48 on the eve of the Grammy awards, Feb. 11....
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Whitney Houston 911 Call Marked by Confusion (listen)

The discovery of Whitney Houston face down in her bathtub led to a chilling 911 call for help that was marked by confusion and questions over whether she was still breathing, according to a tape recording of the fateful call. The call to 911 was placed by a security guard at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, requesting paramedics. He reported that a “46-year-old female” had been found in her bathroom, and a request had been made for paramedics....
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Bobbi Kristina Smokes Pot on College Party Video (watch!)

Bobbi Kristina Brown, who struggled emotionally after the tragic death of mother Whitney Houston, has been caught on a video taking hits from a huge bong, typically used to smoke marijuana. The minute-long clip, obtained by The National Enquirer, confirms reports that Bobbi continues to do drugs even though her mother’s death was brought on by chronic drug use...
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Whitney Houston What Could Have Been; Sparkle Trailer (watch!)

Whitney Houston showed what might have been had lived in a new trailer for her upcoming movie “Sparkle.” The clip aired this morning on NBC’s “Today” and Houston looked poised and polished in the preview. Inspired by ’60s group The Supremes led by Diana Ross, “Sparkle” is set in Harlem, during the late 1950s and early 1960s If follows singer Sparkle Williams, played by Jordon Sparks....
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Whitney Houston Death Mystery Man Surfaces

Two mysteries surrounding Whitney Houston’s death may now becoming to light. New evidence suggests one man may be responsible for both puzzle pieces, including the origin of Houston’s casket photo. Raffles van Exel, a celebrity consultant, surfaced today, after he gave an interview to a Dutch publication claiming he was at the Beverly Hilton Hotel when Houston died Feb. 11, and that he removed items from the room....
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Whitney Houston Cause of Death: Drowning, Drugs

Whitney Houston passed out in her bathtub, slipped under the water and drowned, the Los Angeles County’s Coroner’s said today, announcing the results for a long-awaited toxicology test. The official cause of death was attributed to “drowning and effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use,” the office said, ruling the death “accidental.”...
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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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Drew Pinsky: Drugs Killed Whitney Houston; Slams Celebrity Docs

Whitney Houston died from her addiction to prescription drugs, which are easily obtained from Beverly Hills doctors who crave celebrity patients, according to Dr. Drew Pinsky, an addiction specialist and television show host. Pinsky, who hosts reality shows, “Celebrity Rehab” and “Dr. Drew,” slammed doctors who over-prescribe painkillers and other narcotics to celebrities. Celebrities are more likely to die from prescriptions than illegal drugs, today, he said....
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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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Whitney Houston's Last Interview: Upbeat, But Fearful (watch!)

Whitney Houston seemed upbeat and in good spirits in what became her last interview before her sudden death Feb. 11 in the Beverly Hilton Hotel on the eve of the Grammy Awards Show. But there were also telltale signs of distress. Houston sat down with “Entertainment Tonight’s” Mark Stein along with Jordan Sparks and Director Salim Akil to talk about their new movie “Sparkle.”...
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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....