Whitney Houston and Clive Davis: An unfinished story But, Jacob Bernstein questions, how else to describe the pair's relationship?. Find Out about Bobby Brown, Cissy Houston and More. called Every Little Step , which also dove into his rocky relationship with Whitney. Clive Davis: The record producer gave Whitney her first worldwide Ray J and Brandy: Whitney was rumored to be casually dating Ray J towards the end of her life. Clive Davis and Whitney Houston signing her contract with Arista Records, April 10, Ms. Houston's relationship with Robyn Crawford, an essential .. believed was making a move on Ray J, the man she was dating.
But her music, her talent—I'm dedicated to making sure that people never forget her," he told People magazine this week. Whitney's mother, Cissy, was one of the people who tried staging multiple interventions for the troubled singer when she was struggling with drug abuse.
She is now years-old and continues to perform.
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The iconic singer was friends with Cissy after they were in a gospel group together called the Sweet Inspirations. Cissy later sang backup for several of Aretha's songs and made her Whitney's "honorable aunt" in the '70s. Aretha, 74, has been struggling with weight and health issues over the last few years, but has continued to perform.
However, the Queen of Soul just announced this week that she will be retiring. I will be recording, but this will be my last year in concert. Whitney's cousin—a musical icon in her own right—said she spoke to Whitney the day of her death. She had a new film that was an absolute dream to make and do.
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She was getting ready to go back into the studio to record. She was getting her vocals together. They were often spotted out together at night clubs along with his older sister, Brandy, in the weeks leading up to her death.
He released the following statement after her passing: The world lost an icon but I lost a close friend. Nippy, I miss you so much! You were so happy and full of love. Your smile will live in my heart forever.
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They were linked as early asfollowing Houston's divorce from Bobby Brown. Ray J, 31, was reportedly turned away from Whitney Houston's hotel room when he rushed to the Beverly Hilton Hotel after learning of her death.
Ray J was at home when he learned Houston had been found dead in her hotel room bathtub, and he immediately went to the hotel to try to see her, TMZ reports. He was reportedly turned away by law enforcement and not allowed in the room. Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina, and cousin Dionne Warwick were both also reportedly turned away from the hotel room when they tried to get in to see Houston. Ray J appeared on "The Insider" on Feb. I mean, that's my friend.
I've been knowing her for years and years and years, and she's a friend of the family," he said on the show.
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We talk about, you know, different things in our lives and she's a cool person. Houston was there with her year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, and performed a duet with Price in the early hours of Feb. At the party, Houston reportedly clashed with singer and former "X Factor" finalist Stacy Francis, who had credited Houston as her inspiration and had been pulled onstage to sing with her in during a concert, according to The Hollywood Reporter.