Whitney houston dating history
That was her friend.” Houston and Crawford first bonded while they were teenagers working at a community centre in East Orange, New Jersey.When Houston’s modelling career began to take off, she’d face bullying in school, and Crawford, who was originally a friend of Houston’s older brothers Michael and Gary, would frequently come to the rescue.“In the end I think the divide between who she was and what her public persona was became more and more difficult,” says Broomfield. Sure enough, she emerges as wildly entertaining company. It’s all so unfortunate.” The new film will finally allow diehard fans to see extensive archive material shot by German director Rudi Dolezal for an unfinished documentary about the singer’s 1999 My Love is Your Love tour.“And she just went down, down, down.” “I remember the first time I put myself in a film,” recalls Broomfield. In an early episode of Channel 4’s , when presenter Terry Christian asks her a cheeky question about a rumoured romance with Eddie Murphy, Houston beams and parrots his words back in a perfect Mancunian accent: “Rung me up? We were really choked up at the end of the edit, when we screened the film for ourselves. There have only been a couple of people who have really made me feel that way. Dolzezal, who receives a co-director credit on is a music tour veteran who has shot The Rolling Stones, Queen, Miles Davis and Michael Jackson. Every song.” “The live performances are so much more compelling than her records because she put so much gospel in it,” says Broomfield.The police who arrived on the scene found an opened bottle of Champagne and a spoon containing a “white crystal-like substance”. Was she simply overwhelmed by the controlling demands of her formidable mother, Cissy Houston, Svengali Clive Davis, and her record company, Arista?Weeks later, an autopsy report would contribute Houston’s death to accidental drowning, heart disease and cocaine use. Did the aftermath of her toxic and co-dependent marriage to Bobby Brown send her spiralling?
“By then Whitney and Bobby were completely out of control,” says Broomfield. In circumstances that were eerily reminiscent of those surrounding her mother’s death, Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only daughter of Houston and Brown, was found unconscious in a bathtub on January 31st, 2015.
But contrary to popular belief, Brown did not introduce his troubled wife to cocaine.