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Also Known As: Died: February 11, 2012
Born: August 9, 1963 Cause of Death: Accidental Drowning, Drug Overdose
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, USA Profession: Music ...


Houston has also won 11 American Music Awards

She is a recipient of a honorary doctorate degree in humanities from Grambling University.

"The press won't let me be a regular person. It used to hurt me really badly. Because I'm a true-to-myself person. I was raised that way. I don't live lies. It was hard to accept, because you go out in the public and people watch what you do. Now I know it's a commodity, a business, for them. ... To me, our society is very weird about what they get off on." --Whitney Houston quoted in New York Post, December 14, 1995

In October 2002, Whitney Houston's dad's company sues her for $100 million. John Houston Entertainment claims the singer owes management fees for helping sort out her legal troubles during her pot bust and helping negotiate her nine-figure record contract

In an interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer which aired in December 2002, Houston admitted to abusing drugs--including marijuana, alcohol, cocaine and pills--in her past but claimed she had beaten her addictions through prayer

In December 2003, Police considered whether to pursue charges against singer Bobby Brown, after officers responded to a domestic abuse call by his wife Whitney Houston. When officers arrived at the couple's home they found Houston with a cut upper lip and a bruised cheek.

Whitney Houston entered a drug rehab clinic at an undisclosed facility, March 15, 2003.

On March 23, 2005, it was reported than year after her first reported stay in rehab, Whitney Houston again checked into a rehabilitation facility.

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