File - in this jan 22, 2013, file photo american gospel singer and author cissy houston poses for a portrait in new york cissy houston, whitney houston's mother, said allegations that her. Friends of whitney houston allege the singer was molested as a child by her cousin dee dee warwick in a documentary that premiered at the cannes film festival cissy houston the warwick. When cissy houston went on tour, she left whitney, gary, and their brother michael for extended periods of time with relatives, including with dee dee warwick related articles whitney.
Cissy, unlike john houston, had only one affair — but it was with their minister, which crushed whitney, because church was the place where she first began to sing in public she viewed it as. However, whitney never told mom cissy houston about her painful childhood trauma jones revealed: i think she was ashamed she used to say, 'i wonder if i did something to make [dee dee. Whitney houston was reportedly a victim of sexual abuse by her cousin, singer dee dee warwick, according to a new documentary whitney premiered at cannes film festival on wednesday night and. Her singing career started when she sang at new hope baptist church choir in newark, new jersey with her sister, famed singer dionne warwick and her aunt and whitney's mother, cissy houston.
Over the years, cissy houston have spoken of her daughter, whitney, and has authored several books, one shortly after whitney's death, but she seems so self-absorbed, so judgmental, so arrogant. Cissy houston might have had an affair with her pastor, prompting whitney to move out after high school and john houston might have pilfered money while managing his daughter's career. Complete article: born as emily drinkard on 30 september 1933, in newark, new jersey usa, of afro- and. Whitney houston's legacy shines so brightly that her dazzling background can easily be forgotten but when houston first emerged, poodle-permed, in the spotlight, she was the latest offering.
Others paint a very different picture of the young whitney, describing a lineage that immediately spelled success—mom cissy houston was a celebrated gospel singer, and dionne warwick was whitney. Whitney houston, a hugely successful singer and actor in the 1980s and 90s who struggled with drug and alcohol abuse in later life photograph: courtesy of the estate of whitney e houston a new. Whitney houston's mother, gospel singer cissy houston, is currently in the throes of dementia, and she claims that her son gary's accusations of molestation by his aunt are only causing her more pain according to radar online, who broke the distressing news, the late singer's mother.
Whitney houston's mother and dionne warwick have spoken out against the claims made in a new documentary that she was molested by a family member cissy houston, the late singer's 84-year-old. Whitney elizabeth houston was born into a musical family on 9 august 1963, in newark, new jersey, the daughter of gospel star cissy houston, cousin of singing star dionne warwick and goddaughter of soul legend aretha franklin she began singing in the choir at her church, the new hope baptist church in newark, as a young child and by the age of. Bobbi kristina brown found getting high after whitney's funeral it was so much commotion and activity after the funeral that bobbi kristina just slipped away ms cissy [houston, whitney.
Cissy houston, whitney's mother and a legendary performer herself, appears only in the first few minutes of the film, those dedicated to her daughter's upbringing and how rigorously she was. New york (ap) — whitney houston's mother says allegations that her superstar daughter and her son were molested by her niece, dee dee warwick, are unfathomable in a statement to people magazine on behalf of herself and niece, singer dionne warwick, cissy houston revealed they first.
In the new documentary whitney, houston's inner circle - including her mother, the singer cissy houston, and her ex-husband bobby brown, among other family members and colleagues. 'the bodyguard' among the many projects keeping whitney houston's legacy alive by kevin c johnson st louis post-dispatch kevin c johnson cissy houston and whitney houston 'sparkle. The sad, secret life of whitney houston cissy houston, svengali clive davis, whitney houston performing on stage during the 2004 world music awards at the thomas and mack centre on.