It was indeed a sad end to the pop queen once regarded as a good role model but who turned to hard drugs after her marriage to another singer, Bobby Brown.
Fox News said they have confirmed the death of Whitney.
Already, gistmaster.com gathered that there would be a special tribute songg for the late singer at the Grammys. Jennifer Hudson and Chaka Khan would be performing in her honour.
Hoston started singing in church.She was greatly influenced by the likes of her mother,Aretha Franklin. The award winning star was one of the highest earners in the American music industry some years back. She also played the lead role in the movie, Bodyguard alongside Kelvin Costner.
Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston met in 1989 at the Soul Train Awards but they got married on 18 July 1992 in New Jersey. They had a daughter together in 1993-Bobby Kristiana. It was a marriage that went through a lot of scandals due to regular arrests, drug abuse, domestic violence and infidelity.
Bobby Brown had three other children from three different women from previous relationships.
Eventually, Whitney quitted the marriage to Bobby but the drug addiction didn’t quit her. Though she was said to have been well rehabilitataed, the drugs had already done its worst on her, making her a shadow of the the elegant and cerebral world star.
By Niyi Tabiti