Almost exactly a year to the day later, Whitney would be found dead at the same hotel Happy: Bobbi Kristina Brown now sports a huge rock custom designed by Neil Lane after marrying de-facto stepbrother Nick Brown earlier this month. Referring to the star she also called ‘Lioness’ because of her Leo birth sign, Bobbi says the upcoming anniversary of her mother’s death makes her realise just how much people did not really know Whitney.Nick moved in with Bobbi and mom Whitney Houston when he was nine and Bobbi was six‘She used to call me ‘Stina,’ Bobbi tells Daphne as it becomes clear that time is not helping the grief-stricken daughter: ‘I miss her like hell. Dedicated to embarking on a music career like her mother, she says: ‘I am the only one who can sing her songs like she did.The entertainer recently returned to a movie set for "Sparkle," a remake of the 1976 hit, which was loosely based on the story of The Supremes.It is scheduled be released nationwide in August, according to Sony Pictures.Following her death in a Beverly Hilton bathtub, Mark Seal investigates Houston’s final days: the prayers and the parties, the Hollywood con artist on the scene, and the message she left behind.Scheduled to appear at the pre-Grammy Awards party given annually by her mentor, the music impresario Clive Davis, on February 11, Whitney Houston arrived in Los Angeles a week early, without fanfare, and checked into the Beverly Hilton with her small entourage under the pseudonym Elizabeth Collins.The entertainer, whose incredible talent was discovered at an early age, was pronounced dead at p.m. ET) at the Beverly Hilton hotel despite resuscitation efforts, a police spokesman said.
But early this year, with new music, a new man, and a new movie— due out this summer—she seemed to be resurfacing.
Before going, Jones laid out a gown for Whitney to wear that night. M., Jones returned to the room, where Whitney’s bodyguard and brother-in-law, Ray Watson, was on watch in the hall.
Jones entered the suite, and when she walked into the bathroom she found Whitney facedown in a foot of water in the tub.
She always said that if they would make a film about her, only I could play her.‘She taught me how to sing Acapella.
She taught me that singing Acapella would make my voice stronger and stronger.