Whitney houstons friend robyn crawford breaks silence on. Robyn crawford on her love for whitney houston the guardian. The whitney houston story is being prepped for production now for the lifetime network and casting calls for several parts of all sizes are being organized now. There was not a single music sound clip, and way too much talk. My story of love, loss, and the night the music stopped. More acutely, it is the story of two women who, for the entirety of houstons life. The book will mark the first time crawford has spoken publicly about what. The muchtalked about whitney houston movie came on lifetime yesterday and we all know how their track record with biopics is less than stellar read.
Bobbi kristina, the illfated daughter of whitney houston and bobby brown, was a drug addict by the time she was 14 years old according to an explosive new book. The definitive account of whitney houstons astonishing life, groundbreaking career, and tragic death complete with neverbeforeseen photographs from the only. Jan 17, 2015 lifetimes movie whitney cherrypicks incidents from whitney houstons short life and presents bobby brown, her husband, as the sometimes heroic voice of reason. Bobby brown reveals shocking details about whitney houston.
Robyn crawford exposes the villains in whitney houstons. What didnt make it into lifetimes whitney houston biopic video. Whitney houston friends and family on robyn crawford. My research revealed whitney houston s many accomplishments as well as her struggles. Lifetime s whitney movie doesnt overtly portray houston and crawfords as a romantic one, but it certainly hints at itand that innuendo is certainly one of the juiciest elements of the film. Whitney houstons female best friend reveals on camera for. Bassett is on this subject because she has taken a brief pause in her acting career to step behind the camera and direct whitney, a movie that airs saturday jan. Whitney houston s lesbian lover robyn crawford tells all in new book she was perhaps her greatest love of all. What didnt make it into lifetime s whitney houston biopic video duration. The houston chronicle is proud to present a beautiful new coffeetable book, houston through the years. In this new commemorative, life books seeks to celebrateand try to explain whitney houston. This book takes you full circle through whitney houston s life, starting with her first solo in her mothers choir at the new hope baptist church in new jersey to her funeral in that very same church. My story of love, loss and the night the music stopped harpercollins, written with lisa dickey. My life with whitney houston, a new book out tuesday.
New details about the rumored relationship between the late whitney houston and her longtime friend, robyn crawford, are coming to light in crawfords new memoir, a. The whitney houston movie on lifetime was wrongly named. The houston story is a 1956 crime film noir directed by william castle starring gene barry, barbara hale and edward arnold. Lifetime has yet another documentary about whitney houston. Clive davis and whitney houston signing her contract with arista records, april 10, 1983.
From a secret lesbian relationship to a decadeslong struggle with drugs, five years after singers death, a new film whitney. Its a story of hard work, a story of growth and, sometimes, a story of moving ahead in the face of tragedy. After each meeting we enjoy a social hour at a place to be named in the meeting. Whitney houston s best friend, robyn crawford, spoke out for the first time on tv about their romantic relationship whitney houston s life in photos we were. Seven years after the death of whitney houston, and well into a time of consciousness about gender and sexuality, one of the most sensational story lines in the late singers life has remained. If there was a cliffs notes on whitney houston, it would be more informative and charming than this slapdash piece. Book interview with whitney houstons best friend robyn crawford. And we sometimes have to unlearn things we thought we knewe. The biggest detractor was the pseudohost josh sparkle johnson, a man who needs to work on his pervasive uh and um habit. Bobby brown opens up about sex life and whitney houston in.
Whitney houstons story in a lifetime film the new york. My life with whitney houston will describe the nature. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Houston also continually refers to the published version of the book he is writing, pointing out its similarities to others, ancient and contemporary. Whitney houstons most popular book is whitney houston my love is your love. The definitive account of whitney houstons astonishing life, groundbreaking. Angela bassett steps behind the camera to direct lifetime.
Robyn crawford exposes the villains in whitney houston. Whitney houston had a squeakyclean image for the first half of her career, but in the later years of her life, her troubles became more apparent. Robyn crawfords memoir to detail her relationship with whitney. Please click on the learn more button to see more details on each group. Go behind the scenes of the whitney houston lifetime movie duration. Singer whitney houston skyrockets to fame and has a tumultuous marriage with fellow entertainer bobby brown. Lifetime books reality series with whitney houstons family. Lifetime just booked whitney houston s family for a new series about her death. Whitney houstons best friend reveals their lesbian affair. Dec 06, 2014 on january 17, lifetime is hoping that you wanna watch whitney with somebody somebody who loves you hello, thats a play on the lyrics of whitney houston s hit single i wanna dance with. Everything about the late whitney houston is iconic. Whitney houston biography affair, divorce, ethnicity.
Whitney houstons daughter, bobbi kristina brown, found. In the last two years, two documentaries about whitney houstons life have. My story of love, loss, and the night the music stopped cissy houston, lisa dickey, dionne warwick on. The bombshell is dropped about threequarters of the way through whitney that both houston and her halfbrother, gary, were allegedly molested as children by their cousin dee dee warwick, the. Houston and bobby have several conversations about what will happen once their baby is born in that they agree. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that.
Whitney houstons story in a lifetime film the new york times. Whitney elizabeth houston is born in newark, new jersey to mother cissy houston, a noted gospel singer, and army serviceman and entertainment exec john russell houston jr. She was a very beautiful person, very good actor and singer. Crawford tells a compelling story of her life, her life with whitney and her life after whitney. The sad story of whitney houstons bisexual love triangle. Whitney houston was an actress and singer belonging to america.
A new whitney houston doc for lifetime interviews singer. Nick broomfields devastating portrait of a fatally conflicted existence. This heirloomquality, hardbound book captures the essence of the popular and unprecedented series of stories and images tracing houston citys evolution over the last 115 years since the founding of the houston chronicle. The sad story of whitney houstons bisexual love triangle whitney. Currently we are reading from the anthology the oxford book of american short stories. Whitney houston has 33 books on goodreads with 267 ratings.
Bobbi kristina brown, the daughter of the late singer whitney houston, was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her georgia home saturday before being rushed to the hospital, police said. This is everything about whitney houston when she was born until she died. Whitney houston was an american singer and actress whose first four albums, released between 1985 and 1992, amassed global sales in excess of 86 million copies. Whitney houstons lesbian lover robyn crawford tells all. Jun 09, 2015 7 shocking claims from whitney houstonbobbi kristina brown unauthorized biography. Reading her book, one gets the chilling sense not only of how alien. At the goddard school, we teach students the importance of helping others and making a positive impact in our community. My story of love, loss and the night the music stopped harpercollins. Whitney houstons confidante robyn crawford breaks her silence. Seven years after her death, whitney houstons best friend delivers an.
I owe it to my friend to share her story, my story. Whitney houstons dark family secret uncovered in new. Inside the lifetime whitney houston movies lesbian lover. My life with whitney houston by robyn crawford is the fourth book. Shocking details of whitney houston and daughter bobbi kristina browns.
September, 1920 february 2, 2003, and gospel singer emily cissy drinkard houston. Jul 16, 2016 whitney houston biography story journey documentary whitney houston biography story journey documentary skip navigation. For years, no one was closer to whitney houston than her best friend and confidante robyn crawford. Drugs, cheating and miscarriages more bombshells emerge from bobby browns new tellall about life with whitney houston i want to tell the real story. Whitney houston biography affair, divorce, ethnicity, nationality, salary, net worth, height married biography who is whitney houston. Whitney houston s female best friend speaks on camera for the first time about their secret romance, spending the. Jezebel the vital, honest, and previously untold story that provides an understanding of the complex life of whitney houston.
My life with whitney houston and millions of other books are. Robyn crawford shares her story as whitney houstons closest friend in her new memoir a song for you. Can i be me is an unauthorized documentary that marshals the voices of houston s friends and former employees. Bobby brown opens up about sex life and whitney houston in new book every little step. A new documentary tells whitney houston s story whitney. Whitney, airing saturday on lifetime, stars yaya dacosta as whitney houston, the grammywinning pop star who died in 2012, and arlen escarpeta as bobby brown.
In 2009, the guinness world records cited her as the mostawarded female act of alltime. Now, robyn crawford has broken her long silence to write about her. The sad story of whitney houston s bisexual love triangle whitney. If you click on the title, the link takes you to the book on amazon, and if you buy the book there, amazon will donate to our organization. Director angela bassett, stars yaya dacosta and arlen escarpeta on whitney houston and bobby brown. A bounty of thoughtful picture books for young readers helps guide them through ways to deal with their. Times left grandmother matilda cuomos name out of wedding story.
Jan 17, 2015 see what top critics are saying about whitney the hollywood reporter s allison keene praises decostas portrayal the makeup and wardrobe department did an exceptional job recreating houston. Yaya dacosta and arlen escarpeta star in lifetimes whitney houston biopic drama whitney, directed by angela bassett. Whitney elizabeth houston was an american recording artist, actress, producer, and model. Cissy houston remembers whitney, with love and candor usa today. Lifetime s whitney houston movie, whitney, is a biopic to the extent that a raindrop represents the ocean. In the crowded world of celebrity tellalls, robyn crawford, whitney houston s best friend and the vaultlike repository of her secrets, is a rare big get. She was one of the finest recording artists of all time and now her remarkable life story is set to be put on film for the world to enjoy. As i was researching whitney houston, it was through the focal point of her tremendous success and legacy as one of the greatest singers in music history. Whitney houston was born on august 9, 1963 in what was then a middleincome neighborhood in newark, new jersey. In a song for you, crawford worries that the scandal of houstons last years can. This hardcover coffeetable book serves as a photographic history of houston throughout the last 175 years. Lifetimes biopic of whitney houston is actually a movie.
Whitney houston author of whitney houston my love is your. Whitney houston by heather reed read free book online. The stories about houstons mother, cissy, are far more vivid and telling. Over the last 175 years, the people and the places featured in this book have contributed to the story of houston. We read short stories, approximately 20 pages per month. Whitney houstons daughter bobbi kristina was addicted to. Whitney houston movie lifetime watch full movies online. Whitney houston biography story journey documentary youtube. For this reason, we partnered with the goddard school energy corridor to donate 1,000 books to texas childrens hospital so children throughout houston can engage in a number of unique stories.
Get houston book and literature news from the houston chronicle on. But, i had hope that this would be a good one because angela bassett was directing, and yaya dacosta as whitney in pics was semiconvincing plus ive loved her since a. The sad, secret life of whitney houston the irish times. The first time bobby brown met whitney houston the bobby brown story duration.
Her own life was extraordinary, and in the end extraordinarily tragic. Whitney houstons best friend reveals a lesbian affair. The articles that i read helped me better understand whitney houston. She is popular for being labeled as the most awarded female act of all time in guinness world records in 2009.
Jan 28, 20 book deals frankly with whitney houston %27s drug use and troubled marriage to bobby brown. In the 1980s and into the 90s, whitney ruled the pop worldher songs were the soundtrack of our lives. Whitney houstons longtime friend robyn crawford says they. Seven years after the death of whitney houston, and well into a time of consciousness about gender and sexuality, one of the most sensational story. It was during that first summer that our lips touched and it felt wonderful. Whitney traces houston s story back to her early years in the streets of newark, new jersey, where she was born into a musical family that included her mother, esteemed backup singer cissy. Robyn crawford exposes the villains in whitney houstons transcendent, tragic life. Books by whitney houston author of whitney houston my. Whitney houston documentary reveals the first time she did.191 1072 902 1348 746 527 395 1464 86 983 1650 1557 759 1652 1263 691 338 211 1126 1058 104 1003 945 617 640 1336 235 578 942 1094 754 898 632 1236 392 1658 572 1008 232 233 201 379 1368 1258 735 1092 468