The impromptu performance was brought about thanks to the show's Wig in a Box segment — and it's safe to say that the Oscar nominee brought his A-game for the number.
While it has always been rumored that Whitney had a relationship with her friend and assistant Robyn Crawford, no one that knew Whitney personally would confirm the relationship until now. Cissy once told Oprah it would have “absolutely” bothered her were Whitney in a “gay relationship” with Robyn, who she also didn’t like much.
reports that the book details the discussions Whitney and Bobby would have about the women’s relationship and that he ultimately was OK with her having an extra-marital relationship with Robyn, who he thinks would still be in her life today were she still alive. In her own book, Cissy maintains the two were “very good friends.”Tragically, Whitney will continue to be a mystery to us as we lost her too soon, but the public fascination with such a talented, beautiful, strong woman is a testament to how much she meant to so many, even if we didn’t know her as well as we would have liked.
Most of the common theories surrounding Whitney Houston's descent into drugs and eventual death have to do with the influence of her husband Bobby Brown. Maybe it wasn't her marriage to Bobby that turned her into an addict but breaking up with her lesbian lover, Robyn Crawford.
While everyone has been talking about Whitney's private life in the past week, gay activist Peter Tatchell is first to say point blank that Whitney had a long-term relationship with her best friend and former assistant Robyn Crawford.
She is home in New Jersey with her family.'I join your mother in pleading with you to face up to the truth now, right now, and there is no more time or postponement.
You must think not only of yourself but you must think of those who love you. I will stand by you with love and caring to see you through it to new found peace and happiness in every way as a woman, as a mother, as a role model to inspire the rest of the world.In the soon to be released film Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives, the legendary music executive reads the message he wrote to Whitney after seeing her perform at a 2001 Michael Jackson tribute concert looking emaciated and gaunt.'Dearest Whitney, When I saw you Friday night at the Michael Jackson concert I gasped.When I got home, I cried,' writes Davis in the letter, which first appeared in his memoir The Soundtrack of My Life.'You need help and it must begin now.Otherwise, she lives a relatively private life and will likely not comment on Bobby’s book or subsequent interviews where he’ll likely be asked more about the topic. It is worth noting that Angela Bassett‘s Lifetime biopic why she thinks gay rumors surrounded her:“I ain’t ‘ho’-in. Whitney Houston was long rumored to have had a secret same-sex romance with her best friend and assistant, Robyn Crawford, and Bobby Brown tells Us Weekly in the new issue that it’s all true.