10) Whitney stopped by Airport security in Hawaii
Airport security guards spotted marijuana in Houston and Brown’s bags at a Hawaiian airport in 2000.
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9) Whitney Houston calls into The Wendy Williams show
In 2003 Houston called into Williams’s radio show to set the record straight regarding her personal life. During the interview Williams confronted Houston about her drug use, Whitney responded “Don’t talk to me about that sh**.”
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8) Whitney’s daughter Bobbi Kristina depicted in a photo doing drugs
In 2011 Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown’s daughter Bobbi Kristina made headlines after a picture was released depicting the teenager snorting cocaine.
7) Whitney Houston on Being Bobby Brown
Houston was featured in the Bravo reality show Being Bobby Brown. During the show’s run she popularized the term “hell to the no.” After media scrutiny for her behavior on the show, she would not agree to a second season.
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6) Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown go to Israel
In 2003 Whitney Houston and her husband Bobby Brown embarked on a spiritual retreat to Israel. During their trip Houston and Brown stayed with a group of Black Hebrew Israelites.
5) Whitney performs on Good Morning America and loses her voice
In 2009 Houston performed in a Good Morning America concert. Whitney blamed her voice loss on and earlier Oprah show taping telling fans, “I’m so sorry. I did ‘Oprah.’ I’ve been talking for so long. … I talked so much, my voice.”
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4) Whitney Houston on the Oprah Winfrey Show
Whitney Houston discussed her drug addiction with Oprah Winfrey in 2009. “I didn’t think about the singing part anymore. “I was looking for my young womanhood,” Houston told Winfrey.
3) Whitney Houston’s European comeback tour in 2010
During Houston’s 2010 European comeback tour the singer received some of the worst concert critiques of her career. It was reported that fans walked out during many of Houston’s shows due to her diminished vocal abilities.
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2) Whitney Houston’s appearance on Michael Jackson’s 30’th Anniversary Special
Whitney Houston appeared emaciated on the “Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special.” Her thin frame fueled media rumors of drug use.
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1) Whitney Houston interviewed by Diane Sawyer
In 2002 Whitney sat down with Diane Sawyer for and ABC Primetime special. During the interview Houston responded to drug allegations saying, “Let’s get that straight. Okay? We don’t do crack. We don’t do that. Crack is wack.”
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Whitney Houston is making headlines again and this time not for her music. Allegations of drug and alcohol abuse have plagued Houston for the latter part of her career. Recently the Grammy Award winning singer has entered an out-patient rehabilitation program for drug and alcohol abuse. Fans of the superstar are left wondering when will Houston make a permanent change for the better?
Here are theGrio’s picks of Whitney Houston’s top 10 worst moments.