From Pop Eater

On the heels of sub par and canceled live performances, Whitney Houston now has a much more serious low to battle — emphysema. According to the National Enquirer, doctors informed the singer that she is suffering from early stages of the lung disease, an obvious culprit to Houston’s poorly received vocal performances, as of late.

“She’s developed emphysema — and her doctors are warning her she’ll die a horrible death,” a friend of the singer told the Enquirer.

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