Houston’s longtime assistant, Mary Jones, initial made the accusations towards Dee Dee Warwick in director Kevin Macdonald’s documentary Whitney, which debuted at the 2018 Cannes Film Pageant, in which she claimed the I Will Normally Really like You hitmaker had confided in her about remaining inappropriately touched by her then-adult relative when she was a baby.
Whitney’s brother Gary also created an overall look onscreen and built related allegations in opposition to an unnamed feminine relative, who reportedly behaved terribly with both of those him and his singer sister, but their mom Cissy Houston publicly denied the gossip, as Dionne condemned the statements towards her sibling as „definitely untrue“.
Now Whitney’s longtime pal, Robyn Crawford, has provided up her views on the controversial subject, insisting the tragic icon would have stated something to her over the a long time experienced she been a victim of kid abuse.
Requested if Whitney had at any time mentioned the molestation to her in the course of her life span, Robyn instructed U.S. breakfast present Now, „No, she did not. She never stated to me that she was molested by Dee Dee, and we talked a lot about our families, and she shared her concerns about her family members, and disappointments, and the really like of her family members, and if there was any truth of the matter to that, I would know about it.“
Robyn also used the interview to dismiss the concept that she had still left Whitney’s inner circle due to her dislike of then-husband Bobby Brown, which is lengthy thought to have led to the two friends‘ estrangement, 15 yrs just before the legend’s demise in 2012.
„Which is not genuine, nevertheless Bobby was frustrating – he was very frustrating,“ Robyn admitted.
„Whitney and I didn’t slide out I was usually there for her, she knew that. We talked we had been in no way estranged.
Estranged signifies that someone calculated and explained, ‚You will not appear in this article.‘ That is not accurate.
„I moved on due to the fact I felt that I experienced accomplished all that I could do, but she understood wherever to come across me.“
And Robyn claims she carries on to come to feel Whitney’s existence to this day – even as she encourages her new memoir, A Music For You: My Lifestyle with Whitney Houston.
„I want to rejoice Whitney…,“ Robyn mentioned of composing the reserve. „She’s been with me all over. I would not be capable to tell the story that I have penned with no Whitney… and what I will say, is on my way listed here (for the Tv set job interview), I was wondering of her, and she mentioned, ‚Welcome to my world.'“