Bobbi Kristina And Nick Gordon Relationship In Focus On ‘The Houstons’

Bobbi Kristina and Nick Gordon kissing

Lifetime’s upcoming original series ‘The Houstons: On Our Own’ is set to premiere October 24th at 9/8c. The documentary-series will chronicle those closest to pop music icon Whitney Houston, including her daughter Bobbi Kristina and mother, Grammy Award-winning singer Cissy Houston. Others featured on the program are Whitney’s sister-in-law and manager Pat Houston and Pat’s daughter Rayah, Whitney’s brother Gary and family friend Nick Gordon.

“I didn’t see her as an idol,” Bobbi Kristina said about her mother. “The glam and the glitz. I didn’t see that. I saw a mom.”

Bobbi and Nick also talk about their controversy engagement in the preview clips, raising eyebrows since Nick was taken in by Whitney more than a decade ago and was considered the singing legend’s unofficial adopted son.

“The family has me out to be a bad person,” Nick complained in the teaser video. For her part, Bobbi said, “I’m in love with him. They want to see us fail. I’ve got one thing to say, you won’t.”

Whitney’s sister Pat said, “Not only do I have a 14-year-old daughter, I have inherited another daughter with a boyfriend.”

Watch a preview after the cut.

R&B Artists React To Whitney Houston’s Death

Several R&B artists are sharing their thoughts on Twitter following the news that Whitney Houston had been found unresponsive in her room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday afternoon and declared dead after paramedics were unsuccessful performing CPR on the singing legend. Houston was 48. Among the Tweets:

Willow Smith (@Willow_Camille1): R.I.P Whitney… :) we will always love you<3

Rihanna (@rihanna): No words! Just tears #DearWhitney
I honestly can’t think of anything else!!!
Feels so strange being at the Grammy rehearsal right now!!
If I should die this very day… Don’t cry!!! #DearWhitney

Michelle Williams (@RealMichelleW): I don’t know what to say….

Jawan Harris (@singerjawan) Im not even gonna believe Whitney Houston just passed away… Nope?? Not having it.
My heart dropped when I heard about her… Smh.
R.I.P Whitney Houston
Life is short… Thank GOD for what you have, Even if you feel it’s not enough. GOD BLESSED YOU with 1 life. Live it and Enjoy it!?? # ItsOn

Aaron Fresh (@AaronFresh1): I am deeply hurt by Whitney Houston’s death… I love u and u will forever be tee best! #teamfresh

Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys): I feel sick…. Life is precious, we are fragile souls. Let’s love each other! I miss you beautiful Whitney, the whole world misses you!!

Chrisette Michele (@ChrisetteM): It was hard to sing tonight and think of Whitney at the same time. Chicago you were a beautiful audience. I love you.

Kelly Rowland (@KELLYROWLAND): I am beyond heartbroken. Whitney Houston was undoubtedly one of the greatest singers & performers of all time & such a huge influence on me. She embraced me when I first started out with Destiny’s Child, with love, with encouragement and with that powerhouse voice. My deepest sympathies and prayers go out to her daughter, her mother and to all of her loved ones.


Whitney Houston Extends Rehab Stay

Whitney Houston in a silver dress

According to TMZ, Whitney Houston is extending her stay at a treatment center for drug and alcohol addiction voluntarily. Earlier this week, the R&B star had completed a 30-day out-patient program which she also entered voluntarily. The 47-year-old hired a full life coach to help her stay on the straight and narrow.

Bobbi Kristina Scolds Whitney Houston For Jab At Flabby Daddy

Whitney Houston thought it was hilarious when she joked about ex-husband Bobby Brown. Their daughter wasn’t so impressed. After a TMZ videographer told Whitney about Bobby joining ‘Celebrity Fit Club’, Whitney responded, “He needs it.” Bobbi Kristina later told her mother, “That was so stupid.” The video segment at MySpace has since been removed.

Whitney Houston ‘Million Dollar Bill’ Video

Whitney Houston 'Million Dollar Bill'

Whitney Houston is out with the video to her new single ‘Million Dollar Bill’, the second release from the American R&B singer’s seventh studio album ‘I Look to You’, out now on Arista Records. Watch the Melina Matsoukas directed video below.

Whitney Houston At LAX

Whitney Houston checks into Los Angeles International Airport looking refreshed and ready for a comeback on Thursday (February 12). The singer, fresh off an appearance at Sunday’s Grammy Awards, was glowing and wasn’t shy to show off a giant flashy ring on her left hand as she makes her way through the terminal.

Watch a report from TMZ at YouTube.

Whitney Houston And Ray J At Villa

Whitney Houston was spotted entering and exiting Villa in West Hollywood on Monday night (July 28), joined by Ray J. The paparazzi questioned the singer about her comeback album, but only managed to elicit a smile and wave from the Clive Davis protégé. Watch footage below.

Bobby Brown Blames Whitney Houston For His Drug Problems

Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Monday night, “In his autobiography, Bobby Brown blames Whitney Houston for turning him on to drugs. He said, ‘Before I met Whitney’, he never even used cocaine. Translation, ‘Before he met Whitney, he could never afford cocaine’.” … And in his book, Bobby Brown also says he scored with Janet Jackson. To which Michael Jackson said, ‘Hey, Bobby, that wasn’t Janet’.”