Ex Husband, Bobby Brown Speaks on Whitney Houston’s Death 6 Years After

Six years after the death of legendary soul singer, Whitney Houston, her ex-husband, Bobby Brown is speaking about her death in a new interview. He suggested what he thinks might have been the cause of her death  has said in a new shocking interview that he doesn’t think drugs played a part in the superstar’s death.

“I don’t think (Whitney) died from drugs,” singer Bobby Brown told Rolling Stone in an interview published Wednesday. “She was really working hard on herself to try to be a sober person.”

Brown, who was married to Houston from 1992 to 2007, rejected the notion that drugs were a factor in her death, even after his wife and manager Alicia Etheredge -Brown noted during the interview that there were drugs in Houston’s system when she died in 2012 .

When asked what he believes led to Houston’s death, Brown said: “Just being brokenhearted.”

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Recall that Houston was found dead in a bathtub in a Beverly Hills Hilton hotel room just before the Grammy Awards in 2012, and coroner confirmed that the singer died by accidental drowning, but cocaine was found in her system.

At that time, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office said that Toxicology testing measured 0.58 micrograms of cocaine per millilitre of blood drawn from a vein in Houston’s leg during the autopsy.

The testing also found marijuana, the anti-anxiety drug Xanax, the muscle relaxant Flexeril and the allergy medicine Benadryl in Houston’s body when she died.

Their only child, daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, died three years later in 2015 in a similar occurrence. The 22-year-old was found unconscious in a bathtub at her Atlanta home and died months later in hospital.

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Brown also revealed he’s still waiting for justice in the death of his daughter. An autopsy showed that drug intoxication and immersion led to the pneumonia and brain damage that killed her.

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Bobbi Kristina’s boyfriend at the time, Nick Gordon, was found legally responsible for her death but was not charged with a crime.

Nick and Bobbi

Bobby Brown expressed frustration that Gordon is “still walking around free,” he told Rolling Stone.

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Brown, who is in the midst of a bit of a career resurgence after struggling with substance abuse and serving time in jail, said he stayed sober in recent years for one simple reason. He told Rolling Stone;
“The love for my kids. The love that they give me. My older kids know everything about me, and they still love me.”
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