With the times counting all the way down to the official launch of A Tune for You: My Life With Whitney Houston, a memoir by the late singer’s former confidant and shut pal Robyn Crawford, new excerpts proceed to be shared, outlining stunning particulars from the singer’s life, as advised from Crawford’s perspective.
Following the discharge of an besides which detailed Crawford’s allegedly romantic relationship with Houston, one other has been shared alleging that comic Eddie Murphy tried to warn the “I Look to You” singer in opposition to marrying R&B singer Bobby Brown.
In an excerpt obtained by Folks, Crawford claimed she watched as Whitney Houston grew to become captivated by Murphy in the course of the course of their relationship. The 2 ultimately dated within the mid-1980s whereas their careers had been on a meteoric rise.
“She was extra all in favour of Eddie Murphy, however he was elusive,” Crawford wrote earlier than claiming the singer “misplaced herself” within the alleged imbalance of the connection.
“In the future when Eddie was supposed to come back to dinner, I caught a glimpse of Whitney,” she continued. “She was sporting a black gown and low-heeled sling backs. For a second, I assumed, ‘Boy, I want she was doing that for me.'”
Crawford added that when Murphy skipped out on the dinner, Houston was left “devastated,” leaving her involved that her pal was growing an unhealthy give attention to her relationship with the comic. She detailed, nonetheless, that the 2 ultimately broke up and continued with their lives, having immense fame.
She claimed, nonetheless, that issues took an sudden flip, years later, when Houston acquired a surprising telephone name on the morning of her marriage ceremony day to Bobby Brown on July 18, 1992.
“[That day], Eddie Murphy referred to as to say she was making a mistake,” Crawford wrote. “However she pressed forward.”
Because the world is aware of, Houston and Brown went on to have probably the most recognizable celeb marriages in Hollywood historical past. They ultimately divorced after virtually 15 years of marriage.
Neither Brown nor Murphy has addressed Crawford’s claims.