One of many nice beauties of pop, Whitney Houston’s luminous seems to be have been as fascinating as her legendary voice.
However by the point Whitney – who would have been 57 at present – died eight years in the past, many years of drink and drug abuse had ravaged her as soon as flawless voice and physique.
Discovered face down within the bathtub on the Beverly Hilton resort in Los Angeles on February 11, 2012, the tragic star was unrecognisable from fresh-faced singer and actress who had entranced audiences.
After all, the injury wasn’t simply on the skin. In keeping with The Bodyguard star’s grim post-mortem report, she had coronary heart illness so superior that one artery was 60 per cent blocked.
The ultimate act of the tragedy unfolded when Whitney arrived in LA every week forward of the Grammys.
She raised considerations the night time earlier than the awards along with her erratic behaviour, dishevelled look and mismatched garments.
Then simply hours earlier than her demise, she informed her assistant she had a sore throat and was going to take a shower earlier than Clive Davis’ pre-Grammys get together.
However at 3:35pm, Whitney’s assistant discovered her mendacity lifeless in about 13 inches of scalding scorching water that insiders stated might have been as scorching as 66°C when she died.
Swathes of pores and skin had been burned off her again, in line with the post-mortem report, inflicting ‘pores and skin slippage’ on her legs.
A needle mark was famous on her interior left elbow together with ‘the outlines of bilateral breast prosthesis’ and scars from breast implants.
Bizarrely, a wig was discovered to have been sewn onto her present hair, which was in lustrous situation.
Her eyebrows have been ‘sparse’, the coroner famous, however her hair was nonetheless full, black and wavy with ‘no balding’.
Her tooth, nevertheless, have been in a nasty manner with 11 of her entrance ones lacking, reportedly misplaced throughout marathon crack cocaine binges.
Tina Brown, the sister of Whitney’s ex-husband Bobby Brown, claimed Whitney knocked her tooth out in binges that went on for days.
“She loses them in the home and when she’s out on drug binges,” she stated in 2006.
“They value $6000 and the dentist has to maintain FedEx’ing her a brand new set,” she added.
Whitney hid her dire dental points by carrying a ‘maxillary dental prosthesis’, the report discovered.
Her official explanation for demise was given as unintentional drowning contributed to by coronary heart illness and cocaine use.