Whitney Houston: The diva who had it all

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Whitney Houston: The diva who had it all

Drawing on her own experiences, Whitney produced and starred in Sparkle about a successful girl group derailed by fame and drugs.

She played the mother of singer Jordin Spark's character.

Her godmother Aretha recalls being delighted by the preview.

"I thought, boy she looks good, healthy, fresh and has that twinkle in her eyes!" said the queen of soul