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Singer Whitney Houston dead at 48

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Los Angeles, Calif. - Representatives announced Saturday that superstar singer Whitney Houston has died. She was 48.

Her publicist, Kristen Foster announced the entertainer's demise, but did not disclose the cause of death or where Houston died.

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Houston had a tumultuous marriage to fellow singer Bobby Brown, and could not escape rumors of drug use in recent years.

According to ABC News, in a 2002 interview with Diane Sawyer she said “The biggest devil is me. I'm either my best friend or my worst enemy.”

Houston was the daughter of gospel singer Cissy Houston and the cousin of 1960's music icon Dionne Warwick. She was also the goddaughter of 'The Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin.

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