I loved this book so much that i rationed my self to make it last longer. Bebe winans on the whitney i knew, cece, and america. Whitney houston documentary reveals the first time she did. Few people can say they knew the late whitney houston as well as bebe winans. The whitney i knew by bebe winans overdrive rakuten. I would say no one, when asked who knew of their physical relationship, it was ours. Book interview with whitney houstons best friend robyn. Winans audio book is a beautifully honest portrait of this astonishingly. From profoundly moving personal moments to eyeopening accounts of triumph to the heartbreaking realities that led to her ultimate defeat, the untold stories are intimately woven throughout this.
Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. The whitney i knew library edition here is the whitney only family would know. Listen to whitney i knew audiobook by tim willard, bebe winans. This hardcover first edition of the whitney i knew has been personally autographed by bebe winans. Recording artist and composer bebe winans writes the whitney i knew as an intimate portrait of his longtime friend. For more on whitney houston and robyn crawford, pick up a copy of this weeks people, on newsstands now. I just finished reading the whitney i knew and i enjoyed it.
Whitney houston was sexually abused during childhood whitney, a new documentary about whitney houstons life, claims the late singer was sexually abused by a female family member when she was a. Bebe winans releasing book about whitney houston called, the. The whitney i knew audiobook by bebe winans, tim willard. The only reason i bought this book is because i know that she was close to bebe and cece and therefore the chances of reading a bunch of lies were slim to none. Without getting too deep, he shared her ups and downs and her love of christ in a way that any good friend would. Bebe winans, the whitney i knew only a few voices make people stop and listen and cry, writes close friend. And weve now learned that gospel singer bebe winans is also releasing a book, called the whitney i knew.
Bebe was with her when she was onstage and far from the spotlight, on the set and in the studio, through good times and the worst of timesand this very personal book takes readers inside all of those places to give a real and intimate picture of the whitney he knew. Robyn crawford says relationship with whitney houston was. After four decades of speculation that they were romantically involved, robyn crawford has spoken her truth. A song for you my life with whitney houston by robyn crawford read by the author. Bebe wrote with dignity and love and although i enjoyed the entire book, the funny personal stories are the best.
The celebrated gospel singer details his decadeslong friendship with houston in his new book, the whitney i knew, in. After decades of silence, robyn crawford, close friend, collaborator, and confidante of whitney houston, shares her story. Biggest revelations from robyn crawfords whitney houston book. The book arrived just before the release of houstons final movie, sparkle, which opens this friday in theaters. Whitney houston confidante robyn crawford confirms their.
This is a wikipedia book, a collection of wikipedia articles that can be easily saved. I write about it in the book that she called someone for help. The whitney houston that the world would come to know in shimmering gowns was, in reality, a simple. After a lot of buildup, robyn crawfords book, a song for you. In an interview with thegrio, the grammy award winning gospel singer talked candidly about his relationship with houston, and revealed what he believed to be some of the highs and lows of her life. Today, winans has released a tribute of another kind for houston, a book he wrote entitled the whitney i knew. One of todays bestloved authors, judith mcnaught launched her stellar career with this dazzling bestseller. Whitney houston fans will appreciate this book if you could sum up the whitney i knew in three words, what would they be. My life with whitney houston, is out and its just as dishy as promised. T he story told by robyn crawford in the pages of a song for you, an account of her decadeslong relationship with whitney houston is tender, moving and painful to. As soon as i saw this book i knew i had to listen to it. Bebe winans on getting real with the whitney i knew. So i believe for sure that whitney knew she needed to help herself and wanted to do that.
Whitney houstons best friend robyn crawford promotes new. They considered each other family in the truest sense of the word. It is a beautiful depiction of love, loyalty, friendship and family. Mel and whitney met in their chi omega sorority freshman year at ohio university. The whitney i knew overdrive read, kindle book, adobe epub ebook. Gospel singer bebe winans talks to the wall street journal business of celebrity host lee hawkins about the whitney i knew, his book about his friendship with whitney houston. Now, robyn crawford has broken her long silence to write about her relationship with whitney houston in a new book. The whitney i knew by bebe winans available in trade paperback on powells. The celebrated gospel singer details his decadeslong friendship with houston in his new book, the whitney i knew, in stores today. My life with whitney houston, robyn writes that, i realised that i needed to save myself. Bebe winans met whitney houston in church 28 years ago, and they.
Designed to boost selfesteem and build confidence, this beautifully illustrated book is perfect for any girl or boy who has ever felt a bit selfconscious about their hair and may need a reminder from time to time that its okay to. In the whitney i knew, winans has given us a wonderful giftthe gift of understanding. With obvious affection, yet remarkable transparency, winans opens a window into their 28 years of friendship and family closeness to offer a view of the whitney only a handful of people knew the. A virtual album of bebe winans treasured memories of his friend and sister, whitney houston. The whitney i knew by bebe winans hachette book group.
Inside whitney houstons relationship with best friend. The powerful but human story of whitney houston and the story telling voice of bebe winans. My life with whitney houston, crawford shares that their love was real but stifled, a romance that, at first intimate and sexual, wavered as whitney rose to fame in the 80s. In her heartfelt autobiography released late last year, a song for you. Though bebe is telling the story of the whitney that he knew, the book is also inspiring and gives whitney a voice that was snuffed out due to her iconic status that eventually led to her struggles with substance abuse. Somewhere outside the glare of the concert spotlights. But she acknowledges in the book that her daughter could be mean and difficult and questions at times how well she knew her. Listen to the whitney i knew by bebe winans, tim willard for free with a 30 day free trial. I miss her so much i miss the crazy whitney and the sweet, beautiful wonderful, and so talented whitney. Whitney houstons friend robyn crawford confirms love affair in new book updated.
Timothy d willard an exploration of the life of singer whitney houston from the perspective of the gospel singer who considered houston to be a sister and member of the extended winans family. Book interview with whitney houstons best friend robyn crawford. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the whitney i knew. Whitney knew she had a gift, and she chose me to ride shotgun all the way. It was the best therapy to deal with the pain and loss, bebe winans says of writing the whitney i knew, the grammywinning gospel singers inside account of the deep friendship he shared with the late whitney houston. Cissy houston, whitneys mama, spoke through her caring smile when i told her i was writing a book about the whitney i knew. Whitney, my love by judith mcnaught, paperback barnes. Where there was whitney, there was always robyn, until robyn quit and left in 2000 because she couldnt watch whitney spiral out anymore and also bobby brown. My life with whitney houston, crawford reveals more about the friendship that had never been uncovered before. Now in a special edition that features a brandnew, enhanced ending and endows familiar characters with new depth, whitney, my love lives on as the ultimate love story, one you can dream about forever romantic times. Whitney houstons confidante robyn crawford breaks her. There is one particularly poignant moment in the new whitney documentary about the late, legendary pop goddess whitney houston when her.
The whitney i knew king county library system overdrive. Only a few voices make people stop and listen and cry, writes close friend. Whitney houstons relative opens up about family struggle. In the new book the whitney i knew gospel singer bebe winans tells the story of his friendship with whitney houston. Mel is a closest friend, sister, and soulmate that whitney knew since she was 18 would be in her wedding someday. I learned from the best could i have this kiss forever if i told you that. He has won 4 grammy awards, 10 dove awards, and 6 stellar awards, has had a syndicated radio show, and has acted in both film and theater. Whitney houstons friend robyn crawford confirms love. I read this book and cried, due to the fact that we did not know or respect the whitney that bebe and his family knew. Listen to unlimited audiobooks on the web, ipad, iphone and android. Winans book is a beautifully honest portrait of this astonishingly gifted woman, offering tremendous inspiration and deeper understanding of human nature and.
While there will be those who undoubtedly treat the books contents salaciously, this isnt some tabloid scoop. About the book in the years between the first time bebe winans and whitney houston met in 1985, to the day he delivered the tribute that touched a watching nation at houstons funeral, a deep and unique friendship bloomed and thrived. For most of her public life, whitney houston was a mystery. Listen to whitney i knew by tim willard, bebe winans at. In the years between the first time bebe winans and whitney houston met in 1985, to the day he delivered the tribute that touched a watching nation at houstons funeral, a deep and unique. The stories in this book reveal the inside story of the effects of fame and celebrity. The whitney i knew audiobook bebe winans, tim willard. Whitney houston is as big a superstar as the music business has ever known. From profoundly moving personal moments to eyeopening accounts of triumph to the heartbreaking realities that led to her ultimate defeat, the untold stories are intimately woven throughout this bookalong with online video links to behindthescenes. The honsety in the fact that he did not approve of bobby brown. From profoundly moving personal moments to eyeopening accounts of triumph to the heartbreaking realities that led to her ultimate defeat, the untold stories are intimately woven throughout this bookalong with online video links to behindthescenes moments, highlights of her career, and neverbeforeseen video of whitney.1399 603 461 385 1032 1159 201 447 341 653 610 1418 1088 82 1196 1114 797 1497 269 845 645 490 945 1139 573 1185 1182 1485 1434 311 814 908 1191 1421 1154 907 1355 622 633 131