Cissy Houston On Daughter’s Rumored Gay Relationship: I Would Have ‘Absolutely’ Disapproved

Cissy sat down with Oprah for an intimate interview about her late daughter Whitney Houston on “Oprah’s Next Chapter.” In the interview, which aired on Monday, the 79-year-old discussed powerful excerpts from her new book, “Remembering Whitney.” In one chapter, Cissy reveals to Oprah Winfrey, that had Whitney been gay, she would have “absolutely” had an issue with it.

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Cissy Houston Addresses Rumors About Whitney Houston’s Sexuality

When Whitney Houston was 16, she met Robyn, the woman who would become her best friend. From the start, Whitney’s mother, Cissy, says she was critical of their relationship. For years, rumors persisted that Robyn and Whitney were involved in a romantic relationship—something both women repeatedly denied. Now, Cissy addresses the speculation and reveals why she wouldn’t have condoned a lesbian relationship.