Whitney Houston Interview
Issue: Dec. 1995-Jan. 1996
Story Headline: Wholly Whitney
Background: People knew her for her angelic voice incomparable to any other artist, but she had recently proven her acting chops with the box office hit, The Bodyguard, released one year prior. This time around, Whitney Houston was back at it again alongside Hollywood heavyweights, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine and Lela Rochon, bringing the Terry McMillian novel, Waiting to Exhale, to the big screen. VIBE sat down to talk to the emerging diva about her tumultuous marriage, the new film and who the real Whitney was, truly and wholly.
Article Excerpt: "I love my sexy baby,’ she says of Brown, smiling big. ‘And then some.’ Whitney Houston's been got. And it looks like that kind of love that no one else can tell you shit about--'cause you know. Because you're up in it. ‘We got our thing. We do our thing.’ And, she tell me, ‘You can make it work." "The independence of black women," she says in a matter-of-fact tone, ‘is very difficult for black men."