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Whitney Houston

Prescriptions Found

Possible Drowning

2/11/2012 11:50 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The body of Whitney Houston was just removed from the room on a gurney.  It will go to the morgue for an autopsy to determine cause of death.
No illegal drugs have been found in the hotel room where Whitney Houston died -- at least not yet -- but prescription drugs were present, and it's possible the singer drowned in the bathtub ... TMZ has learned.

Sources tell us ... when EMTs arrived Whitney's body was already removed from the bathtub so it will take an autopsy to determine if she OD'd, drowned or died from some other cause.

Informed sources tell us ... Beverly Hills cops -- who were still searching the room at the time this story was posted -- found various pill bottles. There was no evidence that Whitney was drinking alcohol in the room.

Whitney's body was just removed from the room on a gurney.  It will go to the morgue for an autopsy to determine cause of death.

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61.

who cares    

They are going to be able to figure out who took that picture and I dont see Ed Winter there in that group, my money is he is the one telling TMZ about the deaths and thats why TMZ breaks these stories before all other media. It looks like the one black gentlman in the background is looking at and knows who took that pic. And you know LAPD is watching this website closely looking for the mole in the department leaking information to TMZ. They are not doing this through the normal and legal means of getting information. TMZ will be shut down with a quickness when they get caught

798 days ago
62.

Fat Mike    

Which lowlife took that photo? Unbelieveable! I didn't want to see that.

798 days ago
63.

Michael Jackson Was A Pedo    

It always sucks when somebody that's actually talented dies suddenly.. unless they're a pedophile like MJ. That was joyous and something to celebrate.
It sucks that Whitney died way before her time though. Such a talent. One of the best female vocalists ever.
How is it somebody as talented as her dies but yet Kim Kardashian and Lindsay Lohan just keep going on living while slowly ruining the entertainment world. Ugh.

798 days ago
64.

Areader    

So very sad! My prayers go out to Whitney's daughter, family and friends that they will find comfort through our savior Jesus Christ. It should be noted that Whitney knew Jesus as her savior.

798 days ago
65.

disinter    

This is the difference between TMZ and a real news site. A normal news website would have covered this once in detail but since TMZ only reports on quasi celeb news, when they report on something big, they have to have 20 different stories on it. I suspect we'll have at least 2 or 3 new stories per day on this for the next 2 weeks most of which won't even be news. Then they will go back to reporting on some rapper that no one has ever heard of punching a woman.

798 days ago
66.

kim    

THAT'S ANOTHER BAD THING ABOUT DRUG ABUSE-- NO MATTER WHAT YOU DIE FROM PEOPLE WILL " ALWAYS " THINK IT WAS DRUG RELATED EVEN IF THE DR.S SAY IT WASN'T... BUT THE PEOPLE WHO PAY THE MOST ARE THE PEOPLE LEFT BEHIND GOD BLESS HER FAMILY ESPECIALLY THE CHILDREN OLD OR YOUNG :-(... R I P...

798 days ago
67.

good as gold    

Ok so she had some drug issues in the past, no-one here is perfect. Even know her singing voice wasn't as good as it was 10-25 years ago, she is still one of the BEST female vocalists the world has EVER seen. Watch the 1991 Super Bowl National Anthem. So give her some respect because there is absolutely NO PROOF she was doing any illegal drugs or abusing prescription drugs at the time of her death. Its very possible she slipped and hit her head in the bathtub knocking her unconscious in the water which made her drown. I doubt any of you calling her an addict will apologize when her toxicology results come back with nothing abnormal because many of you posters on TMZ are haters.

798 days ago
68.

who cares    

Let's get this straight *******s. A young girl lost her Mother and a Mother lost a Daughter. How fu ck up are we to grudge her in death. I have a family member that has gone to rehab 8 times and still won’t stop smoking crack. THIS IS NOT A JOKE. Until were here what happens we really don't know so its speculation. BYE BITCHES. WE HAVE GROWN MEN HAVING SEX WITH KIDS AND MEN RAPING WOMEN BIG BEN AND WE WON'T PUT DOWN WHITNEY IN HER DEATH. KISS MY AZZ. I PARTIED TO HER MUSIC IN THE 80'S DISCO'S. WHO’S NEXT MADONNA RRINCE BEYONCE JAY A KAYNE WEST? THE LAST ONE I COULD CARE LESS.

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What does men having sex with kids have to do with this ya nut case or even men rapping women???? How about bringing up mothers killing all their children????? What does this have to do with men??? Lay off the crack woman I can tell you are a lesbian and have hatred for men and or straight men!.

798 days ago
69.

Martin    

OK, it was an event. A moment in time. It's over with. There's nothing to see here. Move along.
Why is anyone surprised?
Hose down the bathroom and rent that room out to the next guest. California needs those room taxes.

798 days ago
70.

dan    

Quit hating and fix your own flaws. The haters are the ones that are addicted to food (there fat) and on the there way to diabetis. Sex addicts. Hopefully not molesters. Usually the haters have a trunk of junk. God knows they have family that are all screwed up and they make excuses for them. They just all forget where they came from. And, need to quit being so hard and miserable to trash people. Judge yourself or your family. Find yourself fool. Your not perfect. None of you!!!!

798 days ago
71.

burner    

Why is Hollywood the only place on earth where they condone workplace impairment? Is money that much more important? Any other workplace you'd be fired and/or arrested. Yet in Hollywood they get away with it on the stage and on the streets.

Its a sad statement that we don't enforce the laws equally and we let a business world make Everest amounts of money at the expense of performers such as Whitney and their fans, the youth of today.

What gets me almost as much as the above is this is the same business community who want to handcuff the global community access to the freedom of the internet. All I can say is shame on them!!!

RIP Whitney

798 days ago
72.

American Mom    

I know the police need to do an investigation, however, everyone really needs to come up with a better way of treating the grieving family. I believe her daughter had a right to see her. It is important to see your loved one for help in the morning process. It is very important for people to have closure. I bet there are no classes for the police or hospital personal on how to better treat the family. I would like to see the immediate family be treated with great respect for their pain. They could have let her daughter see her after they removed her from the room or something because I am sure they needed to keep her from entering the room. It is expected for someone to cry and scream even when someone they loves dies. The grieving family should have some rights and get treated with kindness. The daughter will never forget that day.

798 days ago
73.

3Storms    

Prescription dugs are more abused these days for getting high than street drugs are. These drug-makers know EXACTLY what they're doing with spending billions to convince you that you need their drugs before a doctor has had a chance to diagnose you.

798 days ago
74.

Jacqueline    

It's so sad, another talented loss. If you've ever heard the song by Motley Crue called Dr Feel Good....thats what this is. Too Too many Dr's prescribe these medicines in mass quantities, for no reason other than they have a celebrity client. So Sad.

798 days ago
75.

Carl    

I graduated high school 1988. I dated a girl our whole senior year and when it came time to go off to college, I wasn't accepted to the same college.. Long-distance relationships are tough at that age.. We tried, but ended up breaking-up. She made me a tape that included Whitney's "All at Once". Give it a listen.. Still cuts me to this day.. THANK-YOU WHITNEY! You were amazing..

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