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Whitney Houston

Found Underwater

2/12/2012 8:57 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Whitney Houston was found in the bathtub of a Beverly Hills hotel yesterday ... with her face underwater
Whitney Houston was found in the bathtub of a Beverly Hills hotel yesterday ... with her face underwater ... people close to Whitney tell TMZ.

According to our sources, her stylist, hairdresser and two bodyguards were among the people in the room at the time. We're told they became worried about Whitney because she had been in the bathroom for over an hour and it was time to start getting ready for the Clive Davis party. 

Our sources say they began to knock on the door and there was no answer. We're told the hairdresser, who is female, went in to check on Whitney. She immediately screamed and, according to our sources, one of the bodyguards came running in and pulled her out of the tub. 

We're told Whitney's face was below the water and her legs were up ... like she had slid down the back of the tub. 

According to our sources, her body was very cold and the bodyguard attempted CPR. That's when hotel security was called. 

Paramedics arrived shortly thereafter, but Whitney was pronounced dead at 3:55 PM.


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Not surprising, tbh.

985 days ago

Celebrities Suck    

her own team failed her... If they felt that she was taking to long they should have checked on her earlier not wait over an hour later.

985 days ago


hard to feel sorry for someone that didnt respect there own life, so no great lost.

985 days ago

Home Skillet    

Did they not recognize that she was high? Did nobody in that room think, "Hmmmm, she's high - a bath might not be a good idea. I'd better check on her." Unbelievable.

985 days ago

Celebrities Suck    

she died under the nose of people that were suppose to be watching over her. Body guard, stylist, hair and make up, etc! Her entourage totally failed...

985 days ago


Wow. It could have happened to anyone. If she was taking Xanax like the reports say, that medication makes you drowsy and can put you in a dead sleep.

985 days ago


Have they questioned Ray J yet? What's up with people acting shocked about all this? Whitney was fab back in the day but she's been a crackhead for years. This is no surprise. Also, look at her choice in men? Bobby crackhead Brown and a dude who did a sex tape with a Kartrashian!

985 days ago


Let see, Brandy is responsible for one murder and now her brother is also responsible for a murder. You lower the standards of celebrity and you let the serial killers in.

985 days ago


I tell you what, it must have been strange to be at that big Clive Davis pre-Grammy party last night.

It must have been chilling just knowing that Whitney's 48 year old dead body was a few floors above them in her hotel room. Insiders close to Whitney probably knew that she was found underwater in the bathtub too. It must have felt a bit like a real life horror movie.

985 days ago


That would explain her sudden death- i have been so tried relaxing in the tub, that i almost fell asleep once, after that i finished my bath and got out of the tub. Someone should have checked on her sooner, not many people stay in the tub over an hour. Something tells me she probably died 15 mintues after she got in the tub.

985 days ago


Be safe Stars/Alcoholics: Take showers and sleep on your stomach!

985 days ago


YEA xanax,thats my story and im sticking to it

985 days ago


The only accountability unfortnately is on Whitney. A cat only has so many lives. RIP Whitney.

985 days ago


I hope she's OK.

985 days ago


I am sure the Xanax put her out and helped her drown without even knowing it

985 days ago
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