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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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151.

Entensity    

You know, 20 years ago you wouldn't have to specify a hairdresser being female.

921 days ago
152.

hummzz    

I pray Whitney's soul is finally at peace. Rest easy and in peace Whitney! You will forever be in the fabric of music and our souls. Some of our babies were made. This is so sad. I don't blame her staff in the least. Its not uncommon for someone to be soaking in the bath for an hour. It is no one's fault. God's will was done in His time.

921 days ago
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mich     

This is what happens to crack head...ahem I mean COKE heads (cuz we all know..."crack is whack!) But anyway, this is what happens the coke heads. They eventually die. No doubt and unbelievable talent, but I do not feel sorry for her one bit.

921 days ago
154.

Steve    

Just like this world, blame everyone else but the person that should be blamed. The comments about her entourage are crazy. Blame them you've got to be kidding....

921 days ago
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bac    

God Bless Whitney and may she Rest in Peace. Praying for her Daughter. Her music was amazing and I will always rmember her singing the National Anthem that brought many to tears.

921 days ago
156.

Me    

No one failed Whitney but herself. She made her choices along the way and apparently they got her in the end. She was a phenomenally talented person & the loss of her life,like any, is a sad thing. She is gone to early & tragically, thoughts and prayers to those remaining - her daughter & her family & true close friends.

921 days ago
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lorena    

is it possible this was suicide? i doubt it though but i dont fux with xanax white ppl drugs are CRAZY!

921 days ago
158.

Vincent    

At one time her career was as solid as a rock even though it didn't wind up being as big as it was cracked up to be and it all went up in smoke but for most people even that is just a pipe dream and for many they will say to themselves how will I know the deep cain she felt in side for when you go so low getting back up and soaring high can become the greatest love of all and now she is free to base herself wherever she wants.

921 days ago
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Vincent    

At one time her career was as solid as a rock even though it didn't wind up being as big as it was cracked up to be and it all went up in smoke but for most people even that is just a pipe dream and for many they will say to themselves how will I know the deep cain she felt in side for when you go so low getting back up and soaring high can become the greatest love of all and now she is free to base herself wherever she wants.

921 days ago
160.

jack    

Another sad tale of a musician gone. So much talent, beauty, I wish Whitney would
have kicked her addictions sooner. I was a big fan of her music. I'll leave the judging
and blaming to others. Right now this incredible voice is gone, rest in peace Whitney

921 days ago
161.

upyours    

it's pathetic that you droids blame her "lazy" entourage. She's an adult, not a baby who can't take care of herself. Its common for people to be in the bathroom for a long time, for example, 20 min. to poop out some rock hard poop, then a 40 min. shower or bathing. Stylist & hairdressers' jobs are.......um.... making sure she looks good, not "check up on her every darn minute to make sure she doesn't choke. & Bodyguards' job.....protect her from OTHER people who might want to harm her

921 days ago
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upyours    

haha you dumb americans and dumb american celebrities, can't you see that drug companies/medical profession and military control your dastardly country? What total scam, drug companies put chemicals in your food, make you fat & lazy & sick, so you AMerican droids go to the doctors, who then give you more drugs, and then you're addicted, then in pain, and then more drugs to keep you alive, then you are in pain @ 67, then more excruciating drugs, and you kick the bucket @ 73. Celebs have more money, so they kick the bucket sooner

921 days ago
163.

Catch22    

This was a death waiting to happen. Her entourage can't be with her while she's taking a poo poo or taking a bath. With the amount of drugs in her system, it finally gave out. She was probably smoking crack in the tub.

921 days ago
164.

Rodney Smith    

To me that entourage has always come across as flies around a piece of sugar. A bit shade tree.
What she needed were some real Health Guardians who would never in a second let her come near anything unhealthy. But that was not the configuration chosen.

921 days ago
165.

juels    

R.I.P Whitney sad to see u go so young :( n they should have checked on her if she was that long in the tub :s... lost but never forgotten one of my fav singers

920 days ago
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