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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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16.

writenow    

Anna Nicole Smith. No bathing. In the future, Showering might be the best for those on multiple medications with all their doctor friends and friends who are asleep on the job.

883 days ago
17.

Nasiba    

I AM SO SAD. I FEEL SO AWFUL.
MICHAEL, AMY, WHITNEY. I LOVED YOU ALL SO MUCH. ALL ICONS ARE GONE. I GREW UP WITH YOUR MUSIC, SONGS.
WHAT'S GOING ON? PLEASE GOD, STOP IT.

DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
DEATH PENALTY TO ALL DRUG TRAFFICKERS.

883 days ago
18.

craig    

was that wankster rapper in the room when she died or just staff?if jay ray wasnt in the room people should stop asuming it was his fault.I will admit i thought it was him at 1st but if your not there then..

883 days ago
19.

brad    

One of my favorite rock stars, drummer John Bonham from Led Zeppelin died from alcohol asphyxiation. He is widely considered to be one of the best drummers of all time. He was only 30 years old.

He was drinking heavily all day and he basically died because he couldn't wake up and he choked on his own vomit.

You can die in all sorts of ways when you are high on street drugs or drinking heavily. Overdoses, car crashes, walking into traffic, falling down stairs and off balconies, etc.

Playing around with prescription drugs is even worse. People die more from prescription drugs than cocaine and heroin COMBINED. No joke.

883 days ago
20.

Tiggy    

Nasiba - take a valium you will be fine....
man, get a grip...
It's sad but her own fault.
Her team...LOL..take care of her??? What, she should've been taking care of herself.

883 days ago
21.

Superman    

Yeah, the PR campaign has already begun. Ummm, what adult takes baths?!? Really! I can understand getting in a whirlpool from time to time, especially if you have an injury or some skin condition. But, nobody takes baths to get ready to go somewhere.

883 days ago
22.

no1uno    

"her legs were up"...Sounds like she was masturbating. Did they say if a Vibrator was found anywhere near her?

883 days ago
23.

Truth    

HER HAIR STYLIST TIFFANIE DIXON WAS THE ONE THAT FOUND HER. SHE HAD BEEN HOUSTON'S HAIR STYLIST FOR OVER A DECADE.
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http://tiffaniedixon.net/
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#TRUTH!!

883 days ago
24.

nita    

Bullshi#!

883 days ago
25.

Jake    

The Everytime video replicated but in real life.

883 days ago
26.

Toilethead    

Sounds kind of like a slip and fall. But nobody does that.

883 days ago
27.

get real    

Bet it was a Large slanted tub. Short in the Back, steep in the front. Sounds like she was relaxing and fell asleep, or she had a heart attack. All the Staff in her room and nobody checked on her after 15 minutes. Guess an Entourage is worthless..
RIP feel very bad for her.

883 days ago
28.

Beth Ann    

If she was in there over an hour, what did she say to her mom who was on the phone with her 30 min. before???

883 days ago
29.

Samuel Houston    

Are few words to explain how I am right now. Most now know that the music does not exist anymore Without your voice.
Whitney you not only is the most beautiful voice that already existed as the singer is also more beautiful.

Music no longer exists:

Without the voice of Whitney Houston

Without the Dance Michael Jackson

883 days ago
30.

brad    

You know what cheap over the counter drug at your local convenience store kills a few thousand people every year is? Tylenol or acetaminophen.

If you take too much tylenol it causes liver damage so bad that it sometimes kills people. Some people die when they mix tylenol with a lot of booze. That puts plenty of people into the emergency room and into early graves.

That's one reason that painkillers like Vicodin or hydrocodone is so dangerous. It has Tylenol in it and people keep popping vicodins in order to relax and get high. That TV doctor "House" was popping Vicodin on that show all the time. It's not something to take lightly.

Doctors get addicted to prescription drugs all the time. They can't legally write prescriptions for themselves but they can more easily steal drug samples that the freakin prescription drug companies give them.

883 days ago
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