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Whitney Houston's Mother

Cocaine Relapse

From Comeback Anxiety

3/22/2012 3:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Whitney Houston's mother Cissy was shocked that her daughter was using cocaine at the time of her death but believes the relapse was triggered by anxiety over Whitney's comeback plans.

Sources very close to Cissy who have spoken with her in the last few minutes tell TMZ ... she believed her daughter was completely sober while shooting the movie "Sparkle." 

But Cissy says as Whitney got closer and closer to the Grammys -- where Whitney would make her comeback move -- she fell prey to the drug.

Cissy is saying hearing that Whitney was using again is like reliving her death -- it's that painful.

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Margaret Chavis    

We must all pray for our children because the devil stays busy....My heart goes out to Cissy and the family....

845 days ago
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p.w.    

why is she any different than any other drug addict,,,, that has thrown their life away.. call it what it is she was a drug addict that could sing really well and didn't with no self respect

844 days ago
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rodney rodgers    

This is in reference to mark. What a dumb ass!!!! Addiction does not care what color one is. This woman needs to be able to grieve in peace for her child without ignorant people like mark making stupid comments. May god bless whitney's mom!

832 days ago
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