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Whitney Houston's Family

Cissy is EXPLOITING

Whitney's Death For Cash

6/10/2012 6:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Whitney Houston's mom is pulling a Joe Jackson -- cashing in on her child's tragic death ... that's what some family members think of Cissy Houston's plans to write a tell-all book.

Sources close to the Houston family tell TMZ ... Cissy's new publishing deal with Harper-Collins for a memoir is merely a lame attempt to make money -- since Whitney left everything to Bobbi Kristina -- and not at all about honoring the late singer.

One source said the book -- which is slated for release next year -- could also be a PR move for Cissy, claiming ... "She will try to come out looking like the world's greatest mom, when in actuality, she wasn't."

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1.

Jordan    

You are kidding me Who would ever expect broke cissy houston who got no money from whitney when she died then signed to do a reality show based on whitney houston now is writing a tell all book on how she was a crack whore and how her daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is going to be a crack whore I for one am shocked!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

815 days ago
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harleyharlett    

well no sh**t sherlock!! - what took them so long - did cissy stop sharing w/ the rest of the houston's so now they want to screw her?? - (not saying that's a bad thing)

815 days ago
3.

bunny    

Will we care when nobody buys her book and she kills herself? Nope.

815 days ago
4.

Susan62509    

What's with these greedy sicko ugly parents that want to cash in on their own children immediately after their death? Do they think money will expedite their mourning? LOL, WHAT mourning !!!!

815 days ago
5.

Jackazz flatts    

Whitney's been clean for 4 months now

815 days ago
6.

pacifier311    

To the author: You cannot even divulge ur name. You guys in this publication are despicable, you eavesdrop on people's walls and make up stories and accusations, conclusions without a hint of a doubt. Do you realize you pry on people's lives to make a living to feed your greedy selves and your families. Your category of media group had ruined people, destroyed lives. This is, we real fans, want. We want to hear from them and not from you people who shamelessly cash in on people's stories - worse is you tell grapevine stories. If you don't want to buy and read it, then back off because there are millions of us who will. Tabloid writers you are worse than the drug addict you attack. This drug addict een in her personal struggles, had helped thousands if not millions to have better lies through her humanitarian works/charities/music. So have shame.

815 days ago
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JLB    

Nooooooooooooo...stop pulling my leg. Who woulda' thunk it?

815 days ago
8.

Faye    

Ya think? That's been apparent almost from the day Whitney died. I've lost all respect for her Mother.

815 days ago
9.

STFU    

What a ridiculous/disgusting comment for the family to make.

815 days ago
10.

Truth    

I ASSUME THESE SO-CALLED "FAMILY MEMBERS" ARE FROM THE EX-BROWN SIDE OF THE FAMILY??? WE ALL KNOW SINCE HARVEY LOST RAFFLES VAN EXEL AS THE HOUSTON FAMILY SNITCH HE'S NOW AFTER BOBBY BROWN, ETC. FOR HEADLINE GRABBING HYPE! #EPICFAIL #TRUTH!!

815 days ago
11.

Truth    

IT'S NO SECRET THE BROWN'S AND HOUSTON'S STILL DONT AND NEVER HAVE GOTTEN ALONG. BOTH FAMILIES HAVE BEEN ACCUSING EACH OTHER OF WHITNEY'S DEATH PUBLICALLY AND ON SOCIAL MEDIA. NO DOUBT ONE CAN ASSUME BOBBY BROWN AND FAM IS AT IT AGAIN SEEING THAT KRISSI IS NOT DOING BOBBY'S LAME REALITY SHOW BUT PAT HOUSTON'S. HATFIELD'S AND MCCOY'S, THE BLACK VERSION 2.0. #EPICFAIL #TRUTH!!

815 days ago
12.

ihateskanks    

Lol of course. Who didn't see that one coming, honestly

815 days ago
13.

ihateskanks    

I bet her entire family were up her ass constantly for money loans and etc when she was rich

815 days ago
14.

South Beach    

Well, so much for supporting and doing what's best for her granddaughter. That didn't take long.

815 days ago
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Deelight    

South Beach...lol First it is Whitney's mom You must be dumb or can't read. Maybe she (Ciss)y wants people to see how crack is wack...

815 days ago
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