Whitney Houston was in denial about her drug addiction, wrote record label mogul Clive Davis, in his new memoir "The Soundtrack of My Life."
Davis includes letters he sent Houston, from the beginning of her career to the morning after her shockingly thin appearance in September 2001 at Michael Jackson's 30th anniversary concert at Madison Square Garden.
"Dearest Whitney: When I saw you last night at the Michael Jackson concert, I gasped," he wrote. "When I got home I cried. My dear, dear Whitney. The time has come." He implored her to get help.
According to Showbiz411, Davis wrote that he brought Houston and her entourage to his home in Westchester County, New York, as a kind of intervention. But she wouldn't listen when he tried addressing her problems. "She was in complete denial," Davis wrote. "I knew that if an addict does not want to get help, there ultimately is very little that anyone else can do."
Davis supposedly supported, but didn't engineer, at least two other interventions and rehab stints, that didn't work.
Davis got the call about Houston's death while dressing for his annual pre-Grammy dinner. She was in his hotel suite that week. Davis wrote "There are moments when time stands still, and you feel as if you can't even begin to comprehend the words that are being spoken to you. That's how I felt right then."
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