Throwback: Remember the Infamous Wendy Williams and Whitney Houston Interview?

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Whitney Houston | Phil Dent/Redferns

Whitney Houston and Wendy Williams had a long and tense history that exploded during an interview

Before she was dishing out hot topics as a daytime talk show host, Williams was one of the most notorious radio personalities. She spent over 20 years hosting shows during the afternoon drive in tops markets, including in Philadelphia and New York. Williams became known and oftentimes hated for revealing the scandalous secrets of the top celebrities. 

One person who remained on Williams’ lips during her radio career was Houston. Williams often reported stories on Houston’s drug use, her seemingly erratic behavior, and the tumultuous moments of Houston’s marriage to Bobby Brown. Despite such, she begged Houston to come on her radio show.

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Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown | Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images

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Houston finally agreed to a phone interview with Williams in 2003 and from the start, the

Wendy Williams’ knack for giving her opinion and dishing celebrity gossip has landed her on the naughty list of many. Throughout the years, many celebrities have feuded with Williams, calling her out on her approach to journalism. One of which is Whitney Houston. The two famously butt heads during an interview on Williams’ radio show.

Whitney Houston | Phil Dent/Redferns

Whitney Houston and Wendy Williams had a long and tense history that exploded during an interview

Before she was dishing out hot topics as a daytime talk show host, Williams was one of the most notorious radio personalities. She spent over 20 years hosting shows during the afternoon drive in tops markets, including in Philadelphia and New York. Williams became known and oftentimes hated for revealing the scandalous secrets of the top celebrities. 

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One person who remained on Williams’ lips during her radio career was Houston. Williams often reported stories on Houston’s drug use, her seemingly erratic behavior, and the tumultuous moments of Houston’s marriage to Bobby Brown. Despite such, she begged Houston to come on her radio show.

Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown | Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images

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Houston finally agreed to a phone interview with Williams in 2003 and from the start, the interview was tense. The legendary singer confronted Williams about constantly speaking about her personal life and scolded Williams for doing so to her and others.

Williams did not back down, she asked Houston about Brown’s trouble with the law and how it impacts their only child together. Houston snapped back, threatening Williams and cursing throughout their conversation. 

By the end of the interview, however, both women shared their love and admiration for each other and agreed to finally meet in person. Houston also thanked Williams for supporting her music and constantly playing her records on her shows.

Wendy Williams maintains that she’s a lifelong fan of Whitney Houston

The 2003 interview with Houston was Williams’ first and last time interviewing the star. Still, Williams has always said she’s a fan of Houston’s and when she landed her daytime talk show, she often spoke of Houston during her Hot Topics segment. She also brandished a fan with Houston’s face on it during the early days of her show.

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Williams took Houston’s 2012 passing hard. She poured her heart out about Houston during

Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet

      

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