Warwick had one sister, Dionne Warwick , and a brother, Mancel Jr, who was killed in an accident in at the age of At a performance by the Gospelaires with the Drinkard Singers at the Apollo Theater in , the Warwick sisters were recruited by a record producer for session work and Dionne and Dee Dee Warwick, along with Doris Troy , subsequently became a prolific New York City area session singing team. Warwick was regarded as one of the first openly lesbian performers within the music industry. Warwick continued to record for Mercury through the late s.
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Dionne Warwick, Photograph: Avalon. Even in the s, I heard rumors that Dionne Warwick might be gay. She had a lesbian manager that went everywhere with her, plus she never remarried after divorcing her husband twice in , in fact, she has never been linked romantically to a man in the past 40 years. In the early s when very few celebrities spoke out in support of people suffering from the new plague, Warwick was there with support, raising money and awareness. It was a massive hit, the Number One single of
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Whitney Houston was allegedly sexually abused by her cousin, Dee-Dee Warwick, her assistant and half-brother have claimed in a new documentary. The 'I Will Always Love You' hitmaker - who was found to have cocaine, marijuana and prescription medication in her system when she accidentally drowned in the bath in February and died at the age of 48 - is the subject of a new film about her life called 'Whitney'. And when asked who it was, she is claimed to have said: "It was Dee-Dee Warwick. According to The Times newspaper, Whitney's mother Cissy was never told about the alleged abuse, with her aunt claiming she "was ashamed".
Whitney Houston died nearly one year ago and her mother, Cissy, continues to ask herself: "Could I have saved her somehow? In a her new tell-all memoir, "Remembering Whitney," Cissy reveals intimate details about her daughter's highs and lows. Whitney drowned in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. Drugs were found in her system, a habit Cissy knew about.