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Whitney Houston Doc Includes Accusation That Cousin Dee Dee Warwick Molested Her

Whitney Houston Doc Includes Accusation That Cousin Dee Dee Warwick Molested Her

The documentary “Whitney,” which premiered Wednesday at the Cannes film festival, includes an accusation that Whitney Houston was molested as a child by her cousin, gospel singer Dee Dee Warwick.

Warwick, sister of Dionne Warwick, died in 2008 and was never publicly accused of sexual abuse. But in the film, Houston’s former assistant, Mary Jones, says on-camera that Houston told her Dee Dee Warwick abused her.

“She used to say, ‘I wonder if I did something to make her think I wanted her,'” said Jones. “I said, ‘Stop. A predator is a predator.'”

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Dee Dee Warwick was 18 years older than Houston.

Vulture said Jones believed the molestation deeply affected Houston, causing her to “question her sexual preference.”

Director Kevin Macdonald said in an interview with Vanity Fair that the accusation first came to

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