BOBBY BROWN ON WHITNEY: I’M NOT THE REASON SHE’S GONE

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120501030258-bobby-brown-today-show-story-top.jpgPlenty of chatter has persisted over the years about what impact, if any, Bobby Brown may have had on Whitney Houston’s life and career, and now the late legend’s ex is speaking out.

In an interview that’s set to air on the “Today” show Wednesday, the R&B singer says that for one thing, he’s not responsible for Houston’s battle with drug use. According to Brown, Houston’s use of substances began “way before” they met.

“I didn’t get high [on narcotics]before I met Whitney,” Brown told “Today’s” Matt Lauer. “I smoked weed, I drank the beer, but no, I wasn’t the one that got Whitney on drugs at all… It’s just unexplainable how one could, you know, [say that I]got her addicted to drugs. I’m not the reason she’s gone.”

Houston’s life was cut short in February of this year due to an accidental drowning, with the “effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use” being contributing factors, according to an autopsy report.

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