"I just felt I wouldn't be losing much". The singer's finest pal Robyn Crawford, who also alleges that she when experienced a passionate, sexual relationship with Whitney, has occur forward with tales that she's sharing in her memoir A Song for You: My Lifestyle With Whitney Houston.
"And then all of a sudden, we were face to face".
"She said, 'I don't believe we should be physical anymore.' The music business was a world that we were learning and we didn't want anything to interfere with where she was going", Crawford revealed, adding that she was never upset by Houston's decision.
She says it began when they met as teenagers at a summer camp in 1980. She is the author of a new book, she has a long-term partner and family, and she is speaking out about her relationship with Whitney for the first time.
Robyn Crawford said she thinks Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina realized about the pair's enjoy affair.
Right after Whitney passed away at the age of 48 in 2012, Robyn attempted to get her mobile phone selection to Bobbi Kristina through mutual buddies.
ET recently spoke to songwriter Diane Warren - who wrote numerous songs for Houston - at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Patron of the Artists Awards, and she shared how she felt about the upcoming release Crawford's new memoir.
Now Houston's best friend of 30 years, Robyn Crawford, has finally revealed all about their relationship.
Crawford details that Houston presented her with a Bible, saying people would use their relationship against them.
The 58-year-old broke her silence about their brief secret romance for the first time this week.
On the day Houston married Brown, Crawford says that Murphy called and told her she was making a mistake, but "she pressed ahead" and married the former New Edition singer.
Despite being as close as they were, their physical intimacy came to a halt before Houston became a celebrity. Houston, nearly 17, invited Crawford, 19, over to her house in Newark, New Jersey one day where they "talked and talked". And that evening was the night that we touched. She responded by asking Houston if she loved Brown, to which she replied yes. Our story. And I hope that in doing so, I can set us both free'.
Whitney's mother, Cissy Houston, had publicly indicated that her daughter was straight but she wouldn't support her being gay.
According to PEOPLE, Crawford disclosed what it was like to be by Whitney's side as she exploded into superstardom. "Whitney was a lovely friend".