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"It Was Painful, Emotionally And Physically:" Whitney Houston Tearfully Recalled Having A Miscarriage While Filming "The Bodyguard"

Date August 27, 2019 13:49

Whitney Houston's life wasn't without its ups and downs. She had a strong and thriving career as a singer but things weren't so smooth in her personal life.

"It Was Painful, Emotionally And Physically:" Whitney Houston Tearfully Recalled Having A Miscarriage While Filming "The Bodyguard"Getty Images / Ideal Image

Mother and daughter's passing

Whitney Houston passed away in February 2012 and sadly, only three years later, her daughter Bobbi Kristina passed away at the age of 22.

"It Was Painful, Emotionally And Physically:" Whitney Houston Tearfully Recalled Having A Miscarriage While Filming "The Bodyguard"Getty Images / Ideal Image

Losing her pregnancy

For many years, there were speculations that Whitney had suffered a miscarriage while filming the hit movie The Bodyguard.

The singer eventually confirmed this fact in an interview with Barbara Walters. "I had a miscarriage," she said, adding that it did happen during the filming of the movie.

It was a bit painful, emotionally and physically. It was something I would have liked to have said myself but they didn't give me the opportunity. I was back on the set the next day.

Showing that she had moved on from the experience, the singer said. "it's over" then added that one year later, she welcomed her daughter Bobbi Kristina and she considered herself blessed.

Things were still tough in the motherhood front because a year after Bobbi was born, Whitney went through another miscarriage. This came days after she announced that she was pregnant with her second child.

"It Was Painful, Emotionally And Physically:" Whitney Houston Tearfully Recalled Having A Miscarriage While Filming "The Bodyguard"Getty Images / Ideal Image

According to AP, the miscarriage happened while she was on tour in Houston so she had to cancel a performance. A spokeswoman for the singer at the time said;

She’s sad but they hope to have more children.

Tributes to the singer

In reaction, several fans of the late singer had nothing but beautiful words to say about her. One user Valdimir Leroy wrote;

R.I.P Whitney you are loved and will always be missed...

Maya Lorton noted Whitney's words about not being given the opportunity to share her miscarriage experience;

It almost sounds like she was pressured into it because she was filming the movie...

"It Was Painful, Emotionally And Physically:" Whitney Houston Tearfully Recalled Having A Miscarriage While Filming "The Bodyguard"Getty Images / Ideal Image

Another netizen Missz Shey Luv said;

She was gorgeous!!! Rest Easy Whitney and Bobbi Kristina.

And Masha Thompson was emotional;

I wanna cry after watching this.

Whitney Houston was an iconic entertainer and opening up about such a devastating time of her life was a truly brave thing to do.