That’s ‘Unheard Of:’ Cissy Houston Calls Invitation To Clive Davis’ Grammy Party ‘Obscene’

February 8, 2013  |  
Source: WENN

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Most people would give their right arm to snag a coveted invitation to Clive Davis’ Grammy party — but not Cissy Houston.

The mother of the late Whitney Houston, who died last year on the night of Davis’ shindig, expressed offense at having been invited to the record executive’s annual celebration, calling the invitation “unheard of.”

“I got an invitation to the party, which is the most obscene thing,” Houston, 79, told “Access Hollywood” on Thursday. “I don’t know why they would want me to come to the party in which she died, you know? … I guess maybe he just sent me a copy for remembrance sake.”

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  • Guest360

    I don’t get the offense. I’m not much of a Clive Davis fan, but if he didn’t acknowledge her or Whitney, I’m sure she would have had something to say about that too. Idk. Cissy Houston is starting to annoy me lately. Idk why she had to say anything at all other than “I decline your invitation” and keep it moving. From Bobby Brown, Bobby Kristina, her new book, and this comment, Imma need her to have several seats, get her head together, grieve for her daughter, and keep her personal issues with people private. Now she’s just making a spectacle of herself.

    • me

      Yeah that was my thought, too. Had he said nothing, she would still be pissed. SMH.

    • Pat and Gary are going? these two need to sit the hell down . Is it me or does this family seem to want to make her death their source of income and fame?

      • Guest360

        This whole entire family needs to be pushed into therapy and out of the spotlight. I don’t know if they’re trying to keep Whitney’s memory alive or if they’re using her death to make some money but whatever the case may be, they aren’t doing themselves any favors. Bobbi Kristina is an absolute mess. Cissy’s got a problem with everybody it seems. Pat and Gary want the publicity. And it’s just horrible. I feel like I’m watching a train wreck right now. It seems they are all still in the same place they were last year and it’s just not healthy at this point.

  • kierah

    Why is she surprised? They partied while Whitney’s body was being removed from the hotel.

    That being said, I think Davis didn’t want Cissy to feel like he just shut the door on her. He extended the invitation so that she could decide if she wanted to attend or not.

  • Gigi

    IMHO, not much consideration went into this invite. I can definitely understand Mother Houston’s being offended by it.


    Clive and Tommy Molatto (spell check) are cult leaders. Listen what MJ said about Tommy. Plz. All clive bragged about is his bungalow at whitney’s funeral. Money is all that matters to these thugs.

  • me

    I am NO cheerleader for Clive Davis, but I don’t think any harm was intended. They probably truly thought they were doing the right thing. I would decline but I would not be offended by it.