Lawyer: Whitney Houston "Is Not Headed to Rehab"

Celebrity Body Mar. 18, 2010 AT 5:10PM
Lawyer: Whitney Houston "Is Not Headed to Rehab" Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Whitney Houston isn't heading to rehab for drug addiction despite a new National Enquirer cover story claiming otherwise.

"Whitney is not headed to rehab. She is headed to Paris, where she will be continuing her world tour," her lawyer, Marty Singer, tells UsMagazine.com.

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Singer slams the report that Houston, 46, suffered a "horrifying backstage collapse" as "ridiculous. It did not happen.

"It is ironic that at the same time that the Enquirer claims it is deserving of a Pulitzer for journalism [for breaking the John Edwards-Rielle Hunter affair story], the tabloid is continuously publishing stories comprised of brazen lies cobbled together from claims made from anonymous sources," Singer fumes.

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Houston -- who has been open about her struggles with drugs in the past -- released her first album in seven years, I Look To You, to strong reviews last September. The six-time Grammy winner has sold more than 170 million singles, albums and videos worldwide.


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