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Where they used his funeral is going to be Saturday and her hometown of Newark, New Jersey.
In millions of are fans are left to wonder how this could happen is such a successful and talented performer.
Did the power and money that comes with her successor came -- success have led to were -- -- let's ask our man in Hollywood media and entertainment analyst.
-- we're gonna see -- Peter so but it is a sad state of affairs he did it fame and fortune destroy Whitney Houston.
The disease of addiction destroyer and it was over a long period of time and yes celebrity helps feed that because there's so much and security around it.
But your fans will still embrace issue -- than other people climbing up from below there's gonna overtake you.
You feed on that adulation that success in that journey.
And it does lead to a -- inevitable bad hand because it's a disease of the end of does not treated.
It kills and that's what you're seeing here that you see -- other people it's Amy Winehouse on Michael Jackson or marijuana grower Jim Belushi we seen a whole litany of folks.
Who our enabled by their enable us to maintain.
-- disease rather than cure and work on.
-- now is obviously it comes back to the individual the individual every day everybody has a choice that can make.
And that's what causes problems or good things to happen is that choice -- it does come down -- individual but there are a lot of enable urged.
In the world of fame and fortune power and money -- Yahoo! who can.
Push you -- one direction or the other.
How you're using both sides that -- the self destruct people like Whitney Houston and and that the folks who avoid that how does some people.
Avoid that getting -- able to do the wrong thing.
Two things day one they get help they actually want to get out.
They put people around them that don't try to maintain them because they're eating out of their trough sick of -- Who really just want to keep it the way it is so that they can continue to get their payday.
Rather people that are really true believers in the best interest of their clients and the people they're involved with.
That's a hard choice because of somebody's -- that they don't want anybody call into account.
It's a real disease that's not a fake there's no it's not just you know such as drugs David it's alcohol it's -- -- can be -- Addiction shows up in many different lows but there's so.
People who beat the addiction I think it Robert Downey junior he was in as deep as anybody's ever -- -- at least in its -- -- Whitney Houston was.
He got out of it how is how did people.
Remain a clean and sober when -- -- -- and that power and money environment.
They have to hit the bottom and have to see the light.
And they have to work at its at every single day job you don't really get rid of the addiction.
You Begin to manage you Begin to control it he that you're you know they say one you you both of the twelve step program and out probably both -- some centers for drug addiction.
You're still an addict you just managing the process not to fall back into the physical part of the addiction.
So it's a very interesting challenge and believe me Robert Downey junior is best victory was -- managing -- process to climb back up and not be -- -- God bless in my -- wish in the -- it's alright with but it.
We've a couple of minutes for -- insanity we're target about Jeremy -- who is then that New York -- greatest player of for the moment.
The next just made it six in a row with a last second three pointer -- -- is by -- he.
He has led to all kind of excitement here about what had been a losing team what do you make of the phenomena.
Well I -- -- -- Grammy you know he was on the Golden State Warriors RT that's your -- the year and I I don't know I don't want to I don't wanna make -- -- five point but go ahead.
And so I think it's really exciting you know.
The truth is he was -- -- -- the -- a great story.
And it's a great story in a big city like new York and ignore it really -- -- be in by the -- -- -- -- -- and he got that I finally got picked up by the war is after a year he got released and no team wanted -- in -- got Houston and -- it was released -- and after several weeks and have picked up by new York and in all -- picked up by New -- because Baron Davis -- -- and -- people -- needed somebody.
And that's somebody became.
Not person and that magical Cinderella story.
Really unfolded and when that happen.
He'd -- into that you he made it so I think I'm open enrollment form that'll be the kind of story analyst -- lots of the people not to give up and -- -- Either way ticket prices you know the secondary market on stub -- and stuff are up 65%.
Now for New York's -- knicks tickets.
The restaurants or do all T shirt vendors etc.
so this could really add to the bottom line of -- of the -- It will add to the bottom line in the next and you know I hope that when Amara Stottlemyre comes back and Carmela Anthony comes back.
They'll find his place in that circle and that the fans will continue to root for him and he will still be embraced as a value proposition -- -- I believe he will be.
But I think it just shows you know.
There is no guarantee -- side.
The superstar that doesn't reform and the somebody who has looked -- even a draft choice suddenly gets the time of the big stage and delivers KI.
I we we've run out of time but I think -- also your careers maybe this could be a movie you could turn into film.
Well I think they'll -- hard he's not on the Golden State Warriors anyway so why that would be.
Difficult challenge it would be tough for -- Peter god bless good to see -- thank you my friend.
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