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For the first time since the death of her daughter, Cissy Houston has spoken out.

In an interview that will air Monday on New Jersey's My9's 10 O'Clock News, Cissy Houston says she still has her "moments" of mourning since Whitney passed away in February.

"I'm not there yet. I don't think I'm any more courageous than anyone else. I am a true believer in God, if I could bring her back I would, but that's not possible."

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News broke yesterday that cocaine was found in Whitney's hotel room, following coroner confirmation that the singer died with that drug in her system.

The artist's substance abuse problems have been well documented, of course, but Cissy says she can't hold herself responsible for these issues, not after so many years of attempting to intervene.

"I know I did the best I could," she says. "I don’t blame myself. I know I did the best I could for everything."

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We have an update on the passing of Whitney Houston.

A week after the official coroner's report listed this singer's cause of death as being a heart attack, likely related to cocaine use, it's now been confirmed that the drug was, indeed, discovered in Whitney's hotel room at the time her body was found.

Whitney Houston ABC Interview

Initial reports had been sketchy on this fact, with rumors circulating that cocaine may have been present in Houston's system - but no traces of the substances were anywhere near the bathtub in which she drowned.

Allegations of someone tampering with the evidence even ran wild.

But now sources connected to the investigation tell TMZ that "white, powdery remnants" were taken into custody and later identified as cocaine.

Does this put the tragedy to rest? Sadly, probably not. Accusations of who supplied Whitney with her drugs of choice will continue for the foreseeable future. Ray J has already been forced to come out and defend himself against this charge.

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When Bobby Brown was arrested this week on suspicion of DUI, few people were surprised. It wasn't exactly the singer's first arrest.

Among those who saw another run in with the law coming for this New Edition members? Cissy Houston, the mother of Whitney who has been telling everyone in her circle that Bobby is a bad influence on 19-year old granddaughter Bobbi Kristina.

Bobby Brown at Work

Sources tell TMZ Cissy feels "vindicated" by the arrest and hopes the incident helps her case: that Brown should "keep his distance" from his child, who has been going through a great deal of turmoil since her mom's passing last month.

Referring to her dad, one insider says: "This is the last person she needs to be around."

It doesn't sound like Bobbi will need much convincing. Rumors state that the teenager is hoping to change her last name in the near future in order to separate herself as much as possible from her law-breaking parent.

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The coroner's report may now be out, and we may now know the official Whitney Houston cause of death, but that doesn't mean the controversy surrounding this artist has gone away.

On an edition of CNN's Headline News last night, Leolah Brown - the sister of Whitney's ex-husband, Bobby Brown - came right out and accused Ray J of supplying her former sister-in-law with the cocaine found in her system at the time of her passing.

Brown referred to Ray J as Houston's "runner boy."

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In response, a rep for the singer has released the following statement:

"Even though Leolah Brown was nowhere near the Beverly Hilton Hotel on the day Whitney Houston died, Ms. Brown falsely claimed that Ray J was at the hotel and contributed to Whitney Houston's death. Even the most minimal inquiry with anyone actually in contact with Whitney would reveal that Leolah Brown had been out of contact with Whitney for more than a year."

Earlier in the week, Ray J also shot down chatter that he was in possession a sex tape starring himself and the late "I Will Always Love You" legend.

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The Los Angeles County Coroner has released the official cause of death for Whitney Houston.

According to the report, the singer passed away due to an "accidental drowning" that was related to heart disease and also the presence of cocaine in her system.

A Final Image of Whitney Houston

An insider tells TMZ that it's "very possible" the heart attack caused Whitney to pass out and fall under the water. It's also likely this was triggered by the use of cocaine. It should be noted, however, that no cocaine was found in the hotel room where Houston passed away.

Law enforcement officials have said from the beginning that no foul play was involved in the tragedy and nothing in this report suggests anything different.

Perhaps now folks such as Nancy Grace can let Whitney rest in peace.

UPDATE: Coroner Chief Craig Harvey said in a news conference that evidence points to Whitney as a "chronic" cocaine user and that the traces in her system were "acute," meaning she took the drug immediately prior to passing away.

Other substances in her system at the time included: marijuana, Benadryl, Flexeril, and Xanax. They played little to no role in her death.

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Considering his resume, we suppose this rumor was inevitable...

A rep for Ray J has come out and shot down chatter that his client is in possession of a sex tape, and/or any amateur pornographic material, starring the singer and late girlfriend Whitney Houston.

Sex Tape Actor

"The despicable tabloid report released today claiming the existence of a sex tape between Ray J and Whitney Houston is not true," this source tells TMZ, denying accusations that Ray J is holding naked videos or photos of Whitney for ransom.

Ray J, who was dating Houston at the time of the her death, has reportedly agreed to enter grief counseling in order to deal with his pain.

His reputation for filming bedroom conquests was solidified after he captured himself and Kim Kardashian boning and helped sell it to the public.

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Yes, Bobby Brown really might write a memoir about his life with Whitney Houston and - brace yourselves for this revelation, folks! - a source says the tell-all would pretty much just profit the washed-up artist.

"He's not going to address anything that will cast him in a negative light," an insider tells E! News of Brown's book. "And that's why people, I don't think, will buy the book. They're going to see that it will most likely be completely self-serving."

Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston Photo

From leaving Whitney's funeral early, to making odd in-concert statements about himself and his wife, Bobby has been less than respectful since Houston died, many believe.

What great revelations is he going to have in this book, the same E! mole wonders, adding that Brown would just be after a paycheck if he went through with the plan and:

"Don't forget he signed the confidentiality agreement [when he and Whitney divorced]. He may have to get somebody else to write it. A ghostwriter. What am I saying? He's not going to be writing it anyway, of course he'll get somebody else to do it."

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One month after the death of her mother, Bobbi Kristina Brown sat down with Oprah Winfrey for a revealing chat on the latter's network Sunday night.

After greeting the host with a hug, the 19-year old told viewers she was "doing okay," adding: "I'm getting through it. I'm doing as good as I possibly can... just trying to keep going."

Oprah and Bobbi

Bobbi, of course, has been the subject of many rumors and headlines since her mom passed away on February 12, with drug problems allegedly surfacing again and family members supposedly pushing her to check in to rehab.

But the teenager said she's doing her best to hang in there, and that she receives help on a daily basis from her mom.

"I can hear her voice in spirit talking to me, 'Keep talking to me. I got you.' She's always with me," Bobbi said. "I can always feel her. I can always feel her with me. She always asked me, 'Do you need me?' And I caught myself, out of nowhere, I didn't even know I said it, I said, 'I'll always need you.'"

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Ray J still keeps a photo of Whitney Houston in his phone. He says the image is helping him cope these days.

"It's just such a tough time for me," during the Brotherhood Crusade/Mothers in Action press conference yesterday. "I've been through a lot in these past few weeks. I'm able to look at life in a whole different way. I always look at my phone because I got a picture of somebody I really love and it helps me through the day."

Sad Ray J

Ray J - trying to shed his reputation as the guy who filmed himself having sex with Kim Kardashian - is giving back through the Brother Crusade. He's donated school supplies, including Beats by Dr. Dre Headphones, clothes, backpacks and notebooks via the organization.

But times remain trying for the man who was dating Whitney before she died on February 12.

"I'm really emotional right now and I really don't know what to say," he told reporters. "But I will say I love and hurt. I enjoy being around people that support me and give me a sense of peace. That's what these kids mean to me and what the Brotherhood Crusade does for me.

"The most important thing of all is that God is talking to me. God is talking to me right now, and now is the time to listen. My ears are open."

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This Sunday, Oprah Winfrey will sit down with members of Whitney Houston's family, including her sister Patricia and her daughter Bobbi Kristina.

Did the late singer's sibling see any signs that her loved one was headed down such a destructive path? That she would pass away at such an early age? Yes and no.

"The handwriting was kind of on the wall," Patricia tells Oprah in one of the following videos. "I would be kidding myself to say otherwise."

However, she added that Whitney's life appeared to be headed in a positive direction. Finally.

"Things were changing, things were really changing with her, very much so," Patricia said. "It wasn't about the substance abuse or anything like that relative to the latter days or anything like that, I think it was more of lifestyle.

"I saw her chasing a dream, looking for love in all the wrong places."