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Okay -- -- -- And then there. And me. -- -- -- -- And that is the latest thing I'm not here. TV wine and -- has been inspiring audiences for years. Both as a solo artist and with his sister CC he's got a new album and -- new book in stores about the woman who has inspired him. His friend the late great Whitney Houston and BB joins us now to talk about all of this -- be great to see you Q you -- your being here what beautiful music. America America so timely tell us. Timely and when I went in to do it I didn't even realize we -- going to be in this election year but. A -- I'm sorry. -- -- That I was really pressed upon. In my spirit to do and and how that. I'm seeing -- it went who were. I realize one of the reasons I think the main reason. Is to encourage all of us fall in love with the country that we were blessed to live and and if we understand. That before in the party association that we're all Americans. Aha there's nothing we can -- -- and -- these songs I believe our tools to help us form this country. Mary -- -- element very inspiring and right now you're on tour. With it's hot. Thank you Marty hit -- -- -- -- is warning and road. What is being good you haven't. Food in about fifteen years or so Dave caused incredible talent and incredible friend as well. Somehow he obviously yes you know and so I'm learning -- you'll -- to be invited been a wonderful just a great way to types of people -- And -- the people you do. Tell us about your new book about Whitney Houston. And why today is especially. -- beautiful -- -- and a day of senate review yes we and and I say this in the book one of the things that was special to me. Was when she called when I caught her the -- holes were sound. So you can imagine that voice singing. You know the star spangled banner saying good morning -- You know it was what we shared and so today. -- is her birthday you know and so I still celebrate I sang happy birthday to her. You know by myself. But it's a book that celebrates all those moments. The 28 years and been great friends at the same time it was a way to embrace the pain. Of them lost very cathartic very. Enabling me to move from. From the pain to for the last season to the memories and so and also to let people know she was so much more than what the tabloids. Well yeah and you knew her on every level union -- singer and -- as a friend and I like and want part of your book you talk about. The Whitney that you're -- perhaps the most is the crazy -- Crazy -- be the crazy with the Whitney that you know when she's saying she really -- pour out her heart she was such a generous person. Which you with a simple girl I really describe her as a simple -- with this enormous. Gift. If she had to really catch up to you know -- it took her places -- he never imagine. And -- now sparkle of coming out rock and get to see her again. That's how I think she Q when she was filming his movie right when did he say -- CT CT. Founded in Detroit and if you -- and so that's. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- One of the fighting things is that when she showed up she was always whose grades so just imagine in the congregation she was -- -- in my brother's view site would have seen what I'm here -- -- can't stop us and I now we. All the -- I don't come -- -- -- -- -- go through this deal and that I you have with that with -- he was you know she was spontaneous she was just giving. And a wonderfully -- mr. tremendously but I'm learning now. With all the memories that you that. There's so many so many reasons to smile. -- was she happy with the film. She was home happy with the fear you know I remembered the difference between -- doing the bodyguard. And with -- doing you know waiting to exhale and and sparkled. And sparkle she had accepted the fact that you know what I can do this -- so she was comfortable and she was very excited and now you haven't seen -- -- that you are attending the premiere I honor I was doubting because I wanted to be by myself because just like the funeral home soon going to burst out of little you know here here and there. But I'm excited -- I'm going to -- -- in the sixteen. I'll be there to some very. If this evening thank you so much for being here with us today UV -- -- month and it.
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