“The troubled star has been lined up by billionaire philanthropist John Caudwell to give a rare one-hour performance at the Cauldwell Children Legends Ball at London’s Battersea Evolution arena on May 8.
A source said: “Mr. Caudwell thinks it is important to raise the profile of the Cauldwell Children charity and stars such as Whitney Houston are the sort of people he’s hoping to attract.”
Whitney – who has battled an addiction to drink and drugs – has made few public appearances in recent years and also has a reputation for failing to turn up for shows.” Source
Now that’s a lot of money. I only hope that she is still able to display the vocal ability that she had in the 80s/late 90s, before alcohol and drugs became her two best friends.