Singer in legal battle

Whitney Houston is being sued by her stepmother Barbara over her dad’s life insurance policy.

The singer is accused of improperly keeping $1 million (£650,000) left by John Houston when he died 5 years ago.

Her stepmum claims that Whitney, 45, should have paid off the £468,000 mortgage on her father’s New Jersey house, where Barbara still lives, and returned the remaining cash to her.

Lawyers for both parties declined to comment, reports the BBC.

Alison Adey

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