Behind-the-scenes footage shows Houston on the Detroit set of “Sparkle” this past year. She spent nearly two months in the city in a swanky suite at the Westin Book Cadillac. While she was in Detroit, Houston also was having doctors call in prescriptions for Xanax and antibiotics. According to a recently revealed autopsy report, 90 generic Xanax pills were ordered for Houston at a Walgreens at Mt. Elliot Street and Jefferson Avenue.A week before that, another prescription was written by a different doctor at the CVS Pharmacy on Woodward avenue, two blocks from her hotel suite. All together, four different doctors called in prescriptions for Xanax and antibiotics to pharmacies in Detroit, Los Angeles and Atlanta. Investigators recently contacted the Detroit pharmacies and interviewed medical staff who worked on the set with Houston. [Source Local4News Detroit]
In other news, residents of Newark, NJ are displeased at the $187,000 overtime bill for police services related to the Whitney Houston funeral. The private funeral police expenses for Michael Jackson’s funeral were paid by the estate.