Posted on Wed May 2, 2012 08:00 AM PDT
Bobby Brown is opening up about the death of his ex wife Whitney Houston to the Today Show. The New Edition member is also alleging that it was Whitney who got him hooked on drugs.
Brown, who says he never used hard drugs until he met her, tells Matt Lauer:
- "I worried about it when ... we first got together until I tried it. And when I tried it, for some reason, I have an addictive personality. I coulda done something different, you know to ...ensure that she had a longer life. But ... you have to want it, you know?" "
During their 2005 reality show, Brown said it was a "wake-up, because we were able to see what others were saying about us .... (to) see that our drug use had affected our relationship, had affected the love we felt for each other."
Click thru to read his thoughts on their failed marriage.
As for their failed marriage:
- "Our relationship was great. I had 14 beautiful, beautiful years with that woman." And it's not just his revisionist history, he insisted: "I can honestly say that -- I love that woman with -- with everything that I am. And I believe she loved me the same way."
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