In a report about Whitney Houston‘s relationship with Ray J, a source told the Daily Beast that Ray J may have had other intentions besides love. The Daily Beast interviewed several people who were close to the two — including Karrine Steffans, who’d had a sexual relationship with Ray J before. The resulting article mentions that Ray J and Whitney had been dating since 2007; that Whitney accepted his flirting with other women, since he claimed it was just for the cameras; and it also mentioned the argument between Whitney and Stacy Francis, over Ray J, which took place 2 days before Whitney’s death. It also gave Karrine Steffans’ account of Ray J, in which she told about an incident between him and Bobby Brown. She said,
“Bobby was crashing at my house because he didn’t have a place to go. And Ray J called and wanted to give Bobby a message. He said something that was braggadocious, kind of in a taunting way: ‘I’ve got your woman.’ It fueled a not-so-good thing between him and Bobby… Being in love with Ray J is easy… He encouraged her to be all she could be, to be the Whitney that we loved.”
But most importantly, the article said that many people who were close to Whitney felt like Ray J was using her for fame. They claim that he was trying to pitch a reality show based on his relationship with her. Supposedly, Ray J’s publicist confessed,
“It was his show, and they shot footage of the two of them together that appeared in the sizzle reel, which was being used to pitch the show.”
I guess we’ll never know if there was any truth to this.