Bobby Brown said he wasn’t the one who got Whitney Houston hooked on drugs.
During an interview with Robin Roberts that airs Tuesday, the 47-year-old said the first time he saw her snort a line of cocaine was right before their wedding. (RELATED: Bobby Brown Reveals Just How Similar His Daughter And Whitney’s Deaths Were)
“It wasn’t me who started her,” Brown said. “I take my part and I take it hard for me even being a part of it, but we all have our own minds and some of us are stronger than others.”
“She did drugs, but drugs didn’t do her,” he continued. “She knew how to handle herself. It only made me, you know, love and want to protect her more at the time. (RELATED: Nick Gordon: Whitney Houston’s Daughter Abused Drugs After Her Death)
Brown’s full interview airs June 7 at 10 p.m. on ABC.