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4 things you never knew about Whitney Houston

Kevin Macdonald's new documentary Whitney contains some major revelations about the late singer's life and career, from her pre-fame romance with Robyn Crawford to charges of childhood sexual abuse committed against her by first cousin, Dee Dee Warwick. Here's another story you may not have been aware of: in the early '90s, Houston was at the center of a kidnapping scheme dreamed up by none other than Osama bin Laden. Macdonald disclosed that wild story—one that he cut from the finished film—in a recent interview with Yahoo Entertainment. (Watch our video above.)