I take this [she gently caresses her long slender throat] very seriously, because this is my life."But dancing is fun, and if that's what people want, then cool, I can give that portion of myself to them. I'm a public servant in that sense."With that attitude, she welcomed the opportunity to sing the national anthem at the 1991 Super Bowl so she could show support for American troops in the Persian Gulf.Proceeds from the sale of the CDs and videos will benefit the Red Cross' fund to help military families."I don't make it my business to expose my relationships; it's hard enough just to keep one.
Her double-platinum I'm Your Baby Tonight album presents a harder-edged, more streetwise Whitney Houston, thanks to hit producers L. And so do her good friend Luther Vandross ("Who Do You Love") and her idol, Stevie Wonder, who writes, produces and joins her for the duet, "We Didn't Know."During performances on the Arsenio Hall Show and Saturday Night Live, Whitney was - as she says - "jamming," and that was just a preview."Yes, I can jam, but it ain't no big thing to me," she says after demonstrating her agile, rhythmic moves during rehearsals in Miami. People love me because I can sing, and that is what I concentrate on. I would rather sing than be able to do the |running man.' I don't take dancing very seriously.She told me that the way to a man's heart is not by opening your legs.