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Cissy Houston Declines Invitation to Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Party

The singer's mother says it's "obscene" for her to attend the event held on the anniversary of her daughter's death.

Clive Davis’ 2012 Pre-Grammy Party will always be remembered as the event where the world lost a legend. Whitney Houston was found dead in her hotel room in the same venue where the party was to take place just a few hours later. This year, Cissy Houston says there’s no way she’d be able to attend Davis’ annual bash.

The music mogul extended a personal invitation for Houston to attend his affair, to which Houston politely declined.

“I got an invitation to the party, which is the most obscene thing. I don’t know why they would want me to come to the party in which she died, you know? Unheard of,” Houston told Access Hollywood. “I guess maybe he just sent me a copy for remembrance sake.”

Whitney was supposed to perform at Davis’ industry-renowned party last year, which still went on while the singer’s body was in the same hotel, just a few floors up.

While Cissy won’t be in attendance, Gary and Pat Houston said they are planning to attend.

“We’re going in support of Clive to show our appreciation of him as he honors Whitney,” Pat Houston confirmed.