"I saw her one time really high. I wanted to kill her, I really did, but I held myself back. And she said, 'Mommy, mommy...' and she was so sad and pitiful. I wanted to hurt her, I really did, because it hurt me so bad." WHITNEY HOUSTON's mother Cissy had trouble restraining her anger when she staged a surprise intervention at her troubled daughter's home during the height of her drug problems.