CMU reports on a bizarre event that took place in London last week. It involves a missing eye and some rather conflicting stories.
A number of different explanations doing the rounds as to why American R&B
singer Houston gouged his own eye out while staying in a London hotel last week.
MTV reported this weekend that the singer’s bodyguard said the self-harming incident was an attempt by the “devout Christian” singer to cleanse himself from the “sins and devils” of the music business. The bodyguard reportedly added that Houston “showed no pain and had no remorse”.
Reno Rankin and Andrew Rowe of On Point Productions, who used to manage the singer, say he is a diagnosed schizophrenic and that they suspect the incident was a result of him not receiving sufficient treatment for the condition…
The reason this caught my eye is that I suffer from a dodgey cornea in my left and find someone taking their eye for no good reason rather odd. I suspect we will learn more about this later.