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'Clive Davis should have cancelled Grammy party'

UPSET: Chaka Khan blasts record executive for holding event hours after Whitney Houston died

SINGER CHAKA Khan has blasted Whitney Houston's mentor Clive Davis for having a party just hours after her shock death on Saturday.

The post Grammy award bash was held a few floors beneath the room where the singer was found dead, in the Beverly Hills Hotel.

An angered Khan said that she could not understand why the festivities were allowed to continue, arguing that the famous record executive should have cancelled the event after learning of the 48-year-old's death.

Speaking to TV host Piers Morgan, Khan, said: "I don't know what could motivate a person to have a party in a building where the person whose life he had influenced so enormously had died).'

"It would have been alright if it really was a true tribute. Call everybody together, let's say a prayer and eat dinner and go home," she added.

When Davis was questioned on why the gathering went ahead, he reportedly said that Whitney would have wanted the party to 'go on'.


HAPPIER TIMES: Whitney Houston and Clive Davis

Stars such as Kim Kardashian, Britney Spears and Amber Rose chose to attend the event despite the tragic news, causing Khan to publicly question their motives.

She said: "I couldn't get dressed up. I was supposed to go to the party. I just got off a plane from Miami, and as soon as I hit the tarmac I found out (Houston had died) and I couldn't put on make-up, I couldn't get dressed, I was paralyzed."

The cause of Whitney's death is still unknown.

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