I wanted to be like Whitney Houston: Beyonce
London: Pop star Beyonce Knowles was determined to be as talented and famous as the late singer Whitney Houston when she grew up.
The 31-year-old singer still remembers the first time she watched the late music legend perform `The Star-Spangled Banner` at the US Super Bowl in 1991 and was determined to reach a similar level stardom, doing whatever it takes to reach her goal, reported Contactmusic.
"I turned to my mom and said, `Oh my God, she`s awesome!` My mom said, `Yeah, baby, she is.` And I said, `One day I`m going to be like that too.` My mom said, `Yeah, baby, whatever.`
"But you just never know what`s going to happen in your life because even back then I knew there was something worth fighting for and that I was going to do whatever it took to fight for it," Beyonce said.