But he believed the two loved each other, even after their turbulent marriage ended in 2006. "Our relationship was great. I had 14 beautiful, beautiful years with that woman. I can honestly say that -- I loved that woman with -- with everything that I am. And I believe she loved me the same way."
Brown told Lauer he would be remarrying "soon," but added he will always love Whitney. “My fiancée knows how I felt about that woman. My kids know how I feel... how I felt about Whitney. It's not a secret, you know? I was in love with her deeply."