Celebrities are turning to Twitter and Facebook to express their remorse and shock over the passing of Whitney Houston, who died Saturday at the age of 48.
Oprah Winfrey: To me Whitney was THE VOICE. We got to hear a part of God every time she sang. Heart is heavy, spirit grateful for the GIFT of her.
Dolly Parton: Mine is only one of the millions of hearts broken over the death of Whitney Houston. I will always be grateful and in awe of the wonderful performance she did on my song, and I can truly say from the bottom of my heart, “Whitney, I will always love you. You will be missed.
Sharon Osbourne: Clive Davis Grammy party..not going. Mark Burnett party..not going. Can’t celebrate tonight when one of the greatest voices ever is dead.
Chaka Khan: I’m speechless…I’m in shock right now. Just pray for her and the family.
Ricky Martin: RIP Whitney Houston. Sending my love and deepest condolences to her family and friends. Fly Whitney Fly
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Mariah Carey: She will never be forgotten as one of the greatest voices to ever grace the earth.
Bette Midler: Please, please someone tell me it’s not true…
Rihanna: No words, just tears. READ FULL STORY