Truth rating: 10
12:00 pm, February 17th, 2012
The singer said in a statement on Friday, “Over the past few days, I’ve tried to process the emptiness that I am experiencing. What my heart feels cannot be expressed in words. The world lost an icon, but I lost my close friend.”
Ray J added, ”Nippy, I miss you so much!”
Nippy was a nickname given to Houston by her late father.
He continued, “You were so happy and full of love. Your smile will live in my heart forever.”
Ray J and Houston were rumored to have been dating at the time of her death, although he insisted they were just friends.
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