9:27 pm, February 11th, 2012
On Twitter, celebrities expressed their shock, grief, and appreciation for Houston’s life.
We’ve posted some of their reactions below.
Mariah Carey: “My heartfelt condolences to Whitney’s family and to all her millions of fans throughout the world.”
Rihanna: “No words! Just tears #DearWhitney”
Christina Aguilera: “We have lost another legend. Love and prayers to Whitney’s family. She will be missed.”
Nicki Minaj: “Jesus Christ, not Whitney Houston. Greatest of all time.”
Miley Cyrus: “I LOVE Whitney :( I’m not turning my tv on. just gonna stay @ home & listen to her records.”
Russell Simmons: “Whitney Houston was one of the greatest singers this world has ever heard.”
Kathy Griffin: “She was A TALENT & A LEGEND. She was never a “reality star.” No jokes from me about Miss Houston today.”
Ryan Seacrest: “At Grammys rehearsal hearing Whitney Houston has passed away at 48. Everyone her is absolutely stunned.”
Carson Daly: “Sick to learn of Whitney Houston’s passing.”
Cee Lo Green: “R.I.P. Sister WHITNEY HOUSTON!!!!! We will always love you.”
Spike Lee: “God Bless The Dead. Whitney Houston R.I.P. She Was Only 48 Years Young.”
Ricky Gervais: “RIP Whitney Houston An amazing talent & a tragic soul. So sad.”
Courteney Cox: “Devastating news about Whitney Houston. What an amazing talent.”
Lea Michele: “I’m speechless. Such sad news about Whitney Houston.”
Paris Hilton: “So sad to hear the news about Whitney Houston. :( She was such a beautiful and talented woman. My heart goes out to her family.”
Evan Rachel Wood: “Well this is a sad day. Especially for Whitneys family. Send some love their way. They are gonna need it.”
Eva Longoria: “My heart is broken… #ripWhitneyHouston”
Stacy Keibler: “Whitney’s inspired words thru song guided me thru my youth. Her spirit lives within us and lasts forever!”
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