The news is only a little more than an hour old, but celebrities are sounding off after hearing about the death of Whitney Houston today.
Here is what some celebrities had to say about the passing of Whitney Houston:
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Craig Robinson: R.I.P. Whitney Houston
D_Nice: I am sick over the news of Whitney Houston. What a sad day.
Loni Love: WTF...Whitney Houston..dead at 48...I am floored...
Emmy Rossum: Very sad day. Grew up listening to Whitney. May she rest in peace.
Chantel Claret: The Bodyguard was one of my favorite movies & I used to sing her songs on the jungle gym at recess.
Yonas: We will always love you • RIP Whitney Houston
Tyga: R.i.p to the legend Whitney Houston.damnn.don't take life for granted
Charice: One of my heroes, Whitney Houston. I will always love you.. RIP.
John Legend: I hope the Grammys can put together a tribute at the last minute.
Sherri Shepherd: Praying for Whitney Houston's family. Especially her daughter Bobbi Kristina
Paris Jackson: R.I.P. Whitney Huston, I've always idolized her and her amazing talent <3
Kevin Hart: My prayers go out to her family & friends!!! I'm speechless right now......RIP Whitney Houston
Demi Lovato: This can't be true... One of my idols gone?? No. This is so unbelievably sad...
Sheila E. : my friend Whitney is gone... This is horrible. I am so sad... OMG! please pray for the family...
Melanie Fiona: Devastation.
Akon: We've lost another Legend. RIP WHITNEY HOUSTON. I'm Honored to have had the chance to work with such an amazing human being
Esthero: oh my god
India Arie: Raining in LA - Skies crying for Whitney. She was SO! Kind to me. Will miss her. Hurting.
Michael Eric Dyson: May God bless Whitney Houston's memory, and protect her mother and daughter in their incomprehensible grief.
Nicki Minaj: Jesus Christ, not Whitney Houston. Greatest of all time.
Skylar Grey: Cant believe this. So sad. Amazing amazing talent.
Katy Perry: So devastating. We will always love you Whitney, R.I.P.
Mariah Carey: Heartbroken and in tears over the shocking death of my friend, the incomparable Ms. Whitney Houston. She will never be forgotten as one of the greatest voices to ever grace the earth.
Pete Wentz: RIP whitney
Donnie Simpson: My heart is broken. I can't believe Whitney Houston is dead. RIP my Sweet Soul Sister.
Z Trip: Rest In Peace Whitney Houston
Diane Warren: There are no words
Cee Lo Green: R.I.P. Sister WHITNEY HOUSTON!!!!! We will always love you.
Joan Rivers: Whitney Houston. What a sad tragedy-the end of the life of an incredible talent. RIP to an amazing singer and legend.
Jawan Harris: My heart dropped when I heard about her... Smh.
Leann Rimes: Whitney Houston was the first cd I ever bought. She had a God given gift. Hopefully, she's singing with angels now.
Toni Braxton: She's paved the way for every single singer in the music industry. Iconic, legendary, innovating, amazing, humble...1 the best in the world
Jill Scott: I can't. Whitney? No. NO!!!
Chuck D: Whitney R.I.P damn
Kem: I am deeply saddened to hear that we've lost another legend. Rest in peace Whitney.
Duran Duran: Very sad to hear about Whitney Houston. Rest in peace:
Boy George: Whitney is dead, OMG, I'm so heartbroken. You were amazing and I hope you have found peace! x
Nikka Costa: RIP Whitney ... SO sad. Prayers to her family and fans worldwide. She will be missed.
Lenny Kravitz: Whitney. Rest in peace. There will never be another like you.-Lenny