Whitney Houston touched millions. Since her death on Saturday afternoon the world has been abuzz with questions, comments, memories and sorrow. Often you don’t notice how strong someone’s influence is or how beloved or influential they are until they are gone.
After Whitney Houston’s untimely passing, celebrities tweeted, talked and pontificated on the woman’s work, life and the shock of a life cut so short.
Here are a collection of celebrity quotes about Whitney Houston from Beyonce to Barbra:
"The loss of Whitney Houston is painful. I remember meeting Whitney for the first time when I was 15. She was the ultimate legend. The ultimate woman. Not only was she confident, poised, stunningly beautiful and intelligent, but she was sincere and kind. She took the time to make everyone feel like they were very important to her. I, like every singer, always wanted to be just like her. Her voice was perfect. Strong but soothing. Soulful and classic. Her vibrato, her cadence, her control. So many of my life's memories are attached to a Whitney Houston song. She is our queen and she opened doors and provided a blueprint for all of us. God bless her. "
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