Celebrities react to Whitney Houston’s death

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With the sudden death of one of the greatest singers in pop history on Saturday, everybody was talking about Whitney Houston at the Grammy Awards. Here are some of the more notable quotes.

“I think everyone’s kind of in shock … She impacted everybody. She’s Whitney freaking Houston!” -Adam Levine of Maroon 5 to Ryan Seacrest

“I feel like there is a little bit of a dark crowd, but it’s ironic, because instead of grieving, we can all let music heal us … We can celebrate Whiteny with music, because that’s what she lived for.”
- Miranda Lambert

“She paved the way for a lot of people. She inspired me.” – Flo Rida

“This night is about something universal and healing. This night is about music.” -LL?Cool J

“Tonight we’re celebrating music. Tonight we celebrate the beautiful Miss Whitney Houston, so get off your rich asses!” -Bruno Mars


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