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Whitney Houston Dead at 48

Whitney Houston Dead at 48

Whitney Houston has passed away at the age of 48, sources confirm to JustJared.com.

The singer passed away on Saturday (February 11). She was expected to show up at a studio for a photo shoot in the afternoon and to attend Clive Davis‘ Annual Grammy Party in the evening, JustJared.com can exclusively reveal.

Whitney was the first female artist to ever debut at number one on the Billboard charts and she is considered one of the world’s best-selling female artists with over 200 million albums sold worldwide. After struggling with addiction, Whitney returned to the music scene in 2009 with her album I Look to You.

Later this year, Whitney‘s new film Sparkle will be released into theaters. Check out a brand new still from the film that was released last week.

Whitney is survived by her daughter Bobbi Kristina, whom she had with ex-husband Bobby Brown.

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  • robert caluag

    what happened????????

  • http://Neleh Neleh

    Good evening every1.
    I found out not long ago & am in complete Shock.
    Whitney H., was 1 of my all time favorite singers ever.
    Blessing 2 her Mother & Family & especially her young daugher Bobbie C. Incredibly sadden by her passing.

    1 of my favorite songs.
    Blessings & Peace 2 you All,Neleh.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNqAHrNNLqA&feature=player_embedded#!

  • http://Rugamuta Ruggymutta

    Rest in peace my favourote female artist in the universe!

  • Matei Lucian

    May her passing bring her peace…god take care of this wonderfull voice

  • North Carolinian

    Its very sad to know this talented woman has died.The poor thing has been prone to drug addiction for years.Its only a matter of time before something like this happens.
    She will be sadly missed in the music world and by her fans throughout the world.
    God bless her and the family she leaves behind.

  • dana

    i will miss her so much. she the only queen of r/b. RIP WHITNEY.

  • Dee

    WOOOOOOOOOOW still shocked!! She was so young! RIP Whitney

  • Esperanza Illenati

    Gone incredibly far tooooo soon.

  • lucy

    i was really hoping that Whitney would be able to beat this. i am so sad for her daughter, her mother and the rest of her relatives. Whitney had more talent in baby finger than most people would ever have in one life time.

  • Bradley Bobst

    Today The Music world has lost one of the greatest and Beautiful Voices of All Time Whitney Houston She will be truly and Deeply Missed by her Fans and The Music World RIP Whitney Houston we will always love you.

  • AB

    RIP My prayers go out to you in your family you will never be forgotten
    you have made a legacy for woman with your singing voice.

  • shaz2155

    R.i.P. WHITNEY…♥ Your music & Voice are forever legend♥♥♥

  • Kevin

    How pissed is Beyonce?

  • http://justjared.com Leonara

    The world mourns the passing of Whitney Houston, one of the greatest singer of all time. What an incredible voice and talent.
    Let’s all remember her contribution to the music world.

    There is no singer with a voice like her, powerful, wide range and fluidity.

    Prayers go to her daughter and mom.

    We will miss you, Whitney. May you rest in peace.

  • Ben

    I’m so sad… Just the other day I was listening to her songs, actually… truly heartbreaking D’: Rest in peace Whitney :’(

  • adasd

    HAHA, finally DEAD. =)

  • http://facebook minah

    luv u whitney *sad*crying*.

  • Gustavo

    You see, how a man can destroy your life. Bobby Brown introduced her to the drugs…and once you get addict, the devil has you.
    I hope she held to her christian faith. People; be careful the world offer us a happines trhought material things, drugs etc but God offer us peace, love and an eternal happinness.

  • melissa asherman

    RIP Whitney :-( I have every single movie and cd that she is was in. I am huge fan and this is so upsetting. I hope people can remember her for her outstanding voice & not her drug problems. My deepest sympathy to Whitneys family, especially her daughter. We will always love you Whitney.”<3

  • lafamepoma

    oh that’s not possible! what a sad news she sang the most beautiful song tthe yaer i was born. I just want you to find the peace you didn’t find here. Love, we will remember you forever!!!

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  • RIP Whitney

    http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2012/02/12/party-goes-on-as-police-investigate-whitney-houstons-death-few-floors-above/

    I don’t know how to feel about this..too sad. Shouldn’t they have gotten her dead body out of the building a few floors up before starting the party?

  • YAAAS HONEY!!!

    Oh, Whitney :(

  • deea

    Ohhh..it s so sad! :((((…RIP Withney, one of the best..:(

  • Thierry SAGET

    Mon coeur est lourd, triste, la voix, la seule voix qui me faisait frissonner, qui me prenait jusqu’aux larmes de bonheur……Cette voix est partie….
    Merci pour tous ces moments de bonheur que tu m’as donné….Tu me manques…Je t’aime Withney…….Repose enfin en paix…..
    Un ange magnifique est arrivé au paradis……Tu vas les faire rêver comme tu nous a fais rêver…..

  • lala

    whoever Whitneys doctor is Id say run!or he will end up as micheal jacksons did…

  • Regina

    Houston, we have a problem….

  • willanka

    That’s so sad. I’ll miss her, Whitney’s music was always around my house – my mom and I loved her voice.

  • John J Williams, PhD(ILL, USA)

    What a talent, what a waste! In a world of pronounced commodification, talent like Whitney’s was bound to be destroyed by rugged individualism, superficiality and sheer greed by companies and individuals, associated with this artist. Not too long ago, we lost Michael Jackson for pretty much the same reasons! USA capitalist system wake-up, you are destroying your own children: a future that does not augur well for your great heritage, potential and contributions to world culture! In a state of shock, John J Williams, PhD (Illinois, USA), Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Frozoid

    Her death is really not a shock. She’s been in rehab multiple times; she was known to smoke crack; just this past Thursday she was photographed coming out of a restaurant really drunk and looking stoned and had to be held up.

    It’s sad, but it’s not a surprise or a shock.

  • Frozoid

    Photo of a trashed Whitney on Thursday night.

    http://www.thesuperficial.com/photos/whitney-houston-looks-trashed-leaving-tru-nightclub/whitney-houston-drunk-high-0210-03

    She was hellbent on destroying herself.

  • Kee

    oh my god i cant believe it. i’m literally driven with shock and sadness. i thought this was another false death rumor. this is so unexpected. i always thought the drug addictions were a nasty rumor as well. this is so sad. RIP whitney

  • Cindy

    RIP Whitney

  • http://www.justjared.buzznet.com kaca95

    RIP FROM SERBIA!!!!!!WE WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU!!!!<333333

  • WHY?

    @Leenah: Why? DRUGS, that’s why! A person who had everything, talent, fame, money, and choses to be an addicted is just stupid! My guess: Lindsay Lohan’s next!

  • Phyremedic

    Just an other drug addict, just another wasted life, just another celebrity who felt entitled. I wont wasted a moment past this post on you. You were a looser!

  • nina

    Gone too soon any young. Will always love you Whitney. My prayers to the little beautiful girl you left behind. RIP

  • http://facebook chelsea

    you were a good singer whitney i will miss u R.I.P XXX

  • LINDIWE

    i can’t believe she’s dead,and i feel sorry for her daughter an her family.her soul my rest in peace

  • LINDIWE

    i loved her so much and i couldn’t bv she’s dead.her soule my rest in peace

  • AlCourts

    Whitney Houston pleased mankind but she was not interested in defending God’s Word. She was into drugs and the glory of man and praises of the people. She is a lost soul like most people are. On their way to hell because they do not take God’s Word seriously.
    Check out http://www.Hear-The-Truth.com

  • Just me

    Rest in peace

  • me

    THATS IT..PLAY WITH DRUGS PLAY WITH SATAN…GO TO HELL WHITNEY..HAHAHAHAH…

  • denise

    @me: I disagree. This woman loved God and I think battled with more than that particular demon. I think she battled more with just existing in life harder than the avg person because of the constant pressure of life. I don’t blame Bobby B but her relationship with him drug her to a level that she didn’t need to go into. When you are married to a person like that and you develop an addiction that only makes it worse. I know her soul is probably resting now. I can’t think she wanted to destroy herself she had a disease that is so hard to cure and that is addiction. Until you walk that road it’s impossible to understand. Her support system was weak and so were her desires. Faith in God carries you a long way and I believe it carried her these 48 years. Her body and heart probably gave out and whose to say what happened . We don’t know yet maybe suicide. But for someone with so much fame you don’t know how miserable they really are.
    I truly think she accomplished what she wanted to career wise and all she has left was just wanting to be loved by her husband and from what she said on Oprah a few years back lord that was impossible. When you love someone like that and you are being abused emotionally and physically (yes) you lose a part of you. She was strong; the drugs made some of those hurts go away.
    It’s easy for many of us to sit back and judge and execute people with a few clicks of our keyboards, BUT SERIOUSLY, we all have sins and demons. Her sin and her demon was drugs and she wasn’t strong enough overtake it like the sin and demon each of us can’t overtake whatever it may be.
    There is no doubt this woman did have a personal relationship with God and right now I believe she is safe in his arms and not hurting and dealing with her personal pain RIGHT NOW. God bless her soul.

  • bansa

    why do these celebs with all their money always take drugs to solve their problems please your life is worth living you work so hard to make money why waste it on drugs

  • Aizhan

    I feel so sad right now. RIP Whitney. You’ve been an amazing artist. Thank you for your songs you will be misssed.

  • Dasha

    We lost an amazing artist, it’s tragic.
    RIP Whitney, we will always love you, your songs will live forever, The Voice<3333

  • Mia

    I feel very sad for her family and especially for her daughter. may she rest in peace and her family be healthy and happy.
    however I do need to say this. It is truely sad when a person dies, especially a famous person who had THE VOICE and then faded away in the crowd and lost all the credibilty as an artist and went rock bottom. No-one cared about her anymore =, everyone talked bad about her.
    Just a few days ago I saw on TMZ and on Dlisted.com that they had pictures of her walking out of a club in LA. Blood or something dripping down her legs, cuts in her arms.. She looked wasted and blown up a lot. I seriously got the same feeling I always have had with ehr since she has changed so much.
    Whati s going on and what has been going on behind closed doors, for so many years.
    Yet, when she died.. I knew every celeb (even Kim KarTRASHian) would be talking about it.
    Ofcourse the Grammy’s will go on and they have a tribute to her (made so quicky, wtf?) and everyone will forget about her next week.
    It has happened to Michael, Amy, Brittany and now for Whitney.
    I feel very sad for her and her family, not for all the other celebs trying to walk over her after her death with their tributes and words. It is so selfish of them, becausewhen she was alive NO-ONE cared

  • Peabody Here

    @TIME WILL TELL:

    You are a disrespectful sot! May her ghost come back to haunt you!

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