Whitney Houston dead at 48

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17 Responses to “Whitney Houston dead at 48”

  1. Forkboy says:

    That’s wack.

  2. I was at a drag show when the news broke. There really couldn’t have been a more appropriate setting to find that out.

  3. mothernatureseven says:

    Addictions make no exception for fame and fortune when they kill.
    Sad for all the family still here who love her.

  4. BarBarSeven says:

    This is really sad. She was such a great talent whose life was destroyed by demons & drugs. Horrible loss for all. I can barely believe she’s just 22 years old when she sang this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXFliKZruXE

  5. Cowicide says:

    Very sad.

  6. Cowicide says:

    Whitney Houston Rolling Stone Interview 1986

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1PDkuGUPnE

  7. eco2geek says:

    What a great voice.

    What the hell kinda drugs was she doing that could kill you at 48? She was my age.

    • Øyvind says:

       Most drugs can kill you at any age, as long as you do enough of them or mix them the wrong way. People have OD’d a lot younger than 48.
      As for Whitney, a very talented musician, but maybe not so good when it came to other choices and decisions.

    • Antinous / Moderator says:

      People in their 30s, even their 20s, die of cirrhosis.  It’s not at all rare.

    • jackbird says:

       A high-functioning professional of my acquaintance whose drive and work ethic I always used to envy dropped dead at 40 while jogging.  Turned out the drive came from a rather large cocaine habit.

  8. Wreckrob8 says:

    Very sad. I’ve not heard reports of any autopsy yet, however. Speculation always seems inappropriate in these circumstances as with Amy Winehouse. Whatever, she escaped club 27.

  9. Mister44 says:

    Cocaine is a hell of a drug. It’s really sad as she had a ton of talent.

  10. Kommkast says:

    She looked like hell last night.. had blood on her legs and everything.. surprised she didn’t go to the hospital.. Sad to see such a talented singer pass at such a young age..

  11. chgoliz says:

    Although we knew it was coming, it’s still a kick in the gut.

    Such a waste of talent.

  12. Chicago_SC says:

    Really, is anyone that surprised?

    Mr. Brown it is my opinion that you put her on this path; prerogative or not the guilt is yours.

  13. Bobsyeruncle says:

    Uh, so she was in trouble at 4:20 (MST)?  
    >_<

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