Whitney Houston's purported on-and-off boyfriend Ray J has released a statement addressing the loss of his "close friend" and the "emptiness" he feels following the icon's death.
"Over the past few days I've tried to process the emptiness that I am experiencing," Ray J's statement reads. "What my heart feels cannot be expressed in words. The world lost an icon, but I lost my close friend. Nippy, I miss you so much! You were so happy and full of love. Your smile will live in my heart...Full Story