Transcript for Whitney Houston Dead: Hollywood Reacts
-- Houston's ex husband Bobby Brown actually -- the news just as he was going on stage to perform in Memphis and he told the audience quote. I Levy would be the hardest thing for me to do is to come on the stage be on has been tracking reaction to Houston staff all throughout the night. Including at that Hollywood celebration that just broke up a little while ago and that was all they were talking about on the -- -- they're still talking about it this morning good morning Robin all. Houston was supposed to be a guest of honor Clive Davis his party last night instead celebrities pay tribute to -- legacy expressing their sadness and their shock. Kindness throughout the night most of you -- he was -- -- huge pre Grammy party. Sharing their thoughts and memories about the music legend music heals things go on but still without a doubt we've lost. We lost tonight yeah. I'm that we've lost -- yeah. I loved -- very much an -- Inside the party music heavyweights in tribute with words and song Whitney Houston simply put. Had the greatest. Voice in the -- -- -- There -- thousands posted messages -- from music industry royalty. -- Mariah Carey who collaborated with Houston on their kids who wet we -- Heartbroken and in tears over the shocking death of my friend. Comparable ms. Whitney Houston she will never be forgotten as one of the greatest voices than ever -- the to Barbra Streisand. She had everything you -- a magnificent going. How sad her kids could not bring her the same happiness they brought us and on cable TV music heavyweights called to share their thoughts about Houston's gifts. I called up Clive Davis is on the same label. -- that's one of the greatest things ever. Whitney's own idol and godmother Aretha Franklin said she just can't talk about it now it's so stunning and unbelievable. I couldn't believe what I was reading coming across the TV screen. Meanwhile as the news broke Houston's fans gather from the streets of LA. In New York's Apollo Theater me -- you. And during a performance in Las Vegas last night Elton John was on stage telling his audience this is a sad day today she was the most beautiful woman I think I ever saw and one of the most beautiful voice says I've ever heard a lot of people would agree with him yes a lot of people do -- got to tell you -- Twitter last night it was like a universal behind. People coming together going to. Remember her there's something that somebody. Put down and they said we have to remember that a daughter lost a mother and a mother lost a daughter last night that something was definitely good life.
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