As one of Whitney Houston‘s closest friends, the world has waited to see how R&B star Ray J would respond to her untimely passing now.
Today, he has released an official statement with pertains to her passing.
Get into it below…
Over the past few days, I’ve tried to process the emptiness that I am experiencing. 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! Nippy was a nickname Whitney’s dad gave her.
You were so happy and full of love. Your smile will live in my heart forever.
With Ray cited as being one of Houston’s ‘bad influences’, we’re sure his statement will strike up heavy debate.
For, while some will see it as a heartfelt message to a woman he truly cared for, there are those who question if Ray really had Whitney’s best interests at heart, and if he used her for his own attention seeking ploys.