“Over the past few days, I’ve tried to process the emptiness that I am experiencing,” the statement read. ”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!” he wrote, referring to the nickname Houston’s father gave her. ”You were so happy and full of love. Your smile will live in my heart forever.”
Ray J is among the high-profile guests attending Houston’s funeral Saturday (February 18th) at Newark’s New Hope Baptist Church.