Where were you when you first heard?
Posted 18 February 2012 - 03:33 PM
Where were you when you first heard? And how did you hear?
Posted 18 February 2012 - 03:58 PM
I was at home, waking up very early due to jet lag but excited to see some pics or footage from the PGP... I read it on Twitter and couldn't believe it. All I said, was "no... no... no..." before i got confirmation and started to cry...
Posted 18 February 2012 - 04:14 PM
Posted 18 February 2012 - 04:19 PM
We’ve both loved Whitney since Jesus was a boy. I didn’t want to break down in front of my friend. So I went to the bathroom to pull myself together. We spent the rest of the night playing her music.
Cyndi is a photographer so she put together an impromptu photo shoot to cheer me up. It’s something we used to do all the time—just to play and be silly. It didn’t work this time. Needless to day. A day I will never forget. A day I knew would come but alas came far too soon.
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Posted 18 February 2012 - 04:23 PM
It was so hard to take in. I don't know if I have really fully understood it yet, even thought I saw the funeral...
Posted 18 February 2012 - 05:17 PM
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Posted 18 February 2012 - 08:39 PM
A word to the wise ain't necessary, it is the
stupid ones who need all the advice.
-- Bill Cosby.
Posted 18 February 2012 - 09:34 PM
Posted 18 February 2012 - 09:36 PM
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. ~Dr. Seuss
Posted 18 February 2012 - 09:37 PM
Later that day, I was at a wedding. One of my friends sent me a text message that read: WHITNEY!!!!! I thought he was texting me that because she was on the red carpet. Shortly after that, another friend sent me another text that said WHITNEY IS ______. I started shaking. Then the phone starting . I knew it was true.
Posted 18 February 2012 - 10:14 PM
Posted 18 February 2012 - 10:50 PM
I had spent the whole day at a cheerleading competition for my goddaughter, and also having a very wonderful texting convo with my BFF. After it was over, we (me, my mom, my two sisters, an aunt, a cousin, my goddaughter, and her friend) went to try out a new restaurant nearby called Jason's Deli.
Halfway through my turkey & ham club sandwich, my cousin gasps and reads aloud: "Whitney Houston dead at 48!!!" It was on a text she got from USA Today. I guess they send breaking news alert text messages. Anyway I didn't believe it, claiming "This has happened before." 2 or 3 min later, my BFF texts to say the same thing. A minute or so after that, I simultaneously got about 7 texts from 7 different people, asking me if I'd heard, or if I'm OK, etc. It froze my phone.
Then, I began shaking.....
It was hard trying to hold it together, considering I was out in public. Somehow I did, hoping it was yet another hoax, but still shaking. I just knew I had to get up from the table and get home.
Sure wish it had been a hoax. Part of me still wishes it was...
Edited by Mr Jace, 18 February 2012 - 10:52 PM.
My heart is calling.
"Be good to yourself when nobody else will."
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