Whitney Houston’s Waiting To Exhale Costars Speak
The unexpected and timely death of Whitney Houston has sparked an outpouring of emotion among fans and celebrities alike. Those who have worked with her have shared their thoughts are the passing of the legendary singer. Ms. Houston acted in the 1995 hit, Waiting to Exhale, along with Angela Bassett, Lela Rechon, and Loretta Devine. Author Terry McMillian wrote the book that Waiting to Exhale was based on.
Angela Bassett issued a statement saying:
"I am so thankful to have been enveloped by the warmth of Whitney's great talents. They were undeniable and vast," Bassett said in a statement. "Whatever her burdens, she has at last laid them down and picked up instead a crown. For truly, she was and will ever be for us — who were so captivated by her strengths — unparalleled."
"I am overwhelmed. I cannot wrap my mind around this. I missed the chance to see her at a party this past Thursday and when we spoke last she had just finished 'Sparkle' and she told me how excited she was to start production on 'Waiting to Exhale 2' with Angela, Lela and myself," Devine said. "My prayers go out to her family and I am so honored for the time I spent working with her on 'Waiting to Exhale,' 'The Preacher's Wife' and on 'Boston Public.' I love you, Whitney, and I will miss your easy laugh."
Terry McMillian, the author of the book Waiting To Exhale Twiiter:
"Now is not the time to ask about the sequel"…… "I am not thinking about the damn movie," she said. "So please, don't ask." The author said that she had been afraid this would happen and stated, "I'm sad, hurt and angry. Because I did not want to see her leave us. Period."
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