TMZ broke the news that the legendary Whitney Houston passed away this afternoon. Whitney was found dead in her room at the Beverly Hilton hotel. Paramedics performed CPR but it did not work and she was pronounced dead at 3:55 PM. The cause of death has not yet been revealed. Expect more details as the story develops.
Update: TMZ reports that Whitney Houston was found underwater in the tub with her legs up. Prescription drugs were also present.