BAFTA stars pay tribute to Whitney Houston

The stars of the BAFTA red carpet tonight paid tribute to the late Whitney Houston.

The US pop star was found dead yesterday - just hours ahead of tonight's Grammys 2012 ceremony.

And this evening Hollywood actor George Clooney gave his reaction to her death, telling omg! he was a big fan of hers.

He said: "Of course I was [a fan]. It was incredibly sad and surprising as no-one saw it coming. I trust we'll find out soon what happened."

Emilia Fox paid tribute to Whitney Houston/PA

British actress Emilia Fox told us that she spent her early years listening to her songs.

She said: "It's really sad news. It's sad news when anyone has an untimely death. She was an amazing talent. I grew up listening to her. I just feel terrible for her family."

[Related gallery: BAFTAs red carpet best and worst dressed]

[Related gallery: Whitney Houston life in pictures]

[Related story: Whitney Houston dies aged 48]

Asked whether she thought the pressures of fame were too much to handle she added: "I don't think you ever know what's going on in people's home lives. You don't know if it's personal pressure or professional pressure."

Whitney Houston was found dead on Saturday/Wenn