Since the news of former South African President Nelson Mandela’s death hit the Internet, people already have been sharing their condolences, grief and photos of the iconic leader.
One photo that stands out amongst many is a photo of Nelson Mandela with the late, great Whitney Houston.
In the photo of Nelson Mandela and Pop icon Whitney Houston, the singer can be seen photographed with the African leader as she embraced him with her head tilted on his shoulder.
The photo of Whitney Houston and Nelson Mandela was taken in Johannesburg on Nov. 10 of 1994.
Whitney Houston and Nelson Mandela’s friendship was nothing new as the singer is known to have been greatly inspired by Nelson Mandela and is known for having performed for him occasionally.
Nelson Mandela was 95 at the time of his death.