Rimes Mourning Close Friend

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January 10, 2012 | 8:50pm EST

Singer Leann Rimes is in mourning following the death of a close friend.
The Blue hitmaker took to her Twitter.com page on Tuesday to share her grief with her online fans.

In an emotional post, she writes, “R.I.P to a dear friend who’s (sic) life was taken way too soon. What a sad day. Hug those you love a little tighter today.”