Bobbi Kristina Brown, Whitney Houston’s Daughter, Dies at 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown Dead
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Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, died on Sunday — six months after being found unconscious in a bathtub at her home in Roswell, Ga. She was 22.

“Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away July, 26 2015, surrounded by her family,” the Houston family said in a statement to People. “She is finally at peace in the arms of God. We want to again thank everyone for their tremendous amount of love and support during these last few months.”

Brown had been hospitalized and in a rehab center since Jan. 31. She underwent surgery to replace her breathing tube with a tracheostomy tube in February.

She was rushed to the hospital in late January after her partner, Nick Gordon, found her face down in the tub and called 911. She was then placed in a medically induced coma and never regained consciousness.

Her mother, singer Whitney Houston, was found dead in a bathtub the day before the Grammy awards on Feb. 11, 2012, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Houston suffered a heart attack complicated by the use of cocaine, with which she had struggled for many years. Bobby Brown was addicted to cocaine, crack and heroin at various times and had several run-ins with the law as well as recent DUIs.

Brown and her parents’ tumultuous life were chronicled on two reality series. “Being Bobby Brown” ran on Bravo in 2005.

“The duo — occasionally joined by their daughter, Bobbi Kristina, who appears unscarred by that gawkward 1999 ‘Divas’ concert, during which her mother flamboyantly serenaded her — seem, for all their idiosyncrasies, quite genuine. With the singers smoking and tippling and making really bad jokes, theirs is not the tidiest of portraits, but it feels like an honest one,” wrote Gillian Flynn of “Being Bobby Brown” in Entertainment Weekly.

Lifetime’s “The Houstons: On Our Own,” which ran for one season starting in 2012, chronicled Bobbi Kristina Brown’s attempts to move forward after her mother’s death and to launch her own singing career. The show was criticized for being intrusive and exploiting a family’s grief.

Her parents divorced when she was 14, and Bobbi Kristina Brown inherited her mother’s estate. Gordon had lived with the Houston family since age 12, and Brown had said they were married, although the family said the marriage was not formalized. Though Brown had earlier called him her brother, she responded to critics of the relationship explaining that he was never officially adopted by Houston.

In addition to her Gordon, survivors include her father, Bobby Brown’s two children from an earlier relationship, her grandmother Cissy and her aunt and uncle Pat and Gary Houston.

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  1. I pray that your family receive spirituals healing from so much trauma that Happened in your family so fast please stay close to your family and pastor because God is the only one who can direct. Our paths not the world. Please believe the devil is here to steal and kill destroy our joy please continue to stay blessed.

  2. Phil says:

    According to the Daily Mail, she died on July 15th, even ran the story and photos of the hurse at the hospice with shots of the whle family there.

  3. BOBBY BROWN knows the out come so he’s trying to take control over Bobbi Kristina, estate, because if u pay attention Bobby hasn’t been too work he’s loosing His Income, been there with Bobbi Kristina, once Bobby gets control he’s going to half pay Bobbi Kristina any tension, then his Wife pressuring him about everything, then if he moves bobbi Kristina to his home ,who will look after her who knows if she get treaded bad.ONCE BOBBY GET CONTROL HE WILL LET HER G

  4. RS says:

    At least the family got to say goodbye. My dad killed himself on the 23rd of this month. I never got to say goodbye. After the autopsy wrapped, he was cremated per his wishes.

  5. Sad Tragedy says:

    Whitney Houston was taking cocaine and so it was rumored was Bobbi. She did not stand a chance as most of the attention she received from the media was about the negative aspects of her childhood and family life. She rarely received any real hopeful encouragement and real positive support. Personally I understand as my parents were both junkies and I grew up in care. I actually wish I had reached out to her last year but I absolutely never thought of it until this year when someone suggested it. To work together. Its a tragedy and I wish I had got there sooner as if I had I might have been able to save her life as I really understand some of the issues she was facing.

    • Tim says:

      Full of yourself much? You think you could’ve saved her from a rumor? You don’t think she already had friends and family she trusted trying to straighten her out? You don’t think her Mom’s addiction and resulting death were a bigger wake up call (that she ignored) than anything you could have provided?

      All you people need to get a clue. Everyone knows what cocaine addiction does to a person. Everyone. These addicts go in thinking they’ll be the exception to the rule and pick up their straws or whatever, despite everything they have seen and read and learned to the contrary throughout their lives. They reap what the sow and so it should be.

  6. Lucy says:

    NEW YORK — Jack Nicholson said Sunday that he “warned” Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown.
    The 78-year-old Oscar winner was dining at the Wolseley restaurant in London when a photographer told him about Brown’s death.
    After saying, “That’s awful,” Jack added “I warned her,” but refused to elaborate.

  7. Pray for her family and keep her fans posted on her funeral arrangements please

  8. I pray that she an her mom Whitney is at peace with Chrst Jesus the one who Strengthens me
    God Bless her Whitneys Mom.that would make her Bobbi Kristina’s Grandmother,I pray that she has the strengths to make it through all this Bless her precious soul in Jesus Mighty Name!!!!😄😍😍😍😍😍

  9. Big D says:

    its like that family is cursed.

  10. ICYNDICEY says:

    I just think to myself…What kind of mindset did Whitney Houston have, and how much did she loathe herself to choose to be with someone like that utterly vile Bobby Brown?

    I mean my god…we’re talking about a woman who was at one time the biggest r&b and pop star in the world. Where was her family? Where was her management, handlers etc? Why did they allow this woman to spiral out of control?

    And now…the same fate has fallen on her daughter. This is very tragic, and in a way very creepy that she met her demise in the same exact way her mother did. Something ain’t kosher here.

    My condolences to the family. Hopefully her mother was there to greet her into the light.

  11. ICYNDICEY says:

    You are a sick, sick, SICK individual.

  12. Bobby Brown Will Always Be BAD NEWS. Thanks to him and his THUG Entourage, Got Whitney And Bobbi Hooked On DRUGS!

    • Tim says:

      That’s just flat ignorance right there. People don’t get other people hooked on drugs. You think Bobby Brown and his entourage put guns to peoe’s heads and forces them to use cocaine? Come on! Everyone makes their own choices and these are three examples of very weak individuals who did to themselves what they chose to do. Everyone knows the consequences of drug usage going in for the first time. Everyone

  13. Billy says:

    May her soul rest in peace. we love you bobby

  14. buffalobilly says:

    put that strung out boyfriend of hers in prison…

  15. Sandra says:

    Like mother like daughter. Sad.

  16. DrGotse says:

    Now Watch The Whole F’d Up Family Fight Over Whitneys Royalties And Inheritance That Lil Bobbie Had Obtained

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