Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown has died at age 22
Oprah, Missy Elliot, other celebs, mourn Bobbi Kristina Brown, who has been in coma since near-drowning six months ago in bathtub, eerie echo of mom Whitney Houston's demise.
Six months after she nearly died in a bathtub, an eerie echo of her famous mom's demise, Bobbi Kristina Brown is dead, the family of Whitney Houston said Sunday night.
"Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away July, 26 2015, surrounded by her family," a family statement said.
"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."
Bobbi Kristina, the daughter of Houston and troubled singer Bobby Brown, has been in a coma and in hospice care in Duluth, Ga. after being found submerged in the tub in her Roswell, Georgia, home Jan. 31.
My heart is truly heavy 😢 May u rest in peace with your mommy #BobbiKristina sending prayers 2 the Brown/Houston family🙏🏾— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) July 27, 2015
In April,grandmother Cissy Houston said Bobbihad"global and irreversible brain damage."
Whitney Houston and her R&B singer husband had a very public battle with substance abuse, and he had seversal run-ins with the law.
Houston was enjoying a comeback of sorts and drowned on Feb. 11, 2012 on the eve of the Grammy Awards, in a Beverly Hills hotel.
The medical examiner said heart disease and other complications tied to cocaine abuse were contributing factors.
Peace at Last! #BobbiKristina— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) July 27, 2015
There have been multiple reports that Bobbi Kristina had fallen into her own drug spiral.
She was found by the man she called her husband, Nick Gordon, who was three years older than her and an orphan raised by Houston.
The Houston family has since blamed him for the near-drowning and have filed a $10 million, saying he stole from the 22-year-old's account and physically abused her.
Bobbi Kristina's death has drawn a huge reaction on social media from fans and celebrities, alike.
Rest in heaven #BobbiKristina— Taraji P. Henson (@TherealTaraji) July 27, 2015
Heartbroken to hear about the passing of #BobbiKristina. How tragic. So young. May she RIP with her beautiful mother. 💔— Brad Goreski (@mrbradgoreski) July 27, 2015
RIP #BobbiKristina. So sad but I know you and your mother have been finally reunited.— Christian Siriano (@CSiriano) July 27, 2015
#RIP Bobbi Kristina: A product of great talent who shined quite bright under such expectations. Your potential we will never know.— Jackée Harry (@JackeeHarry) July 27, 2015