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The creator and writer of the Madea brand name, is calling for pleas for the respect of his friend Bobbi Kristina Brown. The young daughter of Grammy award-winning singer,Whitney Houston, has been in an induced coma since she was found unconscious in a bathtub in a home that she shared with Nick Gordon on January 31. She is currently in a hospice care facility in Gwinnet County. Tyler Perry is calling out the public to show decency and respect for her and her family.
Perry made his plea on Facebook, and spoke about Brown’s deceased mother and his friend. The Madea star said, “This morning I woke up with Whitney on my mind, I could not help but think about all that she must have dreamed of for her daughter.” Sources confirmed that Pat Houston, Brown’s aunt, had flown to Chicago on a private plane to see a medical specialist that confirmed that there was no hope for Bobbi Kristina’s recovery. There have been many family members that showed up to support Brown since she entered the Hospice, including Tyler Perry and Bobby Brown’s sister , Tina.
The family has also found peace with Brown’s ex boyfriend, Nick Gordon, who was accused of physical violence and stealing money from her in lawsuit filed from the victims camp. The Good Deeds star, called out fake rumors that were surrounding the Houston family. The actor has been steam rolling reporters who attacked the family and said, “as difficult as this time is for the people that love both mother and daughter, what makes it more egregious was the disrespect and lies that were printed of late.”
Bobbi Kristina’s life has been a shadow of her mothers, and her childhood has been filled with the drugs and recklessness, that child stars have come to inherit. She was brought into the limelight at an early age, and her personal life was always under the lights because of her parent’s fame. Her mother died in a hotel bathtub in 2012, and it seemed like the mother and daughter bond, tragically repeated itself when Kristina was found unconscious in her bath tub, by Gordon and one of his friends.
Bobby Brown, the father of Kristina, returned to the Atlanta Hospice to be with his dying daughter, along with Perry. The actor arranged for one of his jets to fly Bobby Brown, who was welcoming the birth of his new baby girl, Bohdi Brown. Tyler Perry has pleaded for the respect for Bobbi Kristina Brown, not for publicity sake, but because he is Bobby Brown’s friend. Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston married in 1992, soon after that, their daughter was born. The relationship between the two was destructive and tumultuous. In 2003, Bobby Brown was arrested for hitting Houston. That would have ended most marriages, but the two stars, who could never resist the limelight, decided to star in their own reality show, Being Bobby Brown, in 2005. A year later the two celebrities filed for divorce.
In an interview before the Lifetime Biopic Whitney aired, the R&B singer admitted that there was definitely infidelity between him and Whitney Houston, and Brown admitted ,”both of us cheated on each other.” Brown and Houston’s marriage ended in 2007 after 15 years of controversy, drug abuse and domestic violence. After five years, the Grammy winning songstress died at the age of 48. Tyler Perry pleaded for the respect for Bobbi Kristina Brown, and in the end Bobbi Kristina wasn’t just a victim of the limelight, she was someone’s daughter.
Commentary by Phillip Hernandez
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