The family of the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown expects hundreds of supporters to come out and help pray for a ‘miracle’ for the 21-year-old, who was found facedown in a bathtub in her Roswell, Ga., home. Police in Roswell are investigating facial injuries she sustained during the incident.
Bobbi Kristina Brown’s fractious family gathered by her hospital bedside again Monday ahead of a candlelight vigil where they have asked the public to pray for a miracle.
Her grandmother — gospel singer Cissy Houston — arrived first at Emory University Hospital with a handful of relatives.
Fifteen minutes later, her dad, R&B singer Bobby Brown, pulled up in a white SUV packed with friends and relatives and raced through the rain into the hospital.
There have been no reports of any change in the condition of Bobbi Kristina, whose mother was superstar Whitney Houston. But a source close to the investigation told WSB-TV in Atlanta that face and mouth injuries sustained by the promising young musician are being investigated by local police.
The 21-year-old aspiring singer remains in a medically-induced coma more than a week after she was found face down and not breathing in a bathtub.
But Bobby Brown’s arrival so soon after Houston is unusual because they have generally steered clear of each other. And there has been bad blood between their families since Bobbi Kristina has been hospitalized.
up a security perimeter outside Bobbi Kristina’s room which requires a passcode from any visitors wishing to enter — and did not give it to the many members of the Brown family.
TMZ.com reported that the Brown clan is united in its demand they not be “disrespected” as they were during Whitney Houston’s funeral.
During that ceremony, Bobby Brown left in a huff after security prevented him from sitting with his troubled daughter.
Bobby Brown did not join the hundreds of supporters at a “Shining a Light for Healing” vigil, which was held at the Amphitheater at Riverdale Town Center in suburban Atlanta. But his brother, Tommy Brown, was in attendance and said of the gathering: “It’s beautiful.”
Over 500 people packed the outdoor venue for the concert, where mason jars and candles lined the stage. Some of those in attendance were holding signs with messages of support as musicians and local leaders led the crowd in prayer and song.
Meanwhile, the Brown family was getting moral support from preachers like Houston-based Prophetess Kendria Moore.