I am worried about Bobbi Kristina’s drugs allegations, says Bobby Brown
Bobby Brown, who recently refused to take a fall for Whitney Houston’s drug-fuelled troubles that led to her sad demise, has for the first time spoken about the late singer’s funeral and his concerns about daughter Bobbi Kristina.entertainment Updated: May 04, 2012 18:47 IST
Bobby Brown, who recently refused to take a fall for Whitney Houston’s drug-fuelled troubles that led to her sad demise, has for the first time spoken about the late singer’s funeral and his concerns about daughter Bobbi Kristina.
Speaking on the Today show, the 43-year-old singer said that he was “worried” about the allegations that his 19-year-old daughter had been taking drugs.
When asked by the host how he felt about reports that Bobbi had been allegedly taking marijuana and other drugs, the singer admitted he was worried.
“I would always be worried about that,” the Mirror quoted him as saying.
The occasional rapper took the chance to straighten a few things out about himself and daughter Bobbi.
But when asked whether he is seriously concerned about his daughter and the drugs allegations, Bobby paused for a while and added “Right no? No.”
“I know what she I know what she is actually doing. I think people are, you know, making assumptions of what my daughter is and how strong she is.
“She’s a strong girl. Her mother taught her well. I think we raised her really well. She’s fine, she knows that her mum is gone and she has to live.
“People tend to want to control strong-willed people. And that''s what I see.
“I am her father. She talks to me about everything,” he said.
Although Bobby said that his teenage daughter talks to him about everything, he wasn’t entirely certain whether the reports that Bobbi is dating her adopted brother Nick Gordon are true.
“She’s a young lady and I would expect her to have a boyfriend,” he said.
But when probed over whether that boyfriend is her adopted brother, Brown wasn’t very sure.
“I wouldn’t know about that – I don’t think so. She would definitely tell me.
“Nick’s a good kid, I have nothing against Nick. But I asked her, she said no,” he said.
In the interview, he also took the opportunity to explain why he walked out of Whitney’s funeral two months ago.
“It wasn’t that I wasn’t invited. That’s not the type of family the Houston family is.
“Whoever the security was there asked me to have my ‘entourage’ – which was my children – sit somewhere else and I was not willing to sit away from my children.
“So after the third time of them coming to me I felt a little disrespected by the security there. I decided that, you know, it''d be best if I just left.
"I kissed the casket, and me and my children left the building,” he added.
First Published: May 04, 2012 15:48 IST