Bobbi Kristina Brown’s father Bobby Brown and grandmother Cissy Houston are among the family members spending time at her bedside at Emory University Hospital. According to sources both inside and outside the hospital, they seem to be timing their visits so they spend time with her but not each other.
Cissy Houston arrives at Emory. Photo: Channel 2
Each has been arriving and leaving separately and spending private moments with Bobbi Kristina, although they did both end up there at the same time at one point on Saturday. Houston, mother of the late Whitney Houston, got to town last week.
The two sides of the family have issued separate statements requesting prayers and privacy.
No one should be surprised at an uneasy peace between the Brown and Houston sides of the family. Recall that Brown and his entourage briefly showed up at Whitney Houston’s funeral three years ago and then left amid a dustup over seating arrangements.
Bobby Brown, center, at Emory. AP photo/Ron Harris
At the time Bobby told People magazine: “My children and I were invited to the funeral of my ex-wife Whitney Houston. We were seated by security and then subsequently asked to move on three separate occasions. I fail to understand why security treated my family this way and continue to ask us to move.”
Just a few days ago members of the Brown family scuffled at the Midtown W hotel, where they had gathered for Bobby’s birthday dinner. The Atlanta Police Department responded but didn’t make any arrests.
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