UPDATE: Bobbi Kristina in Bleak Condition, Bobby Brown at Her Side

UPDATE: Bobbi Kristina in Bleak Condition, Bobby Brown at Her Side

Whitney's daughter showing "significantly diminished" brain function.

Published February 1, 2015

UPDATE: Bobby Brown has released a statement to Us Weekly about his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, who remains hospitalized in Atlanta. "Privacy is requested in this matter," he said. "Please allow for my family to deal with this matter and give my daughter the love and support she needs at this time."

Brown's attorney, Christopher Brown, adds, "The report that Bobbi Kristina Brown has been taken to the hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, is accurate. No additional information will be forthcoming."

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Bobbi Kristina Brown is in bleak condition after being put into a medically-induced coma to reduce swelling in her brain, TMZ reports. The 21-year-old was found unresponsive in her bathtub by her husband, Nick Gordon, yesterday and rushed to the hospital. Tragically, the incident occurs nearly three years to the date that Bobbi's mother, Whitney Houston, died of a drug overdose, also in a bathtub.

Despite reports from a source that Bobbi "is stable at the hospital" after being placed on a ventilator, sources say her brain function has been "significantly diminished" and that signs of recovery are not good.

"It's expectedly a very tense time for the family," a source told People early Sunday. "And they are closing in on [protecting] Krissy."  

"It's been a difficult time for Bobbi Kristina, who's struggled in the years after her mother's death," the source added, saying that she "has been vacillating between extremes for a while now and is fighting grief and demons of her own creation. The loss of her mom and her intense craving for attention of any sort are just the tip of her mountain of issues."

By contrast, on Saturday, Brown's cousin Jerod Brown, told Sky News that she was "doing fine."

Meanwhile, Bobbi Kristina's father, Bobby Brown, reportedly flew from Los Angeles to Atlanta to be at his daughter's side. According to TMZTyler Perry offered to take Bobby Brown with him on his private plane once he heard of the sad news. 


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Written by Evelyn Diaz

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