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Rumors of a secret wedding began swirling after Bobbi Kristina addressed fiancé Nick Gordan as her “husband” in a goodnight tweet.
“Well off to sleep with my hubby @nickgordon. Prayers before bedtime. God bless you all, till next time chaps,”she tweeted Wednesday.
While it’s pretty understandable why people would assumed that the young couple tied the knot, but the former reality star’s rep tells E! Online that the couple aren’t officially husband and wife yet. They are however, still very engaged—although Bobbi Kristina’s family and many of her fans seem to be opposed to their relationship. The family appears to have their own separate reasons for not approving of the relationship. But fans just can’t seem to forget the fact that Whitney once referred to Nick as her adopted son.
“YES, we me nick are engaged. I’m tired of hearing people say ‘eww your engaged to your brother or if Whitney was still alive would we be together or would she approve of this,” Bobbi K. wrote in response to her relationship critics.
“My mom never adopted him. In fact, mommy was the one who even said that she knew that we were going to start dating,” she continued.
The bride-to-be’s dad, Bobby Brown, confessed over the summer that he’s apprehensive about the relationship because he’s concerned about his daughter’s happiness—not because he doesn’t like Nick or that Whitney used to claim him as her son.
“It’s not a question about [whether I like him]. When your daughter gets married, it’s different. That’s what it is. It’s not a question of I like him or not. When he calls me I’ll figure that out… I just want her to be happy.”
Jazmine Denise is an entertainment and celebrity news blogger. Follow her on Twitter @jazminedenise.
It’s no secret that Bobbi Kristina’s family members aren’t exactly crazy about her relationship with Nick Gordon, so it’s not surprising that they would be against the young couple’s recent engagement as well. Earlier this month Bobby Brown revealed that he’s not too happy about his daughter’s upcoming nuptials. Not because he dislikes Nick, but simply because he’s concerned about his baby girl. Bobbi Kristina’s grandmother, Cissy Houston, appears to be singing a similar tune. In a recently released open letter to the 20-year-old, Cissy addressed why she’s not in favor of the engagement and the rift that her book, Remembering Whitney, caused between them.
“Dear Krissi: I love you. My heart is full. I don’t know where to begin. You may think I don’t understand you and what you’re feeling but remember, Baby, I lost my mom when I was just a child. So, I do know some of the sadness and loneliness of your life since your mom passed away,” Cissy’s letter begins.
“Although I know her spirit is with you always, I cry with you and for you. I grieve with you and for you … for all of the days and nights you need to tell her something or ask her advice or just hear her voice … and she’s not there. For all of the times when you need to put your head in her lap or feel her arms around you and she’s not there … For the good and happy times you want to share with her; for the fun and laughter you enjoyed together, but she’s not there … for every day and every night you just miss her … I know,” she continues.
Taking time to address the strain the her book, Remembering Whitney, put on their relationship, she argues that she simply wanted to share the real Whitney with the world.
“She was your mom and she was my child and Krissi, I loved her too, more than you might imagine. I know you were upset that I wrote my book, ‘Remembering Whitney,’ but I hope one day you’ll read it and understand that I just wanted to let the world see some of My Nippy—the sweet, friendly, loving little girl with the extraordinary beauty and boundless talent, who grew into the superstar and musical icon the world saw. I want people to know—fans and critics and ordinary people alike—Nippy was a whole person, and like all of us, she was good and bad AND she was my joy!”
Changing gears a bit, she promises that she only wants what’s best for Bobbi Kristina, but confesses that she doesn’t believe marrying Nick is the best thing for her to do right now.
“Krissi, all I want for you is your good health and your happiness. I want you to have a good life that you can be proud of. Do I want you to get married in the near future? No, I don’t. I think you’re too young and I wish you’d wait. But that’s because I’m Grandma. ’m supposed to worry about you. I’m supposed to wonder If Nick or ANY man is good enough for you, My Baby’s Baby. I’m not angry with Nick.”
In closing, she addressed some of the things that various tabloids have been implying that she said.
“I don’t think, nor did I ever say anything hurtful about him to anyone. I have NEVER publicly commented on your personal life and I don’t intend to. So in the future when you read or hear that Cissy Houston said this or Cissy Houston said that, be confident in the knowledge that it isn’t true. I try to believe that when your mother passed away the world decided that you belong to them as she did. I’m trying very hard to trust that people who make comments or offer their opinions about you are sincere in their desire for you to be happy. I can only hope they come to realize the best they can offer you is their prayers. Krissi, as many years as I’ve lived and as many experiences as I’ve had I know I don’t have all of the answers. I do know this, Baby Girl: God’s got you and so do I. With all my love, Grandma.”
Bobbi Kristina has yet to respond to her grandmother’s letter.
What do you think of Cissy’s decision to address her granddaughter publicly? Would you say that this should’ve been a private conversation?
It’s no secret that there are many people opposed to Bobbi Kristina’s recent engagement to on-again, off-again boyfriend Nick Gordon. It’s no shocker that her father, Bobby Brown, isn’t too crazy about the news either. What may be a little surprising though, is the reason why he has apprehensions about his baby girl’s upcoming nuptials. When asked by a TMZ cameraman if he was excited about his daughter’s engagement, he simply responded:
He went on to say that it has nothing to do with Nick as a person, he’s just having a dad moment.
“It’s not a question about [whether I like him]. When your daughter gets married, it’s different. That’s what it is. It’s not a question of I like him or not,” he continued.
When asked if he thinks the idea of his daughter getting married will ever grow on him, he said that he’ll asses the situation when Nick gives him a call.
“When he calls me I’ll figure that out… I just want her to be happy,” Bobby confessed.
Bobbi K. on the other hand, who appears to be more in love than ever, seems very excited about marrying Nick.
So it seems the only daughter of the late Whitney Houston has rekindled her relationship with her informally adopted brother-turned-boyfriend Nick Gordon. During a beach vacay of some sort, Bobbi Kristina posted photos of the seemingly happy couple on the boardwalk with a very visible rock on her fourth finger, left hand. Oh and then there was this:
— Bobbi Kristina Brown (@REALbkBrown) July 3, 2013
The couple had first announced their engagement to the rest of the Houston family during the taping of their short-lived Lifetime reality series “The Houstons: On Our Own” to which the family showed serious disapproval.
Viewers didn’t think it was such a great idea, calling the relationship “incestuous,” as Whitney Houston had informally adopted Gordon when he was 12 years old. Not only that, but the very apathetic way in which Gordon regarded Bobbi Kristina throughout the series gave many onlookers pause as they believed it foreshadowed a repeat destructive pattern that the young Houston’s mother and father, Bobbi Brown displayed throughout their relationship.
Family and friends have also been very concerned for Bobbi Kristina’s well-being since her mother passed away a year ago. Tyler Perry even said in an interview with Oprah that he felt a responsibility to do what he could to help the child as he had been great friends with Whitney Houston. He cast Bobbi Kristina in a small role in his TBS comedy, “For Better or For Worse” in which she didn’t do a bad job.
Does Bobbi Kristina seem happy? Yes… Maybe. Pictures can tell any story we want them to. It does seem that due to the very volatile nature of her life for the past few years that she should take it slowly. They are essentially just kids. What’s the rush?
Do you think these two should be married?
‘You Are The Sh** On The Bottom Of Our Shoe:’ Bobbi Kristina Reportedly Gets Evicted And Leaves A Nasty Note For Her Neighbors
It’s very heartbreaking to watch the children of deceased musical legends in such end up in such horrible predicaments. Earlier today Michael Jackson’s daughter 15-year-old daughter, Paris was hospitalized after an alleged suicide attempt. Now we’re hearing that Bobbi Kristina Brown has been evicted from her Georgia apartment.
According to 11 Alive, Bobbi K. and on-again,off-again boyfriend, Nick Gordon recently moved out of their Georgia apartment complex. While some are saying that the couple was evicted, there hasn’t been any real proof to confirm this rumor. One couple that lives below Brown’s old apartment, however, said that she was the neighbor from hell. Joshua Morse revealed that he and his wife have filed at least ten complaints on different occasions about the noise constantly coming from the 20-year-old’s apartment.
Morse also said the before Bobbi K. turned in her keys and moved out of the apartment, she left him and his wife a parting gift in the form of a handwritten note. The lovely note reads:
You are s—- at the bottom our our shoe.
Thank You for making a hard year harder.
You are a miserable couple and always will be
You were honored to have us living above you and you couldn’t stand such a young beautiful couple far more successful than you ever will be. I pray your misery doesn’t rub off on your innocent little baby.”
Now, I’m known to be a little tenderhearted. I was thoroughly amused by her letter until I got to the line about “making a hard year harder.” It tugged on my heartstrings a little bit. I mean, I don’t know what kind of neighbor she’s been, but her mom passed away a little over one year ago and that has to be rough. I kind of feel for her.
Since the report was released, Bobbi K. took to her Twitter page to clear up the rumors and say that she wasn’t evicted, but made the decision to leave on her own.
In the wake of Whitney Houston’s tragic and untimely death, rumors swirled that her only daughter that she shared with Bobby Brown, Bobbi Kristina had been dating her god-brother, Nick Gordon. For a while the murmurs were nothing but mere rumors, but they were made valid after the two were spotted out together over and over again. Their chemistry made it clear that the two were an item and this was even further confirmed when the two announced their engagement during an episode of The Houstons: On Our Own.
The Houston family made it clear that they were disapproving of Bobbi Kristina’s relationship with Nick because Whitney had raised Nick as her own son and the two were like brother and sister, although an episode of the show reveals that Nick and Bobbi Kristina actually met in high school, became best friends, and Whitney took him in after his mother kicked him out. Either way, I’m sure the Houston family is leaping for joy as news that the two have gone their separate ways broke this week.
Nick Gordon took to his Twitter page to confirm that he and Bobbi Kristina are no longer an item.
“@REALbkBrown and I are not engaged or dating. Just close like we have always been.”
Bobbi Kristina also used her Twitter page to confirm the break up; however in a more roundabout way through cryptic and subliminal tweets.
“Who do I trust in this world? Pfft well that’s easy beezie, #Myself, No1 will kno’s me like ME&They’d rather not take thtchance2knoME, &2me.”
“That’s incredibly fine .. Because you’d be missing out on a #REALperson Xxo #armyofme #onmywon #goingtomakeit#determined”
“I guess it’s time 4me2stop depending on anymore. It’s my time2follow what Mom&The Lord put out on this path for me. #Thankful. Mom xxo.”
Many speculated that Nick was simply using Krissy for what she could give him and while that can’t exactly be proven, it certainly makes sense. The details surrounding this entire relationship seem super sketchy and über messy and it is probably best these two have chosen to throw in the towel.
Do you think it’s good Bobbi Kristina ended her relationship with Nick Gordon?
Jazmine Denise is a writer living in New York. Follow her on Twitter @jazminedenise
Though Madame Noire isn’t too sold on the concept of Lifetime’s newest reality show following Whitney Houston’s family, plenty of other people are, as evidenced by the ratings for the show’s premiere episodes.
According to The Examiner, “The premiere of the Houston family series, ‘The Houstons: On Our Own,’ was strong for Lifetime Wednesday.” The Futon Critic puts the 9pm debut at 1.333 million viewers and the second episode at 9:30pm came in just under that with 1.313 views. I’m assuming either some people didn’t realize there were two back-to-back half-hour episodes or a couple hundred thousand people decided not to keep watching the train wreck that is the Houston family.
The show immediately came under criticism as being exploitative of Whitney Houston’s death and her daughter, Bobbi Kristina’s, obvious struggle to cope. But the leading voice of the family, Pat Houston, shut those accusations down about this show coming too soon after the singer’s passing, saying:
“I don’t know when would be the right time. When would be the right time? You don’t know. You just continue what you always do and that is try to live. Taking one day, living one day at a time. And that`s all we are doing.”
It appears some 1 million viewers agree with her. Did you catch the first two episodes of “The Houstons?” What did you think?
Bobbi Kristina and the family are just weeks away from debuting their new reality show on Lifetime, “The Houstons: On Our Own.” The show follows the family of the late, great Whitney Houston, including her daughter Bobbi Kris, of course, her boyfriend Nick Gordon, Pat Houston and her family, and the matriarch of the clan, Cissy.
Though the show was originally pegged as a series showing how the family is getting on after Whitney’s passing, from the clips that have been released it appears the focus of the show is on Bobbi and Nick’s relationship. At one point the family clearly tells Nick they never expected him to go from a Godson to a boyfriend, all of which is eclipsed by Bobbi Kristna’s shocking confession at dinner one night:
Rumors have circulated for months that the pair had taken that next step and this reality show appears to confirm those stories. What remains to be seen is whether their relationship will continue to tear the family apart as it is now. It also appears we’ll gain insight into Bobbi’s estranged relationship with her father, Bobby Brown, and whether she really is spiraling out of control, and “grieving the wrong way,” as her aunt Pat worries.
“The Houstons: On Our Own” is set to debut Wednesday, October 24 on Lifetime. Check out the clips below and tell us what you think. Will you tune in?
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We’ve mentioned earlier that the Houston family would be starring in their very own reality show. Well, now the date and network have been confirmed. The new show, called “The Houstons: On Our Own.” Initially the show was supposed to center around Whitney’s manager and sister-in-law Pat. But Lifetime now states that the show, which will premiere on October 24th, will focus on Bobbi Kristina.
Here’s a statement Lifetime released detailing the nature of the show.
“The 14 episode half-hour series will chronicle Houston’s family as they help each other cope with the loss of Whitney, focusing especially on Bobbi — the 19-year-old daughter of Whitney and her former husband Bobby Brown and the only heir to her mother’s estate who was known for breaking down emotionally and physically after Whitney’s death.”
In addition to Bobbi Kristina, the cameras will also be following Pat, Whitney’s mother, Cissy, her brother Gary and family friends Nick Gordon and Kim Burrell.
Will you tune in on October 24th?
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The Jacksons aren’t the only celebrity family who are taking legal action in an attempt to restructure the estate of a late icon. In recent weeks it has been reported that Whitney Houston’s family have filed a petition as executors of the Pop star’s estate against Bobbi Kristina Brown.
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