After surviving some of the toughest weeks of her life, we’re happy to finally report some good news for Bobbi Kristina Brown. The 19-year-old has reportedly been cast to appear in the new season of Tyler Perry’s sitcom, For Better Or For Worse. The show is based on Perry’s blockbuster Why Did I Get Married franchise, and Bobbi is rumored to make her acting debut as the daughter of one of the stylists. Brown has apparently been getting closer to Perry since he spoke at her mother Whitney Houston’s funeral last month.
The role will likely come as a welcomed distraction to all of the turmoil in the young woman’s life lately. Her family has said that Bobbi has been feeling “lost” in the wake of her mother’s death. “Everyone is worried about Bobbi,” an insider confided to Us Weekly. “Bobbi just doesn’t want anyone’s help. She’s lost.” Bobbi was hospitalized for anxiety, and now also has to contend with her father Bobby Brown’s DUI, and media scrutiny of her relationship with “adopted brother” Nick Gordon. Hopefully she’ll find some peace in getting her acting career off the ground.
If your eyebrows were already raised over the alleged relationship between Bobbi Kristina Brown and her “adopted brother” Nick Gordon before, get ready for those bad boys to rocket to the top of your forehead in about two seconds now: according to Us Weekly, Whitney Houston‘s daughter and the child the singer raised from the age of 12 are allegedly engaged. While Bobbi and Nick were spotted smooching in public last week, the magazine now has a photo of the pop star’s daughter sporting a massive rock on her ring finger, a piece of jewelry that reportedly belonged to Houston. According to the magazine’s source, the two “are living like a couple” currently. We don’t know about you, but we have have a lot of feelings about this. Like, too many feelings to process. Most of them tinged with confusion.
“Bobbi Kristina is still so vulnerable since her mother passed away,” their source continues “But Nick has become like her rock.” As we’ve explained before, Gordon is not related to Bobbi Kristina or Whitney genetically or legally. That being said, we don’t think it’d be a great idea for Bobbi Kristina to be marrying anybody so recently after her mother’s death on February 11. Forget the whole “practically family” aspect: we don’t think matrimony would be a good idea for Bobbi, period! Or maybe we’re just being overly cautious? We are glad Bobbi has someone to lean on during a dark time. Oh the other hand…yuck. What do you think? Go ahead and leave us a comment; we have to go lie down in a dark room for a few hours to process this.
Whatever life throws at Whitney Houston (or, frankly, what Whitney throws at herself), we’ve always have faith that she’ll make it through. Sadly, Whitney Houston’s emphysema diagnosis is just the latest obstacle the beleaguered diva now has to deal with. “She’s developed emphysema — and her doctors are warning her she’ll die a horrible death,” a friend of Houston’s allegedly told the National Enquirer regarding her recent diagnosis with the lung disease. If the rumor is true, it might also help explain the string of Whitney Houston concerts canceled in April due to illness, and perhaps even those concerts canceled last year. Whitney Houston’s rehab stint began at the beginning of May, and was aimed at treating her drug and alcohol addiction. Hopefully it will aid her in her medical recovery, too; doctors are allegedly requiring Whitney to kick her smoking habit completely. We are warning people now: we will straight up rip the seats out of the movie theater if we have to see a Whitney-less Waiting To Exhale 2. Some things we simply cannot abide.
Stay away, Bobby B! Reportedly Whitney Houston entered rehab ten days ago, though the voluntary out-patient program allows Houston to come and go as she pleases. The surprising part about TMZ’s report on Houston’s trip to rehab this morning (the only surprising part), was that Whitney wasn’t seeking treatment because she allegedly, as Katt Williams so eloquently put it, smoked her knee caps off for twenty years. “She’s cleansing herself to get ready for a new movie,” a source claimed earlier today. However, Houston’s rep Jill Fritzo now confirms that Whitney is seeking treatment for drug and alcohol abuse, saying in a statement, “We can confirm that Whitney Houston is currently in an out-patient rehab program for drug and alcohol treatment. Whitney voluntarily entered the program to support her long-standing recovery process.”
We thought the original story was a little fishy; we certainly don’t know any high-end spas that require you to be accompanied by a monitor when you aren’t getting a seaweed wrap. Given Whitney’s canceled concerts in 2010 and allegations of Bobby Kristina’s drug use earlier this year, we support Whitney seeking treatment, or preparing for a movie, for as long as she needs. After all, we’ve been waiting this long for Waiting To Exhale 2; we can certainly wait ninety days more.
You mean a sex tape doesn’t bond you for life?!?! During a recent interview, Ray J was asked about his past romances with Kim Kardashian and Whitney Houston. Ray J had all kind things to say about the singer, gushing about how they are still friends, but of Kim he simply referred to her as that “other girl.” Burn!