Bobbi Kristina Brown In Critical Condition
By Julissa Catalan
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 21-year-old daughter of late pop icon Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, is in critical condition after being found unresponsive in her bathtub on Saturday morning.
According to police, Brown was found facedown in a bathtub in her Roswell, Ga., home at about 10:20 a.m. by her husband, Nick Gordon, and a friend.
Gordon performed CPR until police and rescue personnel arrived at the scene.
Police were able to resuscitate her, and she was brought to North Fulton Hospital.
While the hospital will not confirm Brown’s current state, a family member told WXIA-TV that she is in a medically induced coma.
“She’s been through a lot, you know what I’m saying. This is a hard time, it’s her mother’s anniversary of her death. It’s been a hard time, it’s a rough time of year,” Jerod Brown, who is said to be Bobbi Kristina’s cousin, said Saturday.
“But she’s a tiger, she’s going to pull through it.”
However, another source told E! News that Brown was not in an induced coma, but rather breathing with the help of a ventilator. The source also said that Brown has vital signs.
“Bobbi is being taken good care of by a top team of doctors,” another source told E! News. “Right now, she is still unresponsive. Of course their main concern is getting her better with the hopes that time will help her heal.”
The incident comes just two weeks before the third anniversary of Houston’s death.
Houston was also found unconscious and submerged in a bathtub on Feb. 11, 2012, before being pronounced dead.
While Houston’s cause of death was determined to be drug-related, police say there were no drugs found on the scene when they arrived at Bobbi Kristina’s home.
Bobby Brown released a statement on Saturday saying, “Privacy is requested in this matter. Please allow for my family to deal with this matter and give my daughter the love and support she needs at this time.”
The case is currently under investigation.
“We are interviewing all the family members and friends that were at the house at the time,” a police spokesperson said. “We don’t know that if it was an accident or what this could be.”