Bobby eyes Kristina’s money
Reports indicate that singer Bobby Brown may have started to worry about what happens to his daughter, Bobbi Kristina’s $20m inheritance from her late mother, Whitney Houston once she dies.
Though Brown has been by his daughter’s side as she lays in a coma in a Georgia hospital after being found face down in a bathtub in January, he is already asking about Kristina’s inheritance from her late mother, who died in February 2011.
“He is determined to figure out the legal issues with the money,” an insider told UsWeekly, adding, that Bobby, 46, “is fighting with the Houstons about money.”
The publication notes that it is the Brown family versus the Houston family.
Bobbi, whose partner is Nick Gordon (it has yet to be confirmed if they ever legally wed), is the only child of rapper Brown and Houston.
She is 21-years-old and received her first portion of Whitney’s money – which was earned from such hit songs as ‘Saving All My Love For You’ and acting jobs in films like ‘The Bodyguard’ – on her last birthday in March 2014.
“As the situation gets graver, I think people are feeling the pressure. Money is a big point of contention,” a source told UsWeekly.
“The family doesn’t want to see Bobby benefit.’”
The ‘family’ the source is talking about is Whitney’s mother Cissy, 81, and her brothers Michael, 53, and Gary, 57.
If Bobbi dies, the money she had yet to collect from Whitney’s estate would go to those three relatives of Whitney’s.
The money that Bobbi already collected would go to Brown because he is the next of kin.
It is not known if Bobbi had a will.
In addition to the portion she received at age 21, Kristina is also set to get another sum at age 25, then the remainder at age 30.
She also had use of Whitney’s $1.2m home in Atlanta that sits on five wooded acres.
It is unlikely those pay outs will ever happen as the budding singer has been in a coma for weeks and sources say her condition is ‘dire.’
It was reported that Bobby – who is known for such hits as ‘Every Little Step’ and ‘My Prerogative’ – is worth as much as $2m.
Another thing that may get in the way is Nick. But Brown is already saying he should not be in the picture.
“Bobbi Kristina is not and has never been married to Nick Gordon,” Bobby told UsWeekly.
There has been speculation that Bobbi and Nick could have been in a violent relationship as she was found with bruises on her body. Police are investigating.
It was also claimed that 911 was called after people were seen arguing violently in front of Bobbi and Nick’s home.
“He was not good for her,” a Brown family source told the publication.
Other members of the family are on the make, such as Tina and Shayne Brown (aunt and cousin of Bobbi) who asked for money for TV interviews as well as cousin Jerod who wanted a hotel room and a car service before talking to the media.
As far as Bobbi’s health, Bobby is still holding out hope she will recover.
“Bobby’s hoping for the best,” said an insider. “The family is fragmented, but they are trying to come together for Krissi.”
Bobby’s other children are Landon Brown, LaPrincia Brown, Bobby Brown Jr and Cassius Brown.
On Tuesday Daily Mail Online talked to Bobbi’s former boyfriend Zach Jafarzedeh, to whom she remained close. Zach said he thinks she may have fallen asleep in the tub.
But he said he is not ruling out the possibility she was trying to commit suicide, because of the alarming similarities to the death of her mother, Whitney.
Zach, 24, told how Bobbi used to take the anti-anxiety drug Xanax every morning and often used more than she was prescribed.
He also says his ex’s relationship with Nick had suffered setbacks in recent months, leaving the aspiring singer deeply upset.
He said: “I know they got into a fight a few days before and she was really depressed about that and probably took a few Xanax and bathed and fell asleep. She would take more than she was prescribed of the Xanax.
“If you take two or three of them, you will black out and not remember anything. No matter who you are, it’s going to knock you out, and mixed with alcohol it’s a deadly combo.
“Some of it makes me feel like it could be a possible suicide, not even just a mistake. Something symbolic like: “This is the way my mom died; this is the way I want to kill myself too.”
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