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Bobbi Kristina has suffered irreversible brain damage

2015-04-21 10:43

Los Angeles - Bobbi Kristina Brown has suffered "irreversible brain damage".

The 22-year-old aspiring singer was placed in a medically-induced coma after being found unresponsive in her bathtub in January, and though her father Bobby Brown recently revealed she is now "awake", her grandmother Cissy Houston - the mother of the young star's late mother Whitney Houston - says she is still "unresponsive".

Cissy said in a statement: "I have just returned from visiting my granddaughter Bobbi Kristina in the hospital and while she is no longer in a medically induced coma she has a tracheotomy and according to the doctors she has global and irreversible brain damage and remains unresponsive."

Cissy claims only a "miracle" will improve her granddaughter's condition and she has appealed for fans to pray for her family.

She added: "Meeting with the doctors and understanding that she can live in this condition for a lifetime truly saddens me.

"We can only trust in God for a miracle at this time. Keep us in your prayers."

Cissy's comments came after Bobby's lawyer confirmed that doctors have indicated Bobbi Kristina will have a "long life" but they are unsure of what the "quality" of it may be.

Christopher Brown said: "Bobbi Kristina's condition has changed since moving from Emory University Hospital and there has been improvement. Doctors have indicated that she will have a long life.

"However, Bobbi Kristina is presently embarking on a rehabilitation process and the quality of her life will not be known for years to come."

Bobby simply added: "We thank everyone that supports Bobbi Kristina and God is hearing our prayers." publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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