Celebrities offer their support for Whitney Houston's daughter

2015-02-02 18:00

Atlanta — Celebrities are offering their support and prayers for the late singer Whitney Houston's daughter, who authorities say was found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub over the weekend in a suburban Atlanta townhome.

Twenty-one-year-old Bobbi Kristina Brown was taken to a hospital in the northern Atlanta suburb of Roswell, Georgia, on Saturday police said.

La Toya Jackson is one of several celebrities who used Twitter to express her support on Sunday.

Singer-songwriter Missy Elliott said on Twitter that she's also throwing her support behind Brown.

Brown is the daughter of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown.

Lindsey Harber, a spokesperson at North Fulton Hospital, where police say Houston's daughter was taken, declined comment.

"I can't confirm she's even there," Harber said on Sunday.

Brown's husband, Nick Gordon, along with a friend, found her in a bathtub on Saturday, Roswell police said in a statement. The friend called 911 while Brown's husband performed CPR on her because they did not believe she was breathing nor had a pulse, said Officer Lisa Holland, a Roswell Police Department spokeswoman.

Police gave Brown additional care before she was taken to the hospital, Holland said.

Whitney Houston was found dead in a hotel bathtub on 11 February 2012, in Beverly Hills, California. The 48-year-old had struggled for years with cocaine, marijuana and pills, and her behavior had become erratic.

Authorities examining Houston's death found a dozen prescription drug bottles in the hotel suite. They concluded Houston accidentally drowned. Heart disease and cocaine use were listed as contributing factors in Houston's death.

In September, the late singer's sister-in-law Pat Houston told The Associated Press that Bobbi Kristina Brown was doing well, and that she was proud of her.

"Bobbi's a 21-year-old. She's doing good," Pat Houston said.

"I always tell the kids — not only her — but the other nieces and nephews, 'You think you're grown. Just because you're 21, out of the house, you think you're grown,'" she added.

"I mean, they make their decisions, they keep moving, you can only advise them and keep it moving, and that's what I do. But she's good. I'm very proud of Krissy."

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