UPDATE-While Whitney Houston’s sister-in-law Patricia Houston is defending Bobby Brown in her interview with Oprah Winfrey airing later tonight, Bobbi Kristina Brown reportedly wants nothing to do with her father.
First Patricia answered the inevitable question about Bobby Brown and the role many believed he played in the downfall of Whitney.
“I can’t say that he introduced drugs to her; I don’t think that’s true.Bobby and I had a good relationship. She (Whitney) would say, ‘You’re always trying to protect him.’ I said, ‘No, I’m protecting truth… I can’t do it any other way,’” she told Oprah.
Houston’s longtime manager also shed light on the factors that may have doomed the troubled couple’s relationship from the star, “There was always so much outside interference… It was very hard,” she said. “Their reality was everyone else’s, and it’s very difficult if you’ve got family members that are demanding certain things from you, then the world demanding certain things from you. In all of that congestion, how can you make it work?”
Back to Bobbi Kristina who has inherited everything from her mother per her will, allegedly wants to change her name to Kristina Houston. Sources told TMZ, Bobbi “wanted to change her name for years since her parents split.”
Oprah’s Next Chapter airs tonight on OWN at 9pm.
Rihanna Congratulates Snooki On Her Pregnancy
In other news, ‘Man Down’ singer Rihanna wants more Snookis to populate the world! In case you haven’t heard or rather have no interest, the pint size Jersey Shore star is pregnant with her first child. Not surprisingly there was a loud gasp after Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi confirmed her pregnancy. But while many are cringing at the idea of the loud, ill-mannered, alcohol loving star is with child she can rest easy with Rihanna squarely in her corner.
“That’s dope,” responded RiRi when asked about the pregnancy Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation fund-raiser in New Orleans. “We need more Snookis in the world.” That girl sure has a keen sense of humor!