“Please hold my household in your prayers at the moment,” he mentioned in an announcement to TMZ on Thursday, November 19. “Shedding my son at this level in our lives has devastated my household. There are not any phrases to elucidate the ache.”
Bobby Jr., who was one in all Bobby’s seven youngsters, was discovered useless at his dwelling in Los Angeles on Wednesday, November 18. The previous New Version member, 51, shared Bobby Jr. along with his ex-girlfriend Kim Ward. TMZ reported on Thursday that Bobby Jr. had been experiencing flu-like signs previous to his loss of life however didn’t have COVID-19.
Landon Brown confirmed his brother’s passing through Instagram on Wednesday. “I like you eternally King,” he captioned a black-and-white photograph of Bobby Jr.
The late singer’s girlfriend, Anna Reed, additionally paid tribute on Thursday, November 19, tweeting, “The heavens gained an angel, however I misplaced my soul mate.”
Bobby Jr.’s loss of life got here 5 years after his half-sister Bobbi Kristina Brown handed away in July 2015. Bobby shared the 22-year-old star along with his ex-wife and late singer Whitney Houston. In January 2015, Bobbi Kristina was discovered unresponsive in a bath in her Atlanta dwelling. She was positioned in a medically induced coma and hospice care till she died six months later.
Three years earlier, Houston was discovered unresponsive in a bath on the Beverly Hills Resort in February 2012. The “I Will At all times Love You” singer died of drowning attributable to coronary artery illness and cocaine intoxication. She was 48.
Earlier this 12 months, Bobbi Kristina’s former boyfriend Nick Gordon died on the age of 30 after he suffered a sequence of coronary heart assaults throughout a New Yr’s Eve celebration in January. The reason for his loss of life was later ruled accidental heroin toxicity.
In February 2018, Bobby advised Us Weekly that he continues to honor his daughter’s memory years after her loss of life.
“She was a stupendous younger woman,” the singer mentioned on the time. “And what she needed to do along with her life, I want everyone might have seen. Music, leisure. She was higher than me. She was higher than her mom.”
He added, “Her presence is all the time round me. That’s my child. There isn’t any approach she might disappear from me.”
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