Bobby Brown Breaks His Silence on the Death of Son Bobby Brown Jr.
Singer Bobby Brown is opening up for the first time about the tragic death of his 28-year-old son Bobby Brown Jr.
He told Us Weekly in a statement, “Please keep my family in your prayers at this time. Losing my son at this point in our lives has devastated my family. There are no words to explain the pain.”
Bobby Jr. was found dead at his L.A. home on Wednesday. TMZ reports he was experiencing flu-like symptoms, but was not suffering from COVID-19.
According to the L.A. County Medical Examiner's Office his case status has been "deferred pending additional investigation."
His half-brother Landon remembered him on Instagram with a black-and-white photo and the message, “I love you forever King.” Bobby Jr.’s girlfriend Anna Reed also shared her grief, tweeting, “The heavens gained an angel, but I lost my soul mate.”
Brown Jr.'s mother is Bobby Brown's ex-girlfriend Kim Ward.
Brown Jr. is the second of Brown's children to die. His only child with Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown, died in July 2015 at 22 after having been in a medically induced coma since January of that year, when she was found facedown and unconscious in a bathtub at her Alpharetta, Georgia, home. Her pop icon mother died of an accidental overdose in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel three years earlier, on February 11, 2012.
Brown has five other children: 34-year-old son Landon with Melika Williams; 31-year-old daughter La'Princia with Kim Ward; and a son, 11, and two daughters, 5 and 4, with current wife Alicia Etheredge.