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Bobbi Kristina

Family Wants Rehab ASAP

2/18/2012 6:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The Houston family wants Bobbi Kristina to enter a live-in rehab facility ASAP.
Whitney Houston
's family wants Bobbi Kristina to enter a live-in rehab facility ASAP -- but sources tell TMZ, they're holding off on telling her until after Whitney's funeral today.

According to sources connected with the family, Bobbi has struggled with substance abuse issues for the last three or four years -- and the family wants her to seek out professional help at a 60-day live-in treatment facility before her problems get worse.

We're told the family is aware Whitney fell off the wagon in the weeks leading to her death -- and they don't want the same fate to befall her daughter.

But they're not putting pressure on her to enter rehab right away -- they want to give her time to grieve during and immediately after her mother's funeral today.

Attempts to reach Bobbi directly were unsuccessful. So far, it's unclear if Bobbi plans to heed her family's advice.


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I hope this doesn't turn out like the Anna Nicole Smith story, both dying from sadness and drug overdoses because of it. May God be with her and lead her in the right path.

987 days ago


Not Cool, TMZ. But such are the perils of fame. People treat you like you're not human.
I hope this girl gets direction in her life and strong boundaries set by those close to her. I always worried about her growing up in the environment she did. But at this point, she's been raised by two addicts. It looks like her father cleaned himself up...poor Whitney. Say what you will about addicts, but they truly suffer. Not sure why some make it, and some don't. The worst, the WORST, thing that could happen to this girl is if she were to get alot of money handed over to her. I believe that's what did her mother in. Addicts and money are a deadly combination. God bless, Bobbi Kristi.

987 days ago


She's an addict and need to go to rehab right way. It would be so easy for someone in her emotional to take too many pills or stick a needle in arm. She doesn't people enabling her disease or ignoring it like they did her mother, because if they do, she will be lucky to make it to her 21st birthday. If they have to man up and commit her for her own good. Families all over America has had to do the same thing, to save a family member. The longer they wait the more she's going to fight them and make excuses why she can't go.

987 days ago

Wesley Johnson    

Rehab and counseling are great, but I would definately say do not leave out, Jesus Christ God Jehovah, the Holy Spirit, church, prayer, and family. Greater is he who is in us than he who is in the world. Lets come together in prayer for Bobbi Kristina and the Houston famly, but lets come together for each other.

987 days ago

The Dyv    

Usually, TMZ is pretty cool, but why in the &)*() is this story that important that you would try to contact her directly about this on the weekend of her mother's funeral? That tasteless, heartless and just wrong. Put a fragile individual in more duress jus to get a scoop??

987 days ago


Are you kidding me? Why in the hell would you try to contact this poor girl directly? She's not going through enough hell right now? Get a heart for gosh sakes! Leave her be.

987 days ago


Why would YOU try to contact her directly? Her family wants to be the ones to tell her. Leave her alone. OVERSTEPPING.

987 days ago


RIP whitney Houston. Scotland loves you.

987 days ago


ya'll mutha****as always in celebrities business ya'll buckethead bitches and **** *****s get some business bout ya'll self, everybody done the hit weed, or sniffed powder, or popped a damn pill, quit tryinng to bring a person down , Boddy ain't worried about ya'll stink rachett bitches, or the ****in Media, get where the celebrities at get some money and quit suckin ****s for a living and get where they at...... in hollywood bitches

987 days ago


y'all nuttz all in these people business, let the people smoke crack, sniff powder, pop pills ya'll must aint got **** to do at home. weak bitches

987 days ago


She's going. PERIOD. Duh.....Are you all idiots.. go worry about your on families......

987 days ago


Whoa! Girlfriend has her daddy's face and has wayyyyyy too much makeup on.

Way to fall in to the statistics instead of overcoming them!

987 days ago


aw that's to bad. but i agree Bobby needs to seek help. or see a doctor abut the problems that she has.she is just one lonely girl. and is in need of help.

987 days ago

Eula Stephens    

You will truly be missed! R.I.P. Only God Can Judge!

987 days ago


Bobb Kristna better get herself together now, or she will be headed to destruction. Most kids follow in their parents foot steps. We all need to pray for her.

987 days ago
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