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Bobby Brown

Won't Drag Lawyers

Into Bobbi Kristina Dispute

2/19/2012 10:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0211_BOBBI_BOBBICHRISTINA_WHITNEY_EX2_GETTYBobby Brown has been battling with Whitney Houston's family over seeing his daughter ever since Whitney passed away last week ... but Bobby won't turn this into a legal battle ... TMZ has learned.

Sources close to the New Edition singer tell TMZ ... Bobby really wants to be there for Bobbi Kristina, but does not want to make the situation more stressful for her than it already is.

We're told Bobby was very upset with how he was treated at Whitney's funeral yesterday and feels her family should be as considerate to him as his family was to Whitney when Bobby's mother passed away last year.

According to our sources, Bobby won't bring lawyers into the situation and, as one source said, he feels "this sort of thing you let the higher power handle."

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91.

Carrie    

There's not much Whitney's family could control, Bobbi is 18 years old and can choose to see her father if she wants. I think Bobbi isn't the most important thing in Bobby's life.

948 days ago
92.

bluemoon    

Big surprise coming for all these idiots tryng to control Bobbi Kristina. She's an adult and will do exactly what she wants.

948 days ago
93.

angry A    

Bobby Brown, That was the best thing you could of done, Was to leave! Whitney knew you had gone with good intentions. Everyone needs to leave him alone.Houston family, you show no respect for this man at all, Let alone for yourselves.My God whats next. control Bobbi Christina's" MONEY" that's why they dont want Bobby to get to close to his daughter. Mr. Brown you are her father no matter what, no one can take that away from you. Sorry about your loss.

948 days ago
94.

ipurrr    

This is too bad that everyone is down on Bobby Brown. I guess you all would have done things differently? I think not!! How could you tell him what to do when you've never walked in his shoes. Nor have you walked in Whitney's shoes. He did the classy thing by leaving and not making a scene. It's the Houston clan that made it impossible make peace with Bobby! The Houston clan knew damn well that Whitney was off the wagon. Hell, they knew she was using before she even met Bobby. It was common knowledge!

What is concerning, is that these people claim to be Christians. I know that know one is perfect. But really, it's completely hypocritical to only act Christ-like when your at church.

If anyone showed class it was Bobby Brown. Everyone can come down on this man but as I mentioned, until you've walked in his shoes. Keep your mouth shut and your ears open. Free your mind for a second and ask your self this question: How can I judge him when I have NO idea what the true story is? Pass judgement on me first as I'm not perfect!

948 days ago
95.

myopinion    

That's right Bobby!!! Leave it in God's hands.


RIP Whitney

948 days ago
96.

Phermone    

Even though she's 18 she may have a trust in place that she can't touch until she's 21 or 25. However it's set up. So her legal guardian could be in control of her finances until then,

948 days ago
97.

Ike    

First, BK is an adult...no lawyers needed. TMZ, why y'all makin' this clown relevant? He's such a nonmuthafukcin factor.

948 days ago
98.

Joao    

Bobby Brown can't afford LEGAL AID with a sliding scale.

948 days ago
99.

ChunkyLightning    

UGGGGGH She's 18 her family can't stop anything. She can do what ever she wants with her money and her time!

948 days ago
100.

Hedden    

Bobby shows up over 10 minutes late with 9 people.Very disrespectful and self absorbed. If he really wanted to be there for his daughter he would have made the arrangements and been with her from the beginning of the service. She is an adult and I know that if she wanted to get in contact with him she would find a way. Not sure why he need an entourage with him. He had 2 of his children there why not take them in because Whitney loved them. I think he has probably put the family through enough. Trying to make it about him is just sad. Grow up Bobby you are 43 years old with children.

948 days ago
101.

sharon    

First of all Bobby Kristina is of age and may really not wan to deal with anyone right now.. second of all Whitney was a grown woman she made the choice to choose drugs over God a long time ago.. she nows the Word but she still chose to be disobediant and do what she wanted to do.. sure Bobby is no saint , but we all look for excuses to blame someone else over another persons decision.. when Judgemnet day comes what is she gonna say to God... Lord it was all Bobby's fault it doesnt work that way.. we are all held accountable for ourselves and the more (of the Word) you know the more you will be helad accountable for.. we just need to pray for her and her family even Bobby at this time in their lives.. because all you know is what you hear on the news ..we were not a part of their eveyday lives and the media is always one sided.. i feel sorry for people who believe everything they hear.. Whitney was no Angel and neither was Bobby.. they were human and made mistakes.. pray for them put them in God's hands stop judging because with the same measure that you judge, you will be judged remember that....

948 days ago
102.

miamac    

I wish people quit 'running' with either the press so called coverage or one person's, aka Bobby Brown's, supposed comments. Who is to say that Bobbi Christina wanted to see him or wouldn't have won 'against' her father since she legally is grown at 18. Did you forget her mother (on public TV) said that it was 'her daughter' that told her to 'divorce' her father. This alone tells me Bobby wasn't good to Whitney, otherwise the 'daughter' would not have intervened.

948 days ago
103.

ses    

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGwDxWHeyiE&feature=related

Stuff like this tell me they did love each other no matter their faults... Good for you Bobby Brown..

948 days ago
104.

nof    

3 syllables:


"Third Par-ty."


A psychologist, a therapist, a psychiatrist mutually-approved by Bobby, his daughter ... and the Houston family.


The great Paula F. Eagle, MD, comes to mind (NYC).


-As good as it gets.

948 days ago
105.

Randy    

MY NAME IS bOOBY B, AND IF YOU WANNA BE WITH ME, YA GOTTA BE THE SAME WAY THAT A NOTHER GIRL WOULD BE, AND IF YOU WANNA BE WITH ME ADON'T BE CRUEL

948 days ago
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