‘There were no drugs out in the open’ at Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Georgia home


On Saturday, Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unconscious and unresponsive in the bathtub of her Georgia home. She was found by her husband, Nick Gordon, and a friend. It’s said that Nick and the friend did CPR until the medics arrived, and Bobbi had started to breathe again. She was hospitalized. Then on Sunday, sources said doctors had put Bobbi into a medically induced coma because of swelling in the brain. Sources also say she’s been put on a ventilator and the whole situation does not look good. As for Bobbi’s state of mind before this tragedy, a source tells People Magazine:

“It’s been a difficult time for Bobbi Kristina, who’s struggled in the years after her mother’s death… she has been vacillating between extremes for a while now and is fighting grief and demons of her own creation. The loss of her mom and her intense craving for attention of any sort are just the tip of her mountain of issues.”

[From People]

Even though this is just from an unnamed source, I think it’s sort of rude to make a reference to Bobbi’s “intense craving for attention.” She’s a messed up girl, justifiably. Her childhood was chaos and it’s remarkable she’s able to function.

After Bobbi was taken to the hospital, the Roswell, Georgia police executed a search warrant on her home, looking for drugs or any evidence of what happened to Bobbi. Lisa Holland, the spokesperson for the Roswell Police Department, told Us Weekly:

“We don’t leave any stone unturned. So the police took a search warrant on the home. Before the warrant, initially when the police went into the home there [was] nothing there that indicated that anything out of the ordinary happened. There were no drugs out in the open.”

[From Us Weekly]

That’s curious wording, isn’t it? “There were no drugs out in the open” NOT “there were no drugs.” It seems like Nick Gordon might have even been suspected of some kind of foul play, but another police theory might be that Bobbi took something that made her pass out in the bathtub.

People Magazine’s sources are also saying that Bobby Brown, Bobbi’s father, is “inconsolable” and “This is his worst nightmare…Losing Whitney was hard, but this is a million times worse. And to lose her in the same way would devastate him.”

We’ll update if there’s any additional news today.


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  1. Kiddo says:

    I think not finding drugs out in the open means just that, no physical evidence of drugs. But that doesn’t mean that she didn’t use drugs, or that there was foul play. I’m not saying it wasn’t foul play, but it’s a huge leap from no drugs were found in the open and this is an attempted murder. KWIM?

    • Esmom says:

      It just seems to me that it’s too soon to be releasing info. I get that the media is clamoring for updates but it seems like it would be less confusing to wait until they can put more of the pieces together and release a more substantive report.

      • Kiddo says:

        I agree. I think the family allowed this statement since they said she wasn’t doing drugs. But no where did you find any leaks about her being battered and bruised, either, which you would expect during a physical altercation or attempted drowning.

    • Sarah says:

      No drugs in the open because they were all in her. And I’m sure that in between doing CPR, Nick was cleaning up.

      • ShanKat says:

        …does anyone believe that guy knows CPR? He comes across as not being terribly…handy.

        Although he managed to wiggle into a fortune, so maybe he’s smarter than he seems. Bad vibes.

      • rtms says:

        I was going to say the same thing, I’m sure between calling the ambulance and the police being notified, her husband and friend had enough time to get all the drugs out of the house and safe somewhere else. It’s sad it’s come to this.

      • qwerty says:

        He might’ve learnt it 2 years ago when basically the same thing happened, according to the daily mail. The wrote she was rushed to a hospital 2 days after Whitney’s death anniversary after she overdosed on sedatives mixed with alcohol.

    • JaneM says:

      Her “husband”/brother will also receive all of Whitneys fortune should something happen. This is extremely sad and I hope the investigation is thorough.

    • Bridget says:

      I think the husband sounds sketchy, but that it’s a pretty big leap to get from ‘sketchy’ to ‘murderer’. If she was actually trying to clean herself up like her cousin says she probably just OD’d because her system wouldn’t have been able to handle her usual size dose of whatever. Or she was incredibly depressed, especially considering that we’re approaching the anniversary of her moms’ s death. Poor girl.

  2. Talie says:

    Sounds like it could’ve been a possible suicide attempt.

  3. Lucy2 says:

    Her whole life has been a difficult time, poor girl. I hope she comes out of this ok, but it sounds very serious.

  4. savu says:

    Ugh this is so sad. No matter what happened, I think it speaks to the cycle of dysfunction and what children of addicts can go through. As for if drugs were “out in the open”, I hope they get a chance to look through the trash too. Just in case. I just heard too that she was found face down in the tub. Regardless of how any of us feel about her marriage, can you imagine being her husband or anybody who cares about her and walking in to see that? It’s mind blowing to me that nobody really knows what happened.

    • Joy says:

      People will get mad and throw things at me for saying this, but I wish people who had serious issues like Whitney did would just avoid having kids. It’s too hard on them and so difficult to overcome. My own mother has a host mental illness issues, and it’s not an easy way to grow up.

      • Esmom says:

        I’m not angry or throwing things but I am curious…so you’re essentially saying you wish you hadn’t been born?

      • Jess says:

        Joy, unfortunately I know exactly what you mean. I don’t understand why certain people bring children into this world only to royally f*ck them up, it’s incredibly selfish.

      • michelle says:

        I totally understand where you are coming from Joy and sending good vibes your way. It is a very difficult way to grow up. My own father was a narcisstic, bipolar who self-medicated with alcohol and any drugs he could find. When he wasn’t physically and mentally abusive, he was completely neglectful. All of his children (myself included) have been in therapy for years and have been diagnosed with PTSD before we were twenty. He should have never been allowed to have children. I firmly believe it. I don’t wish I wasn’t born; I just wish I’d had a different father.

        Poor Bobbi Kristina. She’s had such a rough life. I feel for her and those who love her.

      • Dani Lakes DDS says:

        @JOY – but at the same time, some people on drugs actually manage to pull it together when they have kids. I have a ‘friend’ (a girl I was really close to in high school, but not really anymore) who took a wrong path in life after high school, and was really messed up. Then she got pregnant, and really got her life together. Got clean, got back in school, really straightened up. And while I don’t know any other people like her, she can’t be the only one. I don’t think it’s necessarily fair to make the statement you made. I get it, but…idk, not everyone screws their kids up.

      • Esmom says:

        I hear what people are saying and I wasn’t trying to be callous, but I think it’s simplistic to say people with issues should avoid having kids. Many people, I’m sure Whitney included, are unable to even recognize that they might not of capable to handling parenthood. It doesn’t mean their intentions aren’t good.

      • Tammy says:

        I wouldn’t be here if my mom “avoided” having children because she has issues & is a recovering addict so I couldn’t disagree with you more. Yes, my childhood was difficult. Yes, I battled demons & don’t have kids because of how dysfunctional I was but I’m not going to say I wish my mom avoided having kids. It is wishing you weren’t born & that is something I will never say. Bobbi is an adult now & while I do feel bad for how she was raised, there is help out there if you admit that there’s something wrong. Whitney Houston’s family refuses to acknowledge that Whitney was a drug addict & they refuse to acknowledge something is wrong with Bobbi. Bobbi Kristina refuses to acknowledge it, too. When does the delusion end here? If she pulls through this, I hope she gets the help she needs.

      • Cindy says:

        @Joy- Don’t feel bad about saying that. Sadly, I know what you are talking about and I agree. Some people are so disturbed and sick, that bringing a child into their world is not fair, and nearly impossible to overcome. It is too much for any child to deal with and Bobbi Kristina is a perfect example of that. So sad.

      • Someonestolemyname says:

        Joy you make a good point.

        Some people just are not emotionally healthy enough to raise a child.

        I pray she survives and can go in to get the building blocks to have a healthy life.

  5. capepopsie says:

    I feel SO sorry for her!
    Difficult childhood and her Life as
    an adult obviously hasn´t been happy either.
    So sad.

  6. Chesty LaRue says:

    She looks really pretty in that black dress.
    My degree in Law & Order tells me it was either drugs or murder.
    Oh and if Bobby Brown really cared he could have been a father to his child. Crocodile tears won’t save her now.

    • Ellie66 says:

      I have a degree in Law & Order SVU. ;) lol!

    • Pinky says:

      “Oh and if Bobby Brown really cared he could have been a father to his child. Crocodile tears won’t save her now.”


      If you’ve read/listened at all to what’s been happening in their relationship over the years, you’d know he always wanted to be in her life, but was kept from her. Bobby Brown had an incredibly rough childhood–unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. He made it out of the projects by the skin of his teeth, but seeing what he did and living where he lived took its toll. He situation was always bleak and he brought kids into the world while he was still a kid, because that’s what a cycle of hopelessness does. He’s done his best to turn his life around, but the damage a cycle of poverty does to future generations is not erased in one. He deserves our sympathy too. He was a victim of our society and tried, as an adult, to cure some of the ills that impacted him. Unfortunately, it seems to have been too late for this daughter. This is tragic all around.

      • Diana says:

        Standing ovation! Love this pinky

      • Kiddo says:

        While you’re at it, you can apply a lot of difficulties to Whitney’s life too. She was raised with the iron fist of religion and supposedly could never be her ‘real’ self. The record company made her into a princess, for the masses. She escaped through drugs. None of it is good, or necessarily ‘right’, as in how Bobbi Kristina was raised and what she was subjected to, but together Whitney and Bobby Brown became the perfect storm.

      • lisa says:

        i thought whitney treated bobby horribly on their tv show and raised bk to have no respect for him. he’s made a ton of mistakes but at least seemed like a person who also cared for his family and could had both good and bad sides. she just seemed horrible all the time. and i assume she approved the footage they used of her so i wouldnt say she was portrayed unfairly.

      • QQ says:

        Everything Pinky and Kiddo and Lisa Said, Add To that I’m sorry But Whitney’s family is THE WORST if you wanna Talk about Attention thirsty and entitled.. they to me are WAY UP THERE with the Jacksons and The Lohans.. This girl Is a Mess But Look where she came from

        Also If She was My Daughter That shady ass Nick Gordon .. not even behind this But the simple fact of Preying on a Grieving RELATIVE like that???.. He’d NEVER be found

      • Tammy says:

        Yeah, very unfair to blast Bobby here. At least he always acknowledged he was screwed up. And his childhood was very damaging, he’s lucky he made it out. He, at least, admits he’s a substance abuser & last I heard, was in recovery or trying to get clean. He might have been a “bad boy” but Whitney was no angel.

      • Ash says:

        +1000 Pinky. I agree with you and in a time in his life like this who are we to cast stones? I never really liked the guy but he has my sympathy right now. I truly believe it was an overdose or suicide attempt and I really have a feeling she won’t make it. It is too eerily alike her mothers death and she missed her mother dearly even calling herself the “daughter of a goddess.” different situations but reminds me of when Anna Nicole and her son passed in close proximity.

      • Trashaddict says:

        I agree Bobbi needs a pass right now, but not because of where he came from. That would be unfair to others who came up the same way and still kept their lives together. He needs a pass because he’s going through every parent’s nightmare – that your child might die before you do.

    • Relli says:

      Degree in Law & Order… Love it! And I agree drugs or murder, actually murder was the first thing that came to mind when the news broke.

      • Betti says:

        I think a lot of people instantly jumped to ‘foul play’ where Nick Gordon is concerned – he’s always been dodgy and an enabler. I think it will come out that he was probably supplying her or at the very least encouraging her use and behaviour.

      • Kiddo says:

        He and a friend returned because they thought she might ‘harm herself’. It sounds like a suicide attempt.

    • kcarp says:

      Can you obtain a Master’s if you spend your days watching Discovery ID? I was wondering if they did a drug clean up and flushed them down the toilet if there was a tool to retrieve them? I guess if you throw cocaine down the toilet you cannot, but what about pills?

      Two weeks after I got married my husband told me he had a life insurance policy on me through his work or something. A day later I got sicker than I had ever been in my life. I thought he is trying to kill me. Since I watched so many crime shows I was hesitant to look up poisoning symptoms on my computer just in case he accidentally was poisoned while poisoning me and I lived and he didn’t. So I had my best friend look up how to tell if you have been poisoned on her computer. Long story short I had the flu and 6 years later I am still kicking.

      Moral of the story crime shows can make you paranoid.

      • Enn says:

        I’m sorry, but I am cracking up so hard right now. I’m glad you weren’t poisoned!

      • Chesty LaRue says:

        Kcarp Damn that’s funny!
        I also have a degree in baloney from Bullshit University. It covers all areas of expertise

      • mimif says:

        I know, I’m laughing too. Did you ever tell your husband you thought he poisoned you but were afraid to google in case you lived and he didn’t and you got life at Rikers?

      • Jess says:

        Kcarp, I have tears from laughing so hard at your story!

      • kcarp says:

        Oh yes I told him I thought he was trying to kill me. He thought I was kidding!!! He now probably thinks he should have gotten out then before I started going really crazy.

        Whenever my husband has anything wrong with him he asks if I poisoned him. I tell him there is no way I could poison you and get away with it. I have told too many people I thought you were poisoning me.

      • Anna says:

        @kcarp and @Chesty LaRue Hilarious!

  7. TheSageM says:

    The said the same about the scene at Peaches Geldof’s death, but it turned out not to be the case.

  8. It’s just tragic. I could understand why she would do something but at the same time the fact that she can’t find any other relief from her pain is just disheartening. You can’t blame her what with her upbringing but at the same time those are the people you really want to see fight the odds.

  9. Brin says:

    So sad. It reminds me of Peaches Geldof …I hope and pray there is a better outcome for Bobbi Kristina.

  10. UltraViolet says:

    Such a sad story – and the various gossip sources on the Internet have been hinting for months that this could happen.

    People say the ultra-rich have no problems, but this actually is very common among rich kids – no purpose to life, so they just drift through, often into trouble.

  11. Sam says:

    I think they are wording it very carefully to try to preserve the poor girl’s dignity at this point. She is still alive and I think the authorities are trying to hold a lot back due to the sensitivities around it and out of respect for the family. This sounds like a situation in which the family will soon have to make some very, very hard decisions and they are really trying to control speculation at this point.

  12. BengalCat2000 says:

    This makes breaks my heart so much. She seems like a kind soul. Sending prayers to all the Gods.

  13. scout says:

    Spouse or boyfriend should be cleared off of any foul play first, hope they do that efficiently and quickly. Probably drugs in her system and fell asleep in the tub just her mom did. Praying that she comes out of this situation safely very soon.

  14. OriginallyBlue says:

    I feel so sorry for her. This is so sad 😢

  15. Imo says:

    Apparently a call was made to 911 a week ago from the residence. When the police arrived there were no individuals at the residence so they left. Bobbi’s husband left after that and crashed at a friends. Several days later he had a conversation with his wife that sounded ominous. He and the friend raced over and there found her face down in the bath tub. They called 911 while initiating rescue breathing.

    • Kiddo says:

      Yeah, I read that too. I don’t think he is suspect of anything at this point. I looked at her twitter acct, and you can see clues of depression.

      • Adrien says:

        Her IG posts show she lost weight to sickly levels. Her rants against Angela Basset for not picking her to play her Mom were very disturbing. She really misses her Mom.

      • Kiddo says:

        Yeah, she mentioned missing her mother.

  16. Jess says:

    I’m seeing so many different reports who knows which are true, I saw one from a nurse at the hospital saying she has too much brain damage to recover, I hope that’s not true but it doesn’t look good, breaks my heart. I feel bad for Bobby, yes he’s partially to blame for raising her in such a chaotic and drug filled environment, but I’m sure he loves her very much.

    • briargal says:

      Don’t put all the blame on Bobby—some blame has to be placed on Whitney too. Bad situation all the way around!

      • Jess says:

        Oh for sure! I’ll never forget that interview Whitney did with Oprah, she did major damage to herself and her daughter, it’s a sad situation all around.

    • Trashaddict says:

      The hospital staff needs to keep their mouths shut. The media are really sneaky and will try all kinds of ways to get them to say stuff but if they don’t respect the patient’s privacy the hospital administration has every right to fire their sorry butts. It’s called a HIPAA violation, and it will get you fired, and the hospital fined.

  17. nell says:

    “No drugs out in the open” is police talk for “we couldn’t search anywhere until we had the warrant.” That’s pretty standard wording.

    • Lucrezia says:


      I was suprised it took until comment #17. It’s just police jargon that’s making the phrasing sound a little stilted. Nothing to see here, move along folks ;)

  18. Ginger says:

    All circumstances aside, I just pray for her recovery.

    • Mary Jane says:

      ITA! This is just TOO, TOO sad. I hope Bobbi Kristina (and Paris Jackson, as well) can get the help needed to get bettre. They need to talk to The Bean; she beat the odds beautifully…

  19. Imo says:

    I understand the knee jerk reaction to blame Bobby Brown but if his daughter is a victim of her upbringing and terrible circumstances then why isn’t he? Whether it is popular or even comfortable to admit it or not Bobby Brown had a worse go of it that his daughter did. No millionaire parents know fame no luxury. Just crime, poverty and violence. It is actually harder to understand Whitney’s story because she grew up in a very comfortable close knit upper-middle-class environment. Not that those are barriers against drug use but it does make you wonder what pain she was going through to even try drugs in the first place. Perhaps she was curious and thought it would make her look cool and not the bubblegum pop star they were turning her into. Who knows? So sad either way. So much loss and tragedy and one family.

  20. kri says:

    I am very sad about BK……the way she grew up, then losing Whitney like that. It’s just all so tragic. I don’t know anything about Nick Gordon. The little I read seemed to indicate they kind of grew up together? Maybe to her he was the steadiest person? This is all horrible.

  21. Debi says:

    I’m sure the horrible lifetime movie about Whitney didn’t help matters any. They couldn’t make a movie highlighting her music career & early life before fame? No instead they trash Whitney’s legacy. It’s bad enough dealing with your moms death then to have a movie bashing her could have put Bobbi Kristine over the edge. This could have been a suicide attempt since was she was found in the bathtub. I hope she pulls through.

    • JenniferJustice says:

      I don’t think it’s a coincidence that this happened right after that LifeTime movie. My first thought was, it was too painful for BC to see that. I was surprised with that interpretation but only because I didn’t think they would be honest. I don’t feel her legacy was bashed. I think her personal life was exposed and people think thought they knew her. They didn’t. We don’t know these people…at all. It doesn’t take away from her achievements. It supports the theory that those with unusually fantastic talents, have demons. We’ve known this for centuries but used to call them eccentrics because that word sounds more positive, but it is inaccurate. Prodigies almost always have psychological issues and most people who have psych issues but deny them, self-medicate.

      I’ll always love Whitney Houston’s music. I’ll always love her voice. But she was a damaged human. In some ways that makes me love her more. Flaws makes us as unique as do our gifts. It’s all still such an unnecessary tragedy.

  22. Kim1 says:

    I don’t believe they are ” legally ” married.There is no record of a marriage licence according to several family members.TMZ says she is improving a little.

  23. vava says:

    My unfortunate take on this situation is that she isn’t going to survive this. I do truly hope I’m wrong about that.

  24. mnice says:

    is this all we have on bobbi kristina?
    talk now is that she was murdered

    family, friend.
    this has legs