While most of the world was shocked to learn Bobbi Kristina Brown landed in a medically induced coma after she drowned in her Roswell, Ga. home, a family friend is speaking out, saying the 21-year-old’s life seemed “doomed” from the start — because of drug addiction.
The friend says it all started when she was forced to live with relatives because her parents — the late Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown — were dealing with their substance abuse demons.
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“During that period when she was staying with her aunt and uncle in Johns Creek, [Ga.] I saw a young lady who seemed to be lonely and I reached out to her and said, ‘I love you, I’m here, I’m available and here if you need someone to talk to,” the family friend tells ‘Radar Online.’
“She would text me, ‘I’m going to stop by.’ But she never did.”
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Following her mother’s death in 2012, Bobbi lost contact with many of the friends she made earlier in life — and the family friend can’t know for sure what she was up to during that time.
Bobbi with her famous parents in 1995. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
All the source knows for sure is that to him/her, Bobbi Kristina is someone who often faced an uphill battle — but always continued to march on.
“I see someone who has tried to make the best of the life she was given,” the family friend says. “That’s what I’ve seen through the years regardless of what brought that life on.”