Bobbi Kristina Brown interview with Oprah Winfrey: “I want to carry on my mother’s legacy”
Bobbi Kristina Brown has revealed during her interview with Oprah Winfrey that she is set for a career in acting and singing, just like her mother Whitney Houston.
In the revealing and touching interview with Oprah Winfrey on Oprah’s Next Chapter, which aired last night, Bobbi Kristina Brown, 19, spoke about her mother’s death for the first time.
Bobbi Kristina told Oprah Winfrey that she wants to carry on her mother’s legacy and how she hears her mother’s spirit all the time encouraging her.
The teenager said: “I still have a voice – yeah we are going to do the singing thing, we are going to do the singing and the acting.”
Asked if she felt a burden because of her mother’s extreme talent and success, Bobbi Kristina replied: “It’s a lot of pressure but she prepared me for it.”
Bobbi Kristina Brown also told Oprah Winfrey of her final day and night with her mother, Whitney Houston, before she passed away on February 11, 2012.
Whitney Houston’s daughter explained: “The very last day, it was so early in the morning I went to go and get her I was like, <<Will you come and lay down with me.>>”
She added: “She was rubbing my head and I slept in her arms all day and all night long.”
Bobbi Kristina, daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, was composed throughout the short interview, which took place at her aunt’s house in Atlanta.
She explained how she has surprised herself in coming to terms with her mother’s death.
Bobbi Kristina admitted that months ago if someone had told her this would happen she said: “I would have said I wouldn’t have been able to do it.”
But Bobbi Kristina said that she feels her mother is with her and she often speaks to her.
She explained: “I can hear her voice in spirit talking to me <<I’m right here I’ve got you>> I can always feel her with me.”
Bobbi Kristina also said that she can feel her mother’s spirit passing through her body.
She said: “She passes through me all the time.”
Bobbi Kristina Brown, who is currently lives between the home she and Whitney Houston shared in Atlanta and her aunt and uncle’s home, spoke of the close bond she shared with her late mother, she explained they were best friends.
She said: “She wasn’t only a mother she was a best friend, a sister, a comforter – she was this spirit that she has no matter where she was.”
Touching on the speculations and reports that have emerged in the wake of her mother’s death, Bobbi Kristina was quick to defend her mother.
The teenager said: “So many people saying so many other things they don’t know who she really was.”
“All that negativity it’s garbage – that’s not my mother that’s not who she is. In reality I know who she was, her family knows who she was, you know who she was.”
Bobbi Kristina also revealed that she didn’t realize the height of her mother’s fame or her iconic status around the world – until she was gone.
She explained: “I just saw her as mom.
“When I realized that my mom was a worldwide icon was when we did gone on tour and then the funeral and everything.
“This woman made an impact on the world.”
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