Bobby Brown reveals he ‘suffered two heart attacks’ after ex-wife Whitney Houston’s sudden death

‘My angels are watching over me’: Bobby Brown reveals he ‘had two heart attacks’ when he turned to drinking after the sudden death of ex-wife Whitney Houston and two of their seven children

  • Houston was 48 years old and enjoying a professional renaissance when her body was discovered in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
  • Their daughter Bobbi Kristina, who was placed in an induced coma after being found face down in a bathtub at her Georgia home in 2015.
  • He admits that the double tragedy led him to drink so much that he almost committed suicide and suffered two consecutive heart attacks.
  • The singer, who has battled alcohol and substance abuse issues for years, has finally made a comeback.
  • But he would suffer further heartbreak and a subsequent relapse in 2020 when his son ‘little Bobby’ died following an accidental drug overdose.

Bobby Brown has revealed he suffered two heart attacks after pushing himself to the limit following the deaths of his ex-wife Whitney Houston and two of their seven children.

The R&B legend Houston was 48 years old and enjoying a professional renaissance when his body was discovered in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, hours before his scheduled appearance in 2012. grammys Awards.

The tragedy, an accidental drowning exacerbated by cocaine abuse and heart disease, would later be repeated in daughter Bobbi Kristina, who was placed in an induced coma after being found face down in a bathtub at her Georgia home in 2015.

Opening: Bobby Brown has revealed that he suffered two heart attacks and contemplated suicide following the deaths of his ex-wife Whitney Houston and two of their seven children.

Opening: Bobby Brown has revealed that he suffered two heart attacks and contemplated suicide following the deaths of his ex-wife Whitney Houston and two of their seven children.

It was dad Bobby who made the devastating decision to turn off the 22-year-old’s life support after being told her brain function had “significantly decreased”.

And he admits that the double tragedy led him to drink so much that he almost killed himself and suffered two consecutive heart attacks in the process.

Appearing on the new A&E series Biography: Bobby Brown, he said: ‘Losing my daughter hurt me to the core.

‘Children are not supposed to go before their parents and I lost my girl. I started drinking a lot.

Tragedy: R&B legend Houston was 48 and enjoying a professional renaissance when her body was discovered in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel (Pictured: Houston and Brown in 1993)

Tragedy: R&B legend Houston was 48 and enjoying a professional renaissance when her body was discovered in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel (Pictured: Houston and Brown in 1993)

‘My drinking had reached a point where my bodily functions were starting to stop working on my body. I had two heart attacks. I had two stents in my heart.

The singer, who has battled alcohol and substance abuse issues for years, has finally made a comeback.

But he would suffer further heartbreak and a subsequent relapse in 2020 when his son ‘little Bobby’ died following an accidental drug overdose.

The 28-year-old, the youngest of two children with ex-girlfriend Kim Ward, collapsed in his apartment after taking the powerful opioid Fentanyl, and paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Double heartbreak: The tragedy would later be repeated in daughter Bobbi Kristina, who was placed in an induced coma after being found face down in a bathtub at her Georgia home.

Double heartbreak: The tragedy would later be repeated in daughter Bobbi Kristina, who was placed in an induced coma after being found face down in a bathtub at her Georgia home.

Happier times: Bobby with Whitney and Bobbi Kristina on the red carpet in 2004

Happier times: Bobby with Whitney and Bobbi Kristina on the red carpet in 2004

“I chose to sign up and get help again,” he said. ‘I went to detox and recovered. I’m not normal. I’m an alcoholic. It’s a daily struggle for sobriety. I am in prayer and therapy.

“That makes it easier to regain my self-confidence and change the narrative of how my life should turn out.”

Bobby now attends regular Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and stays clean and sober with the help of friends, family, and a trusted sponsor.

Devastating: He would suffer further heartbreak and a subsequent relapse in 2020 when his son 'little Bobby' died following an accidental drug overdose

Devastating: He would suffer further heartbreak and a subsequent relapse in 2020 when his son ‘little Bobby’ died following an accidental drug overdose

He said: ‘After all, I can only be proud of myself every day, because I fight and work hard so that my children see me better than me.

‘Family has always been an important part of my life. That’s the only way I manage. Family is my biggest support system. I feel all loved. It keeps me afloat.

“I am a survivor and my angels look up to me, they took me a long way and I am grateful.”

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