Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay and other celebrities responded to the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston, on Twitter, expressing their grief and sadness at her tragic death.

Oprah, Angela Bassett And More Pay Tribute To Bobbi Kristina Brown

Bobbi Kristina Brown died on Sunday, July 26, at the age of 22 after being in a coma for nearly seven months. News of her death was announced late Sunday night, and celebrities ranging from Oprah to Kylie Jenner have taken to Twitter to share their reactions. Oprah tweeted a simple, “Peace at Last! #BobbiKristina.”

Angela Bassett, who directed Lifetime’s Whitney Houston biopic, Whitney, paid tribute to Bobbi Brown in a series of tweets, ending with her condolences: “My heartfelt prayers & deepest condolences to the Brown-Houston family.”

Missy Elliott tweeted that she would be sending “extra prayers” for Bobbi Kristina’s father and grandmother, Cissy Houston, writing, “No parent ever think of burying their child be4 they go so extra prayers 4BobbyBrown & Cissy Houston Rest #BobbiKristina [sic].”

Many who reached out also expressed their hope that Bobbi Kristina was now reunited with her mother, Whitney Houston, who died in February of 2012.

And others commented on the tough life Bobbi Kristina was forced to lead in the public eye. Selma director Ava DuVernay noted, “She seemed to be caught in the web of celebrity upon arrival. Twenty two years. A sad end. May the sister have peace now. #BobbiKristina.”

Celebrities React To Bobbi Kristina’s Death #BobbiKristina


Dionne Warwick Pays Tribute To Bobbi Kristina Brown

Most of Bobbi Kristina’s family has yet to speak publicly on Bobbi Kristina’s tragic death. Her mother’s cousin, Dionne Warwick, however, spoke about Bobbi Kristina hours after her death during an appearance on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live. After opening the show, host Andy Cohen, thanked Warwick for honoring her commitment to the show, and gave her the floor to pay tribute to Bobbi Kristina.

“Oh my, do we have enough time? She was a sweetheart. She will be missed, that’s for sure. And she was a good girl. She was a good little girl. She really was,” Warwick said.

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