Thursday, 17 May 2012

BOBBY BROWN OPENS UP ABOUT PERFORMING ON THE NIGHT OF WHITNEY HOUSTON'S DEATH

Bobby Brown opened up to Ellen Degeneres on Wednesday about why he performed the same night she passed away.
"I was in Mississippi performing and I got the call. Of course, I tried to get a flight. Tried to rent a jet. Whatever I had to do but it was impossible," Brown said while on Ellen. "So I knew the best thing that she would want me to do was perform. You know, we are performers. That's what we did. That's what we do and she would want the best for me."
Critics berated Brown for his gesture on February 11, where he continued his performance on the night of his ex-wife's passing. Before he took the stage, Brown got the news and broke down backstage before finally mustering up the strength to join his New Edition bandmates.
The 43-year-old R&B singer encountered a similar scenario on February 18, the day of Whitney's funeral. Despite departing early with his family due to a mix-up at the ceremony, Brown went to his next scheduled concert in Montville, Conn. with his family by his side. While his love for performing took a front seat, he admits that he still misses his legendary singing counterpart.
"[I'll miss] her voice," Bobby said. "I mean we get to hear it everyday but just to see her sing was amazing. Where she came from with it, was amazing. That's what I'm going to miss…"
Watch the video after the jump...

1 comment:

BRIGHTINO said...

Bulls***! You cannot receive the news of a loved one's death and still be in the right frame of mind to perform or do anything that same day. If he truly loved her, he would have been so grief-stricken to even remember his lines or lyrics. Spare us the crap story bobby.