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Bobbi Kristina family members at odds with each other

As Bobbi Kristina Brown remains hospitalized following a Jan. 31 family emergency, some of her family members apparently have become at odds with one another. A statement from the lawyer representing her father Bobby Brown has asked that the press stop talking to "unauthorized" family members, lest the 21-year-old's ongoing medical plight become "a side show."


It's not the first time the family has squabbled since Bobbi Kristina's dire situation began.

The Atlanta Police Department had to respond when two relatives got into a tussle at the Midtown W hotel - no charges were filed.

Now comes a statement asking reporters to stop talking to "unauthorized" members of the family.

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Bobby Brown, right, at Emory Hospital in Atlanta where his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is being treated AP Photo/Ron Harris

Here's the entire statement, sent from Bobby Brown's attorney:

“At this time it is requested that the media cease speaking with unauthorized members of the family. The integrity of the events that led to the hospitalization of Bobbi Kristina must remain uncompromised.

"Various members of the family have provided media interviews, however, none of them are approved visitors to see Bobbi Kristina. None of them have firsthand knowledge of Bobbi Kristina’s treatment and the medical staff at Emory University Hospital has not communicated with them.

Cissy Houston arrives at Emory. Photo: Channel 2

“In particularly, Jerod Brown continues to makes statements and appear on television, however,  he has not had any communication with Bobby Brown or the Houston family.  He must be disregarded.

"Please do not attend any 'meet and greet' organized by Jerod Brown as he is unable to provide access to Bobbi Kristina or information on her condition. This is a criminal investigation and we do not need this side show.

“We continue to request privacy in this matter.  We thank everyone that supports Bobbi Kristina and God is hearing our prayers.”

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