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Cissy Houston says Bobbi Kristina is "not progressing at all"

Bobbi Kristina Brown is "not progressing at all," her grandmother Cissy Houston told ET.

"She's not gone yet, but you know, whatever the Lord decides, I'm ready for her," she said. "I have nothing to do with that. That's His job. It's His territory, you know? And I understand it."

Bobbi Kristina and her grandmother Cissy Houston in a promotional photo for the Lifetime show the family appeared in for one season after Whitney Houston's death.

While neither side of Bobbi Kristina's family has had much to say publicly since a Jan. 31 medical emergency that's left her hospitalized ever since, Cissy has made somber statements before.

In March, after Bobbi Kristina was moved from Emory University Hospital to long-term care, Cissy told a New York radio station that while she is still praying, there’s “not a great deal of hope.”

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“She’s the same,” Houston said during the interview with WBLS . “We’ve moved her now to a place for rehabilitation. There’s still not a great deal of hope. We’re praying.”

Bobbi Kristina's dad, singer Bobby Brown, told concertgoers during an April performance that his daughter is "awake."

Last week Bobby Brown and Bobbi Kristina's aunt, Pat Houston, were named co-guardians by Dekalb County Probate Judge Jeryl Debra Rosh. The judge named attorney Bedelia Hargrove as conservator.

This means Bobby Brown and Pat Houston are empowered to jointly make decisions regarding Bobbi Kristina's medical care while Hargrove is responsible for handling matters dealing with Bobbi Kristina's financial affairs.

Meanwhile Bobbi Kristina’s beau Nick Gordon has begun reaching out following a stint in rehab after an interview turned intervention on the “Dr. Phil” show.

Dr. Phil said Nick Gordon was “high as a kite” during the interview, which was conducted in Atlanta.

“You’re out of control,” Dr. Phil told Nick. “Get some help because if you don’t, you know you’re going to wind up dead.”

Nick evidently took his advice. His brother Jack Walker recently told “Extra’s” AJ Calloway that he’d turned his life around.

It’s unclear how warmly Nick might be received by his girlfriend’s family, though. Bobbi Kristina’s aunt blasted Nick’s visit with Dr. Phil.

Roswell police have been investigating since Bobbi Kristina was discovered unresponsive in a bathtub of her North Fulton County home. Nick filed, then withdrew court documents to thwart search warrant and later issued a statement referencing “law enforcement”.

He recently updated his Twitter profile photo to an image of the two of them together. “I could never give up. I love you,” he wrote.


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