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Report: Bobbi Kristina's family trying to cash in on tragedy

Bobbi Kristina Brown remains hospitalized following a Jan. 31 medical emergency. The 21-year-old's sad plight has captivated fans, friends and media outlets alike.

[BREAKING: Nick Gordon issues statement explaining why he's staying away]

Photographers have set up outside Emory hospital and a throng of journalists temporarily descended upon the Fulton County Courthouse the day Bobbi Kristina's beau Nick Gordon was due to appear on traffic charges (the case was continued).


Now here's a report from Us magazine suggesting some family members are actually trying to profit from her difficulty, asking for certain perks in exchange for giving interviews.

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No one has asked me for any money; the AJC doesn't pay people to interview them. It's not at all unusual for magazines to pay for stuff though - celebrity wedding photos and baby pictures are often published through exclusive contracts.

In recent days Bobbi Kristina's family have escalating their virtual squabbling, issuing dueling statements through representatives or on social media.

Last week  Bobby Brown’s attorney issued a statement last week saying “it is requested that the media cease speaking with unauthorized members of the family" after a cousin announced plans for a "meet and greet with fans."


Relatives at odds with each other

Statement from Bobby Brown seeks to avoid “side show” 

Nick Gordon calls Bobbi Kristina his “companion” (not wife)

Bobbi Kristina was in a traffic accident days before medical emergency

Bobby Brown disputes reports of Bobbi Kristina’s grim prognosis

Bobby Brown: “She’s good; we’re praying”

Bobbi Kristina’s aunt hopeful she will “get back to great health”

Cops won’t comment on reports of drugs found at home

Tribute to Whitney Houston 

Legal questions persist 

Bobbi Kristina’s aunt: “My Krissi Is Alright” 

VIDEO: Leolah Brown thanks supporters

Bobby Brown’s family at public vigil

Cops say case is a criminal investigation

Bobby Brown blasts reports, calls case a criminal matter

Sources: investigation widens

VIDEO: Bobbi Kristina sings “Someone like you”

Are Bobbi Kristina and Nick really married?

Bobbi Kristina’s friend says past drug arrest not connected to medical emergency

Bobbi Kristina moves hospitals

Roswell police won’t comment on reports that drugs were found at the home

Bobbi Kristina shows key signs of improvement but is still fighting for her life

Bobbi Kristina’s medical emergency listed as a drowning

Bobbi Kristina’s relative took out a restraining order on Nick Gordon

Celebrities offer prayers, messages of support for Bobbi Kristina

Family members gather

Bobbi Kristina found unresponsive in a bathtub, rushed to the hospital



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Jennifer Brett is a multiplatform journalist and digital coach. She writes The Buzz blog for

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