Bobby Brown On Death Of Bobbi Kristina: 'When God Calls You, He Calls You'

Entertainment | Camille Travis | 09/14/2015 | 11:45 AM EDT

Brown opens up about the loss of his daughter

Bobby Brown is finding peace in the tragic death of his 22-year-old daughter Bobby Kristina Brown, who succumbed to her injuries of a drowning incident earlier this year.

 

In his first television appearance since her passing, the R&B singer and his wife Alicia Etheredge-Brown sat with the ladies of "The Real" to discuss their hopes for her recovery and the agony of seeing her life slip away.

 

"We prayed and hoped for six months for something better to happen. But when God calls you, he calls you," Bobby told co-hosts Tamar Braxton, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai and Adrienne Bailon.

 

Bobbi Kristina was found unconscious in a bathtub in her Atlanta-area home on Jan. 31. She died July 26 after spending nearly six months in a medically induced coma and in hospice care.

 

Bobby joked about his late ex-wife Whitney Houston having a hand in Bobbi Kristina joining her on the other side, but said it was "in the best way possible."

 

"I'm pretty sure her mother had a part with ... 'Come on, let's get her up here,' in the best way possible," he said. "She was not comfortable by herself, I guess, so she just called my daughter with her."

 

Bobbi Kristina's estate is currently suing her longtime boyfriend Nick Gordon on allegations of assault, battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress and conversion. Gordon's lawyers have fired back against the lawsuit, calling the claims "slanderous and meritless."

 

(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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