Prognosis unclear for daughter of late singer Whitney Houston: lawyer

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Atlanta –  Bobbi Kristina Brown is expected to live a long life, but her prognosis remains unclear.

An attorney for her father Bobby Brown said Monday, clarifying the singer’s remarks at a weekend concert she was awake, months after being found unresponsive her bathtub.

can today, Bobbi is awake. She’s watching me,” Brown told concert-goers at the Verizon Theatre Grand Prairie, Texas, according to a video posted the website TMZ.

But the prognosis for his 22-year-old daughter with the late pop singer Whitney Houston remains unclear, said his attorney, Christopher Brown, a statement Monday.

“Doctors have indicated she will have a long life,” he said in a statement.

“However, Bobbi Kristina is presently embarking on a and the quality her life will not be known for years to come.”

Bobby Brown’s wife, Alicia Etheredge-Brown, noted in the statement her husband was “in an emotional ” when he spoke at the concert on Saturday.

“He is encouraged by the steps that Bobbi Kristina has made since her hospitalisation,” she said.

“She has made it out ICU, opened her eyes, and started a that will be long and hard.”

Bobby Brown added: “We thank everyone that supports Bobbi Kristina and God is hearing prayers.”

TMZ said Bobby Brown’s sister Tina posted on Facebook that Bobbi Kristina Brown “woke up and is no longer on life support.”[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10”]

The celebrity news website and CNN later quoted unnamed sources as saying comments suggesting that Bobbi Kristina Brown’s neurological condition had improved were untrue.

Citing sources it said were connected to the Houston family, TMZ reported the aspiring singer remains on a ventilator.

Bobbi Kristina Brown was discovered on Jan. 31 face down and unresponsive in a bathtub in her suburban Atlanta home.

Few details about her condition have been released since.

In March, she was transferred from Emory University in Atlanta to a center, according to her family.

Houston, a six-time Grammy winner and actress, drowned in a hotel bathtub in Beverly Hills, California, in February 2012 at the age 48.

Cocaine and heart contributed to her death, according to authorities.(Reuters/NAN)