June 13, 2024

Bobby Brown Jr., son of singer Bobby Brown, dead at 28

Bobby Brown Jr., the son of singer Bobby Brown, is reportedly dead at 28.

The younger Brown was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to Fox News. TMZ was first to report the news. An initial assessment of the scene determined that foul play was not involved.

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The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed that authorities responded to a report of a medical emergency. When they arrived they discovered the body of Bobby Jr., real name Robert Brown Jr.

Bobby Brown Jr., and Bobby Brown arrive at the premiere screening of “The Bobby Brown Story” at Paramount Theatre on August 29, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)

Bobby Brown’s eldest son, Landon Brown, posted a photo of Bobby Jr. on Instagram Wednesday, writing “I love you forever King.”

Bobby Jr. is the second child of the 51-year-old “King of R&B” to die and follows the tragic 2015 death of his younger half-sister Bobbi Kristina Brown, 22, the daughter of Bobby Brown and the late singer Whitney Houston. Bobby Brown had Bobby Jr. with Kim Ward, who he dated for 11 years before his relationship with Houston. Brown has five other children.

As a child, Bobby Brown Jr. occasionally appeared on Brown’s reality show Being Bobby Brown, which aired on Bravo for one season in 2005. The younger Brown also launched a music career as a singer and rapper. Bobby Jr. often promoted his music on his Instagram page. More recently, he released a music video for a song called “Say Something.”

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Five years ago, Bobby Jr. made headlines after he expressed frustration with receiving a surge of followers on social media after his sister’s untimely death.

“People really dont give a f— about you unless your relevant, and they don’t love you till your famous or gone. I don’t want these follows,” he wrote at the time. “This is real life for me, this is my life, my sister. Not a f—ing trending topic.”

On the five-year anniversary of his daughter’s death, Bobby Brown penned a message to her in remembrance.

He wrote, “There’s no way to explain how I feel. I miss you so much little girl you stay in my heart on my mind every day daddy loves you.”

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