Bobby Brown says in a statement that he feels "completely numb" after the death of his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown.
Bobby Brown said in the statement Monday that 22-year-old Bobbi Kristina was an angel. Bobbi Kristina died Sunday at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Ga., about six months after she was found, facedown and unresponsive in a bathtub in her suburban Atlanta townhouse on Jan. 31.
A police report described it as a drowning.
Bobbi Kristina was the only child of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown.
The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office says an autopsy will be needed to evaluate what led to the death of Bobbi Kristina. The medical examiner said additional lab testing might take several weeks.
His 15th attempt is a charm
A Florida man has won the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on his 15th attempt. Retired air traffic controller Charlie Boice of Palm Beach Gardens prevailed Saturday night at Sloppy Joe's Bar, a hangout of Ernest Hemingway during his Key West residency in the 1930s. A panel of former contest winners chose Boice, 56, who said he shares Hemingway's passion for marlin fishing. Celebrity cook Paula Deen's husband, Michael Groover of Savannah, Ga., finished in the top five. The contest attracted 122 entrants. It's a highlight of the annual Hemingway Days festival honoring the author's literary legacy.
hospitalized: Joe Jackson, the father of the late Michael Jackson and patriarch of the musical family, suffered a stroke while visiting Brazil and was hospitalized in the intensive care unit of a Sao Paulo hospital, the facility said Monday. The Albert Einstein hospital said in an e-mailed statement that Jackson was admitted on Sunday afternoon and was suffering from an irregular heartbeat. It did not provide any further details. But one of the organizers of a party that brought Jackson to Brazil for his 87th birthday on Sunday said he was doing well.
switch up: The Houston Astros have shaken off Taylor Swift's original tour date at Minute Maid Park in case of a playoff run. The Astros announced on Monday that they'd moved up the date of the Grammy Award-winning singer's show in Houston from Oct. 13 to Sept. 9. Houston, which hasn't been to the postseason since 2005, wasn't expected to contend entering this season. The Astros said that they made the change as they "proactively prepare for potential postseason play."