Whitney Houston's daughter on Sunday said she still hears her mom encouraging her "keep moving, keep going," and the pop star's sister-in-law revealed new details of the day Houston died in their first public interviews since the singer's death.
Bobbi Kristina Brown, 19, told talk show host
Oprah Winfrey that she was "doing okay ... I'm doing as good as I
possibly can" since her mother was found lifeless in the bathtub of her
room at the Beverly Hills Hilton hotel on February 11, the eve of the
music industry's Grammy Awards.
"I can hear her voice, you know,
and spirit talking to me, telling me, you know, 'keep moving baby. I'm
right here. I got you' ... she's always with me. I can always feel her,"
Bobbi Kristina Brown told Winfrey.
"I feel her pass through me all the time," said Brown, whose father is singer Bobby Brown.
and Brown's only daughter said she feels her mom's presence in the
house they shared in Atlanta. The "lights turn on and off, and I go
'mom, what're you doing?' ... I can still laugh with her. I can sit
there and I can still talk with her."
Houston was 48-years-old
when she died. She rose to fame in the 1980s and enjoyed a long career
that peaked with her 1992 hit "I Will Always Love You" from the movie
But her life was plagued by a troubled marriage
to singer Brown, and she had previously admitted to heavy use of
cocaine, marijuana, alcohol and prescription pills.
have said prescription drugs were found in the hotel room where she
died, but a cause of death is still pending toxicology tests which are
expected later this month.