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Tyler Perry shares touching video tribute he made for Bobbi Kristina Brown’s funeral – featuring unseen personal snaps!

Tyler Perry shares touching video tribute he made for Bobbi Kristina Brown’s funeral – featuring unseen personal snaps!

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It chronicles her short life with a collage of personal snaps and one her mother’s beloved songs.

This is a touching video tribute to the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, which was created by Tyler Perry.

Perry, a producer-director and close friend of singer Whitney Houston, put together the moving, three-and-a-half-minute video for Bobbi Kristina’s private funeral in Alpharetta, Georgia, in August.

At the request of the 22-year-old’s relatives, he shared the footage on Facebook on Friday night.

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In her own words: Tyler Perry shared a touching video tribute to Bobbi Kristina on Friday night. The footage, titled ‘A Celebration of Our Princess’, starts with this quote (above) from the 22-year-old, who died in July

 

A college of photos of Bobbi Kristina are then shown - ranging from her childhood (above) to the months before she was found unconscious in a bathtub in her Roswell home.

Bobbi Kristina with her parents

Moving: A college of photos of Bobbi Kristina are then shown – ranging from her childhood to the months before she died . Above, one image depicts the aspiring singer staring at the camera as a chubby-cheeked baby (left); another shows her with her parents, the late singer Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown (right)

 

A special creation: Perry, a producer-director and close friend of Houston, put together the three-and-a-half-minute video for Bobbi Kristina's private funeral in Georgia. Above, Perry leaves the service in August

A special creation: Perry, a producer-director and close friend of Houston, put together the three-and-a-half-minute video for Bobbi Kristina’s private funeral in Georgia. Above, Perry leaves the service in August

 

Perry wrote: 'The Houston estate asked if I would share this tribute that I put together for Bobbi Kristina's private funeral.' He added that Bobbi Kristina's families were thankful for the public's prayers and support

Perry wrote: ‘The Houston estate asked if I would share this tribute that I put together for Bobbi Kristina’s private funeral.’ He added that Bobbi Kristina’s families were thankful for the public’s prayers and support

He told his 12.4million subscribers: ‘The Houston estate asked if I would share this tribute that I put together for Bobbi Kristina’s private funeral. On behalf of the Brown and Houston families, we would all like to thank you for your prayers and support. God bless.’

The video, titled ‘A Celebration of Our Princess’, starts with a quote from the only daughter of the late Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, 46, who was known to her loved ones as ‘Krissi’.

‘I hope you feel my love, pain, beauty, agony at times, blessings all the time,’ the quote reads.

‘No one understands me. And I don’t expect them to, but I will try to spread my love and my story through words and this blessing of a powerful voice mom has given me.’

Then, a college of photos of Bobbi Kristina – some, never before seen – are shown – ranging from her childhood to the months before she was found unconscious in a bathtub in her Roswell home.

One image depicts the aspiring singer and actress staring at the camera, wide-eyed, as a chubby-cheeked infant. Another shows her relaxing on a bench, with her tilted toward the sky, as a child.

 

Mother and baby: This photo from the collage shows Bobbi Kristina resting in the arms of her smiling mother

Mother and baby: This photo from the collage shows Bobbi Kristina resting in the arms of her smiling mother

Relaxing: Another image depicts Bobbi Kristina relaxing on a bench, with her tilted toward the sky, as a child

Relaxing: Another image depicts Bobbi Kristina relaxing on a bench, with her tilted toward the sky, as a child

 

A happy child: As the images flash up on the screen, Houston's emotional song, 'You Were Loved', plays

A happy child: As the images flash up on the screen, Houston's emotional song, 'You Were Loved', plays

A happy child: As the images flash up on the screen, Houston’s emotional song, ‘You Were Loved’, plays

 

Much-lved: While the video includes shots of Bobbi Kristina with her parents and her grandmother, Cissy Houston (above), now 81, it does not feature any pictures of her long-term boyfriend, Nick Gordon

Much-lved: While the video includes shots of Bobbi Kristina with her parents and her grandmother, Cissy Houston (above), now 81, it does not feature any pictures of her long-term boyfriend, Nick Gordon

And a later snap portrays her attending various events with her glamorous mother and father.

As the images flash up on the screen, Houston’s emotional song, ‘You Were Loved’, plays.

In the final few seconds of the video, two clips of Bobbi Kristina laughing and waving are shown.

The last shot of the young woman is a picture of her joyfully blowing a kiss to the camera.

A caption below the image simply reads: ‘Goodbye for now.’

Moments later, the words, ‘Bobbi Kristina Brown 1993 – 2015 – flash up on to the screen.

Since it was uploaded by Perry on Friday, the video has received nearly 60,000 ‘likes’ on Facebook.

 

Family: Later snaps portray Bobbi Kristina attending various events with her glamorous mother and father

Family: Later snaps portray Bobbi Kristina attending various events with her glamorous mother and father

 

Glamorous: Since it was uploaded by Perry on Friday, the video has received nearly 60,000 'likes' on Facebook. It has been shared a further 32,000 times, while nearly 7,000 comments have been made on it

Glamorous: Since it was uploaded by Perry on Friday, the video has received nearly 60,000 ‘likes’ on Facebook. It has been shared a further 32,000 times, while nearly 7,000 comments have been made on it

 

Bobbi Kristina (pictured with her mother, in an image in the video) was rushed to hospital and placed in a medically-induced coma on January 31 after she was discovered face-down in a bathtub

The 22-year-old is pictured smiling in another snap

 Tragic: Bobbi Kristina (pictured, right, and left, with her mother, in images in the video) was rushed to hospital and placed in a medically-induced coma on January 31 after she was discovered face-down in a bathtub

 

In memory of Bobbi Kristina Brown 1993-2015
It has been shared a further 32,000 times, while nearly 7,000 comments have been made on it.

One Facebook user wrote: ‘Beautiful. God bless the families. Tyler Perry, you truly are a blessing.’

Another said: ‘You are so kind-hearted Tyler, and always are there to help and comfort those around you. Two angels that God has called home. This was difficult to watch, yet was beautifully done. I know their families appreciated this very much. Thank you for sharing it with us also!’

 

While the video includes shots of Bobbi Kristina with her parents and her grandmother, Cissy Houston, now 81, it does not feature any pictures of her long-term boyfriend, Nick Gordon.

Gordon is accused of foul play in his girlfriend’s death – and is now the subject of a family lawsuit.

Bobbi Kristina was rushed to hospital and placed in a medically-induced coma on January 31 after she was discovered face-down in a bathtub at the Roswell townhouse she shared with Gordon.

 

After she was found in the tub, Bobbi Kristina was transferred to Peachtree Christian Hospice, where her distraught family and loved ones maintained a bedside vigil and eventually said their goodbyes. Above, Bobbi Kristina with her parents

Bobbi Kristina is seen with her father

Fond memories: After she was found in the tub, Bobbi Kristina was transferred to Peachtree Christian Hospice, where her distraught family and loved ones maintained a bedside vigil and eventually said their goodbyes. Above, Bobbi Kristina is pictured with her parents (left) and her father (right) in Perry’s video

 

Having fun: Before the move to the hospice, Perry had reportedly helped Bobbi Kristina's aunt, Pat Houston, take the 22-year-old (pictured in the video) to Chicago to see specialists in a bid to see if she could be saved

Having fun: Before the move to the hospice, Perry had reportedly helped Bobbi Kristina’s aunt, Pat Houston, take the 22-year-old (pictured in the video) to Chicago to see specialists in a bid to see if she could be saved

 

. Perry was also spotted visiting the hospice numerous times to see Bobbi Kristina (pictured in the video tribute) before her death

Bobbi Kristina pouts at the camera in another snap from the video

Aspiring actress: However, there was sadly nothing the doctors could do. Perry was also spotted visiting the hospice numerous times to see Bobbi Kristina (pictured, left and right, in the video tribute) before her death

She was later transferred to Peachtree Christian Hospice, where her distraught family and loved ones maintained a bedside vigil and eventually said their goodbyes as her condition deteriorated.

Before the move to the hospice, Perry had reportedly helped Bobbi Kristina’s aunt, Pat Houston, take the 22-year-old to Chicago to see specialists in a final bid to see if she could be saved.

However, there was sadly nothing the doctors could do, according to Fox News. Perry, 45, was also spotted visiting the hospice numerous times to see Bobbi Kristina in the weeks before her death.

Bobbi Kristina passed away, surrounded by her family, at the hospice on July 26 – just three years after her famous mother, Houston, died aged 48 in a bathtub at a hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

 

Joyful: In the final few seconds of the video, a clip of Bobbi Kristina laughing and waving (above) is shown

Joyful: In the final few seconds of the video, a clip of Bobbi Kristina laughing and waving (above) is shown

 

'Goodbye for now': The last shot of the young woman is a picture of her joyfully blowing a kiss to the camera

‘Goodbye for now’: The last shot of the young woman is a picture of her joyfully blowing a kiss to the camera

 

Young but loved: Moments later, the words, 'Bobbi Kristina Brown 1993 - 2015 - flash up on the screen.

Young but loved: Moments later, the words, ‘Bobbi Kristina Brown 1993 – 2015 – flash up on the screen.

The Houston family said in a statement that Bobbi Kristina – who was the sole heir to her late mother’s fortune, estimated to be a huge $20million – ‘is now finally at peace in the arms of God.’

In a statement via a representative, they said: ‘Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away July, 26 2015, surrounded by her family. She is finally at peace in the arms of God. We want to again thank everyone for their tremendous amount of love and support during these last few months.’

Bobbi Kristina’s funeral was held at St James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta on August 1.

 

Perry is seen visiting Peachtree Christian Hospice on June 28 - a month before Bobbi Kristina passed away

Perry is seen visiting Peachtree Christian Hospice on June 28 – a month before Bobbi Kristina passed away

 

Bobbi Kristina (pictured in January 2014) died in circumstances eerily similar to her mother's passing in Beverly Hills, California

Bobbi Kristina and her famous mother pose in 2011

Huge losses: Bobbi Kristina (pictured, left, in January 2014) died in circumstances eerily similar to her mother’s passing in Beverly Hills, California. Right, Bobbi Kristina and her famous mother pose in 2011

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