Whitney Houston"s mother Cissy says Bobbi Kristina and Nick Gordon"s engagement is "incest"


'What they're doing is incest': Whitney Houston's mother Cissy blasts Bobbi Kristina amidst reports of her engagement to singer's secret son Nick Gordon

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15:00 GMT, 15 March 2012

She appears to have found happiness again in the wake of her mother's death after it was reported yesterday that she was engaged.

But now Whitney Houston's mother Cissy has come forward to blast the singer's daughter Bobbi Kristina over her romance with the star's secret son Nick Gordon.

Despite the pair not actually being blood relatives, Bobbi and Nick grew up together after Whitney took him in at the age of 12 when his father went to
prison and his mother was unable to take care of him.

Happy couple: Nick Gordon posted a picture of himself and alleged girlfriend Bobbi Kristina

Secretly engaged Bobbi Kristina and Nick Gordon in a recent Twitter photo

However, Cissy said that Bobbi and
Nick's romance still constitutes wrongdoing, telling TMZ.com: 'What
they're doing is incestuous.'

'Incest': Whitney's mother Cissy has blasted the pair for the romance

'Incest': Whitney's mother Cissy has blasted the pair for the romance

Cissy is also quoted as telling the website that she believes Nick is taking advantage of Bobbi and her issues.

It is claimed that Cissy has even
requested that the Whitney Houston Estate get involved in an attempt to
get him evicted from Whitney's $1.2m
Atlanta townhouse, where he is apparently currently living alongside Bobbi.

It was reported yesterday that Bobbi, 19, is secretly engaged to 22-year-old Nick.

A family friend told America's Star magazine: 'Nick proposed to Krissy on March 10, and she said yes.'

'Krissy said Nick is the only person she trusts in the
world. They have a very deep connection.'

Star says the couple are keeping the
news quiet for now – but quotes other sources expressing concern and
suspicion at the time of the proposal.

'Everyone is worried that Nick is
looking to take advantage of Krissy,' a friend told the publication,
referring to the $10m Bobbi is set to inherit from her late mother.

Tweet nothings: Nick fuelled speculation about their relationship status earlier this week

Tweet nothings: Nick fuelled speculation about their relationship status earlier this week

Is she yours Nick put the word MY in capitals which suggest the pair are a couple

Is she yours Nick put the word MY in capitals which suggest the pair are a couple

Bobbi and Nick were apparently
spotting kissing and holding hands together last Friday outside a Target
store in Johns Creek, Georgia, according to Hollywoodlife.com.

Nick added fuel to speculation about
their relationship status when he tweeted last week: 'Yea we got a
little closer and what!!!'

Close: Nick has lived at Whitney Houston's home since he was 12-years-old although he was never formally adopted

Close: Nick has lived at Whitney Houston's home since he was 12-years-old although he was never formally adopted

Gordon also posted a picture of himself and Bobbi Brown to his Twitter page on Friday.

Nick also
told fans only to follow Bobbi Kristina's real account.

He tweeted: 'Good morning everyone. Their lots of fake
people pretending to be MY Krissi. The real one is @REALbkBrown. Fakes
need to get un followed (sic)'

Bobbi
has not been on the social networking website since December but she
and Nick tweeted each other regularly in the months towards the end of
last year.

On Sunday, Bobbi was seen speaking
about her mother's death for the first time, in an interview with Winfrey which aired in America.

The
teenager said she was coping with the loss of her 'best friend' and
said she could feel her mother's spirit with her constantly.

She said: ‘I can hear her voice in spirit talking to me “I’m right here I’ve got you” I can always feel her with me.'

Opening up: Last night viewers in the US saw Whitney's daughter speak to Oprah about losing her mother

Opening up: Last night viewers in the US saw Whitney's daughter speak to Oprah about losing her mother

Bobbi also revealed she wanted to follow in her mother's footsteps and was keen to pursue a singing and acting career.

She said: ‘I still have a voice – yeah we are going to do the singing thing, we are going to do the singing and the acting.’

The teenager also told Oprah of her final day and night with her mother, before she passed away on February 11.

She
explained: ‘The very last day, it was so early in the morning I went to
go and get her I was like “Will you come and lay down with me.”

Bobbi Kristina added: ‘She was rubbing my head and I slept in her arms all day and all night long.’

Houston,
48, was found in a Beverly Hills hotel room bathtub on the eve of the
Grammy Awards.

Investigators found several bottles of prescription
medication in the room, and tests were being conducted to determine the
cause of her February 11 death.