The tabloid ran a similar picture of Whitney in her casket when she died in February 2012. The photographer has never been identified.
In the wake of Bobbi Kristina’s death, credible reports have surfaced that Bobbi was also secretly photographed during an open-casket viewing before her funeral service.
So far, the identity of the photographer is unknown. The Houston and Brown families are both pointing fingers at each other.
Apparently more than one tabloid was bidding on the photo, or photos, sending the price soaring to more than $100,000, according to gossip site TMZ.
The Enquirer has already cross the line by publishing photos of Bobbi Kristina on life support. Although they appeared to be real, the photos were actually “recreations,” the publication noted in very small print.
Family members reportedly set up strict security procedures to prevent photos while the casket was open. But someone, possibly a funeral home insider, was able to photographer her, anyway.
Bobbi Kristina was buried today (Aug. 3) side-by-side with her mother in a New Jersey cemetery as Brown and Houston family members and select guests looked on.
She was transported in a gold hearse to the Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, NJ. Her funeral was held in Georgia Saturday, Aug. 1
Father Bobby Brown, grandmother Cissy Houston and singer Dione Warwick, who was Whitney’s cousin and godmother to Bobbi Kristina, were spotted in the crowd, according to press reports.
Before the burial, a service was held at the Whigham Funeral Home in Newark, NJ. It handled arrangements three years ago for Whitney, and her photo was allegedly taken there.
Bobbi Kristina died July 26 in a Georgia hospice. She’d spent almost six months in an intensive care unit on life support after nearly drowning Jan. 31 in a bathtub at her home. Police are investigating the incident as a possible homicide.
Now, it’s a question of when the other shoe will drop and her photo is published. Beside her mother, The Enquirer began its ghoulish trend when it published Elvis Presley lying in state in his coffin in the 1970s.
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