Bobbi Kristina Brown – Whitney Houston’s Daughter Fighting For Her Life

Hello Jewels and Gems,

It has been a while since I have brought you a Celebrity Tuesday, and this one is close to my heart.

nick-gordon-bobbi-kristina-whitney-houston-straightfromtheaI was so sad this past weekend when I heard that Whitney Houston’s daughter, 21-year-old Bobbi Kristina Brown was found face down unresponsive in a tub. According to police spokeswoman, Lisa Holland, Bobbi Kristina was found “unresponsive, meaning not breathing, no heartbeat.” Bobbi Kristin’s husband, Nick Gordon, and a friend found her facedown in their Georgia home, around 10:20am last Saturday morning. Gordon began CPR until paramedics arrived, but it is unclear how long she went without oxygen.

She is currently in a medically induced comma, breathing through a ventilator. The extent of her brain function will not be know until the medical sedatives are reduced.  Her immediate family has been by her bedside.

This comes at a crucial time for Bobbi Kristina, as it occurred so close to the three year anniversary of the death of her mother Whitney Houston. Whitney was found dead in a tub, almost exactly a three years ago, just shy of two weeks to-the-day, in a Beverly Hills hotel. Her death occurred on the eve of the 2012 Grammy Awards where she was scheduled to perform.

Bobbi Kristina idolized her mother and also looked forward to growing a career in entertainment. Our prayers are with her family.

Her father, Bobbi Brown released this statement this past Sunday: “Please allow for my family to deal with this matter and give my daughter the love and support she needs at this time.”

I was devastated by this news, as I have been watching Bobbi Kristina grow up, standing and at times performing with her mother on stage. I have been a huge Whitney Houston fan since I was a little girl. Man, I really hope Bobbi Kristina  recovers and make it through this. Hospital officials will not comment on her condition at this time.

Thankfully, there have not been any ties to drug abuse at this time, and investigators are still looking into how Bobbi Kristina ended up in the bathtub.

My advice, during times of crisis like this it is important for families to band together and support each other. I hope and pray that Bobbi Kristina will learn from her parents mistakes, and not end up picking up their bad habits.

Let’s send up our prayers for Bobbi Kristina.

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Ta Ta for Now!

Chauntel

Pressured to Have My First Kiss

16-year-old Victoria writes:

Hi Chauntel,

I haven’t had my first kiss. I’m just the type of person who over thinks and I’m not quite sure how to kiss someone. I know first kisses might be over rated but I just want my to be something I won’t be embarrassed about. Thanks for everything hope you can answer soon.
Xoxo Victoria

by Ambro

by Ambro

Hi Victoria!

I know that everyone makes you feel like you have to have your first kiss by a certain time in order for you to be cool or accepted. However, don’t let the peer pressure get to you. You are not defined by your age when it comes to something as special as your first kiss. When it is time for it to happen it will. However, I do think you are putting a little too much pressure on it. It shouldn’t be treated as a chore! It should be fun and spontaneous. You learn most of it in the moment.

I Hope This Helps!

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19 Week Pregnancy Bump Update

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Here is my 19 week pregnancy update! I hope you all are having a Merry Christmas! It is very exciting to think that next year Baby Pillow will be celebrating Christmas with us!

Size of baby: Mango, about 6 inches long, weighing about 8.5 ounces

How far along?  19 weeks!

Total weight gain/measurements: about 17 pounds, 167 pounds
Maternity clothes: Yes, but I can mix and match my maternity bottoms with tops that I already have! I find maternity clothes to be so comfortable and forgiving to the belly as well as the rest of your growing body! I am very excited because David bought me a few maternity dresses for Christmas!
Nursery: We are still unpacking, no nursery yet.
Stretch marks: Thankfully no, but I know my tummy is stretching because I can feel it itch from time to time! I need to get some more cream though, I ran out last week.
Sleep: It has been a little more comfortable to sleep this week since David gave me my early Christmas gift, a pregnancy pillow.
Best moment this week: Finding my pregnancy pillow waiting for me in the bed, left there by my lovely husband, David.
Miss anything? Not having hip pain.
Movement: Yes, I notice the baby especially likes to move a night!
Food cravings: Sweets!
Anything making you queasy or sick? I bought David some sausage for breakfast this week. The seasonings grossed me out.
Gender: Don’t know yet, I’m leaning towards girl.
Labour signs: Nope, not yet.
Symptoms: Same as last week! I am very tired all the time, and sore most of the time as well. My back aches a lot, all the way down to my tailbone ): I am a lot happier these days. I hadn’t been able to cook up until about last week, 17 weeks. I am enjoying food more. I have been having cramping at night for the last week, and an itchy tummy sometimes. Also, I have been having a sore navel for the past month in general. The normal running to the restroom often. I get hungry very quickly, and try to eat small frequent meals throughout the day. I have breakfast every morning now. My bump is also getting bigger making it to where I cannot fit any of my pre-pregnancy bottoms.
Belly button in or out? It’s out! Been out for a few weeks now!
Wedding rings on or off? On, but I did gain a little wait in my fingers, because one of my rings that couldn’t fit my ring finger on my right hand now fits!
Happy or moody most of the time: Mostly happy, haven’t been moody lately!
Looking forward to: Wearing my new maternity clothes and filming haul videos next week!
Watch my 19 Week Pregnancy Bump Update Video!

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18 Week Pregnancy Bump Update

Collage18 weeks 6.jpgHere is my 18 week pregnancy update! I know it’s been a while since I have updated you guys, but being pregnant causes you to be extremely tired most of the time! I am glad to continue sharing this exciting journey.

Size of baby: Sweet Potato, 5.6 to 6.7 inches long, weighing about 6.7 ounces
How far along?  18 weeks!
Total weight gain/measurements: about 12 pounds
Maternity clothes: Yes, but I can mix and match my maternity bottoms with tops that I already have! I have also invested in a few maxi dresses both maternity and non maternity! However, I totally reccommend visiting the maternity store sooner than later. A lot of people shy away from it because they don’t think its necessary, but I think it is worth it! You don’t have to go crazy, but give yourself options!
Nursery: We are still unpacking, no nursery yet.
Stretch marks: Thankfully no, but I know my tummy is stretching because I can feel it itch from time to time!
Sleep: It has been a struggle to get comfortable, but I found that using a pillow beneath my tummy helps a lot. Also, running to the bathroom in the middle of the night has become a regular occurrence. I am hoping to get a pregnancy pillow very soon!
Best moment this week: Finally, my husband, David, felt the baby move. I began feeling small movements at about 13 weeks which was amazing. However, over the last few weeks I have begun to feel the baby moving more and more! This week it has been moving a whole lot! For the first time he was able to feel it moving last night! We both just laughed it was beautiful!
Miss anything? Not having back pain and sleeping through the night.
Movement: Yes, especially this week. It began as feeling like a flutter at about 14 weeks. It kind of felt like a few feathers floating in a petal moving around. Now it feels like actual punching, twisting, and moving. 
Food cravings: Been craving Mexican food since the first month. Then shy-ed away from it month 2 and 3.
Anything making you queasy or sick? Looking at raw red meat before it is cooked grosses me out, and the thought of shrimp also grosses me out!
Gender: Don’t know yet, I’m leaning towards girl.
Labour signs: Nope, not yet.
Symptoms: I am very tired all the time, and sore most of the time as well. My back aches a lot, all the way down to my tailbone ): I am a lot happier these days. I hadn’t been able to cook up until about last week, 17 weeks. I am enjoying food more. I have been having cramping at night for the last week, and an itchy tummy sometimes. Also, I have been having a sore navel for the past month in general. The normal running to the restroom often. I get hungry very quickly, and try to eat small frequent meals throughout the day. I have breakfast every morning now. My bump is also getting bigger making it to where I cannot fit any of my pre-pregnancy bottoms.
Belly button in or out? It’s out! Been out for a few weeks now!
Wedding rings on or off? On, but I did gain a little wait in my fingers, because one of my rings that couldn’t fit my ring finger on my right hand now fits!
Happy or moody most of the time: Mostly happy, haven’t been moody lately!
Looking forward to: My pregnancy pillow!
Stay tuned for a new video coming soon!

Kendra Chooses to Stay With Hank Baskett After He Cheated- Should You Stay Married After Infidelity?

Screen Shot 2014-12-10 at 12.46.09 PMKendra Baskett has been thrust into the spotlight since her time in the Playboy Mansion. The reality star and model starred in the E! reality television series Girls Next Door. This series documented her life as one of Hugh Hefner’s girlfriends. She now headlines her own reality series Kendra on Top. With all of this time in the lime light Kendra has shared intimate moments of her life with a broad audience. Her husband Hank, of six years, allegedly cheated on her with a transexual model, Ava London. Hank was very remorseful and went into a deep depression surrounding the time of his affair, he shares with US Weekly. “For the past two years, I’ve gone through a serious struggle with depression, and during that time I lost the ability to open up toScreen Shot 2014-12-10 at 12.49.50 PM my best friend, Kendra,” Hank told Us Weekly. “I had trouble thinking of the right thing to say the right way, especially in a situation like this, where it’s your word against someone else’s.” When the story about her perfect marriage, looking to be in shambles, broke Kendra found it difficult to deal with all of the pressure of media. However, she handled it gracefully. During, her exclusive interview with Access Hollywood Kendra defended her marriage. Then, in a later interview with Giuliana Rancic, Kendra stated: “I cannot shut this man down. I’m willing to spend the rest of my life trying to figure this out rather than spend one night single.” Whether or not you agree with Kendra’s decision, you must believe that it took a lot of strength for her to stand up against the media’s chastising of her decision to stay with Hank. Do you agree with Kendra’s decision, vote below? My Opinion: I feel that Kendra made this decision based on what was best for her. It’s easy to point fingers and say what she should do, but its her marriage and her life. Unless, you can live it for her, let her make her own decision and don’t ridicule her for it! We can all take time to judge what Hank has done, and most would tell her to leave him. However, we do not have all the facts, and we are not in their relationship. If their love is strong enough to survive, then let it go on! But Kendra, if these patterns with Hank continue get-out-of-dodge!

First French Kiss Advice

Anna writes:

Hi Chauntel,

I have a boyfriend, and we have already kissed.  But now i think we will French Kiss. I really want to but don’t know how. I am really nervous and scared.

Please write me back if you can.
Big fan of yours. Love Anna
Hi Anna,
Thanks so much for your question. You made a very important statement, that you really want to. I want to make sure that, that is absolutely true because you should not be forced or encouraged into doing anything that makes you feel uncomfortable.
Screen Shot 2014-11-07 at 10.58.53 AMNow, I am not a kissing expert, haha. However, what I can tell you is that this is something that you learn in the moment. Just follow his lead, go with the flow. You will quickly learn.
Most importantly take it slow. There is nothing attractive about a forceful tongue, when force is not wanted or needed. So, don’t rush it just let it happen slowly. You will get the hang of it.
Remember, to protect yourself. His hands should stay around your waist, not above or below. If he tries any funny business. Politely move his hands back to where they should be. He will get the message. If not, there is something wrong with that picture.
Thanks for your support!
I Hope This Helps!
Chauntel
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