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Bobby Brown leaves funeral shortly after arriving

posted 18 Feb 2012, 10:41 by Sam Mbale   [ updated 18 Feb 2012, 11:24 ]

Whitney Houston's ex-husband Bobby Brown leaves her funeral shortly after arriving.

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES (FEBRUARY 18, 2012) (REUTERS) - Whitney Houston's ex-husband Bobby Brown briefly appeared at her funeral service on Saturday (February 18) at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark but left shortly after the ceremony began.

A Reuters photographer at the scene said Brown exited the church and stood on the curb outside with a woman and a man. Brown and the people with him then got into two black suvs and drove away.

Houston, who died in a Beverly Hills hotel room last week, married Brown married in 1992. The couple, who have an 18-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, divorced in 2007.