bobby brown whitney houston 1994 getty Bobby Brown leaves Whitney Houston's funeral earlyAfter all the hullabaloo surrounding Bobby Brown and whether he would be invited to ex-wife Whitney Houston‘s funeral, it appears Mr. Brown has ducked out early.

The New Jersey Star Ledger reports that Brown brought an entourage of nine people with him to the funeral and wanted them to sit with the Houston family, but they were asked to leave. Brown was not asked to leave, says the NJ Star Ledger source, but he “left with the other people.”

Brown appeared visibly upset as he left the church and rode off in a black Cadillac SUV, along with his two children, Landon and LaPrincia, reports ABC News.

Well, he does have that New Edition gig at the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut tonight, so perhaps he had to jet …

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