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Tyler Perry Casts Whitney Houston's Daughter Bobbi Kristina in 'For Better or Worse'

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Apr. 2 2012, Published 1:16 p.m. ET

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Oprah Winfrey struck ratings gold when she interviewed Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, a few weeks ago — so perhaps she'll give Tyler Perry's ratings a boost in his TBS sitcom, For Better or Worse.

OK! NEWS: WHITNEY HOUSTON'S DAUGHTER BOBBI KRISTINA OPENS UP TO OPRAH WINFREY

According to The Wrap, he cast Bobbi Kristina in a recurring role, which will hit airwaves in July for its second season.

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OK! NEWS: WHITNEY HOUSTON'S FINAL GIFT TO DAUGHTER BOBBI KRISTINA

Last month when Oprah interviewed the late singer's daughter, she snagged 3.5 million viewers, which was the biggest audience ever for OWN!

Perhaps Bobbi Kristina was already cast at that time because she dropped hints that she wanted to follow in her mother's footsteps and become a singer and actress.

Tyler's been active with his connection to Whitney. He reportedly made his private jet available to her family to transport her body to Newark, N.J. Plus, he spoke at her funeral.

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