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Missy Elliott worked it at the Super Bowl on Feb.1 but her heart may have been a few thousand miles away.

The rapper opened up about her close relationship with Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown and how the late singer told Missy to watch over her daughter.

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"Bobbi is like a little sister to me," she told "The Insider," via E!. "I have been very close to her mother. One thing that her mother said to me before she passed away was to make sure Bobbi Kristina was straight, so my prayers for healing [are] that she comes out and be around people that love her."

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Whitney's daughter was hospitalized after being found unconscious and facedown in the bathtub of her Georgia home on Jan. 31. Bobbi Kristina has been placed in a medically induced coma since Saturday.

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"Still Praying 4 Bobbi Kristina I see sum ppl making jokes She lost her mom thats tougher than u may think 2 deal with," Missy tweeted on Feb. 1.