Troubled singer Bobby Brown has threatened to hit his children if they indulge in alcohol and drugs.

The R+B star, who is fighting his own drug addictions, admits he first sampled marijuana when he was a teenager - but he's determined to make sure his own four children don't follow his example.

Speaking exclusively to urban magazine SISTER TO SISTER, Brown says, "My kids know better 'cause I will hurt one of them.

"My boys know that the first time I even hear of them, or smell something on them, I'mma hurt 'em.

"My kids take my cigarettes and break 'em. They take the beer and pour it down the sink... I talk straightforward to them and they talk straightforward to me."

08/06/2004 09:29