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Sexual Abuse Claims, a Secret Romance and Her Private Heartache: Inside the Life, Death and Continuing Legacy of Whitney Houston

Sexual Abuse Claims, a Secret Romance and Her Private Heartache: Inside the Life, Death and Continuing Legacy of Whitney Houston
Since her heartbreaking, premature death in 2012, Whitney Houston's life has been examined from every angle.  In those first days after she was discovered face down in a hotel bathroom seven years ago, on Feb. 11, 2012, countless obituaries were written, reflecting on the legacy of the 48-year-old musical icon, her brilliant, unmatched voice and the enumerable hardships she faced.  Then came the postmortem discoveries: Former husband Bobby Brown claimed in an interview "both of us cheated on each other," and said in his 2016 memoir, Every Little Step, that they had tasked a nanny to care for daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown in another wing of the house while they got...
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Bobby Brown Emotional Tribute To Daughter Bobbi Kristina On Five Year Anniversary Of Her Death

On July 26, the five-year anniversary of Bobbi Kristina Brown’s death, Bobby Brown honored his little girl on social media. Brown used Instagram to announce the first annual Bobbi Kristina Day. The photo of this post included a poem and a picture of Bobbi Kristina. “Hi Baby Girl,” the photo of this post began, “Everyday […]

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Bobby Brown Files Lawsuit Against Showtime and BBC Over Whitney Houston Documentary

  • Variety
Bobby Brown Files Lawsuit Against Showtime and BBC Over Whitney Houston Documentary
Attorneys for Bobby Brown and the estate of Bobbi Kristina Brown have filed suit in a New York court over the documentary “Whitney: Can I Be Me,” alleging that Showtime, the BBC and several other defendants violated their rights by improperly using footage from the production of the 2005 reality series “Being Bobby Brown.”

Brown’s lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court’s New York southern district, asks for $2 million from defendants Passion Pictures, Tracey Baker-Simmons, Wanda Shelley, B2 Entertainment and Simmons Shelley Entertainment, as well as Showtime and the BBC.

The suit claims that Brown and his late daughter appear in the documentary for more than 30 minutes despite never having signed releases for the footage. Contracts or releases they did sign for the filming of the lone season of Bravo’s “Being Bobby Brown” in 2005 didn’t carry over for any other usage, the claim maintains.

“The footage was
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Bobby Brown Sues Showtime & BBC For Multiple Millions Over Whitney Houston Docu

  • Deadline
Bobby Brown Sues Showtime & BBC For Multiple Millions Over Whitney Houston Docu
Bobby Brown says a 2017 documentary about his late wife Whitney Houston used more than a half-hour’s worth of footage of him and his children without his consent — and that’s good enough for a lawsuit. The one-time New Edition and solo R&B hitmaker has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Showtime and the BBC over their film Whitney: Can I Be Me.

“The film contains footage that Brown and [his late daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown] has never consented to have released,” according the suit filed Tuesday in New York District Court (read it here). “Brown and [his late daughter] appear in the film for a substantial period of time, in excess of thirty (30) minutes. … Brown never signed or executed a release for the airing of the material that appears in the film.”

The filing also says: “The film contains images of [Brown’s] other children, Landon Brown, Robert ‘Bobby’ Brown Jr. and Laprincia Brown as minor children.
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Bobby Brown Sues Showtime, BBC Over Appearance in Whitney Houston Doc

  • The Wrap
Bobby Brown Sues Showtime, BBC Over Appearance in Whitney Houston Doc
The late Whitney Houston’s ex-husband Bobby Brown and the estate of daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown are suing Showtime, BBC and the producers of a Whitney Houston documentary entitled, “Can I Be Me? “

The Brown family is seeking $2 million in damages for their inclusion in the film, as well as a permanent injunction, according to documents filed in New York federal court Wednesday. Houston’s ex is citing misappropriated publicity rights and violation of the Lanham Act in his complaint.

“The film contains footage that Brown and Bkb has never consented to have released,” the complaint states. “Brown and Bkb appear in the film for a substantial period of time, in excess of thirty (30) minutes. The footage was actually recorded prior to the divorce in 2007 between Brown and Houston. Brown never signed or executed a release for the airing of the material that appears in the film. The footage of
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Bobby Brown Sues Showtime, BBC for Appearance in Whitney Houston Documentary

Showtime Networks, BBC and the producers of a Whitney Houston documentary titled Can I Be Me? have been hauled into court by the late singer's ex-husband Bobby Brown and the estate of daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown. In a complaint filed Wednesday in New York federal court, the Brown family is seeking $2 million for their inclusion in the film.

"The film contains footage that Brown and Bkb has never consented to have released," states the complaint. "Brown and Bkb appear in the film for a substantial period of time, in excess of thirty (30) minutes. The footage ...
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‘Whitney’ Review

  • Nerdly
Stars: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Bobby Brown, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Clive Davis, Cissy Houston, Debra Martin Chase, Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds | Written and Directed by Kevin Macdonald

Kevin Macdonald’s documentary Whitney is an extraordinarily deep and eye-opening venture into the life of its celebrated, yet, troubled global superstar subject, Whitney Houston. Given invaluable access to home video of the Houston’s library and unseen behind the scenes footage, as well as interviews with those closest to the late superstar.

The access given to Macdonald is unparalleled in terms of depth and insight to that of any documentary on the stars life, even that of Nick Broomfield and Rudi Dolezal’s recent attempt and uncovering the unknown in the 2017 film ‘Whitney: Can I Be Me?’. It is the access to information and knowledge otherwise kept in the dark that highlights the truly inspirational story of the meteor rise that ultimately led to the eventual,
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‘Bobby Brown Story’ Promotion Literally Lets Fans Inside Star’s Mind Through Bet’s New York Art Installation

A few weeks after an appearance by Bobby Brown at TCA summer press tour raised questions about what was going through the singer’s mind, a new art installation will let fans find out for themselves.

The immersive, interactive project from Bet Networks and brand studio Wp Narrative went on display Sunday at New York’s Harlem Week. It features a 30-foot replica of Brown’s head, complete with “iconic fade haircut.”

A press release touting the promotion says it invites visitors inside the “complex and creative mind” of the pop star. “As the public physically enters his mind, they experience 3-dimensional storytelling, passing through his ephemeral thoughts, capturing his highs and lows, surrounded by projection mapped brain synapses and floating 3D holograms of key imagery from his life.”

Bet is building awareness of the September premiere of miniseries The Bobby Brown Story. It details the singer’s 30-year career,
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Bobby Brown Promotes ‘The Bobby Brown Story’ at Hotel Where Whitney Houston Died: ‘The Spirit of My Ex-Wife is Probably Still Here’

  • The Wrap
Bobby Brown promoted Bet’s “The Bobby Brown Story” at a place with a difficult history for him: The Beverly Hilton, the hotel where his ex-wife Whitney Houston died in 2012.

“The spirit of my ex-wife is probably still here,” Brown said, when asked how it felt to be in the hotel. “It just feels good to be here and to promote this movie.”

As Brown noted, he did not choose the location. The panel was part of an annual summer gathering by the Television Critics Association, which is almost always held at the hotel.

Also Read: Whitney Houston Doc Serves Up Bombshells, Paula Abdul Shade in First Trailer (Video)

The miniseries is a continuation of Bet’s “The New Edition Story” miniseries, which will chronicle Brown’s exit from the group, his solo career, and his tabloid-fodder marriage to Houston. Brown is hoping the miniseries will set the record straight
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Bobby Brown Pulls a Trumpian ‘Fake News’ Claim and Denies 911 Domestic Violence Call Ever Happened

“The public record is wrong,” proclaimed Bobby Brown.

The R&B singer and former New Edition band member was fielding questions Friday morning at the Television Critics Association press tour for his new two-part Bet miniseries “The Bobby Brown Story” when one journalist asked about the domestic violence 911 call that had been called in the midst of a domestic incident between Brown, who had allegedly abused his ex-wife, the late Whitney Houston.

“There [were] no violent incidents between me and Whitney,” he claimed. “You’re mistaken. You’re completely wrong.”

Puzzled by his denial that a 911 call that is part of public record ever happened, another reporter cited the particulars of the call, detailing the date and report about the one-inch bruise seen on Houston’s cheek. That’s when Brown doubled down and declared that that version of reality was false: “The public record is wrong.”

The baffling rejection of
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New Whitney Houston Documentary Will Showcase a Side of the Singer That Fans Never Knew

Six years after her tragic death at age 48, Whitney Houston will be back on the big screen in a documentary due out July 6. "I approached her life like a mystery story," Whitney director Kevin Macdonald revealed in a recent interview. "Why did someone with so much raw talent and beauty self-destruct so publicly and painfully?" The filmmaker even received cooperation from Whitney's estate to make the highly-anticipated documentary. "They entrusted me with the 'keys to the vault' while giving me complete freedom to follow the story wherever it went," he said. "At heart, Whitney is an intimate family story that reveals a new side to a woman that even her most die-hard fans never knew." Whitney and Bobby Brown. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) "The film will for the first time, give audiences an unprecedented and unique look into Whitney's life. This will be an unflinching and honest portrait of a
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5 Biggest Bombshells From the New Whitney Houston Documentary

5 Biggest Bombshells From the New Whitney Houston Documentary
Whitney Houston's rise to music superstardom and tragic demise is depicted in a new documentary, simply titled Whitney.  Made with the full authorization of her family, Whitney's Cannes Film Festival premiere was met with shock over the many allegations made about the singer's childhood and personal life. Six years ago, Houston accidentally drowned in a hotel bathtub, her death attributed to the effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use. Her daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, died in a similar manner three years later in 2015.  Directed by Kevin Macdonald, Whitney promises an "unprecedented" and "honest" look...
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New Whitney Houston Documentary Alleges She Was Sexually Abused as a Child

New revelations about the late Whitney Houston's life are sending shock waves through the music community. The newest documentary titled, Whitney, which was made in full cooperation with the estate, premiered at Cannes on May 16 and included interviews with the singer's close family members and friends. Mary Jones — Whitney's longtime assistant — got involved with the project and dropped a bombshell that the "I Will Always Love You" singer had allegedly been sexually abused as a child. "[Whitney] looked at me and said, 'Mary, I was molested at a young age, too. But it wasn't by a man — it was a woman,'" the assistant explained. This woman was reportedly Whitney's cousin, Dee Dee Warwick, who also allegedly abused Whitney's half-brother as well. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) "She had tears in her eyes. She says, 'Mommy don't know the things we went through.' I said, 'Have you ever told your mother?
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Whitney Houston Was Sexually Abused by Her Cousin Dee Dee Warwick, According to New Documentary

Whitney Houston Was Sexually Abused by Her Cousin Dee Dee Warwick, According to New Documentary
Scottish filmmaker Kevin Macdonald was nearly finished conducting interviews for “Whitney,” his explosive new documentary about the late Whitney Houston, when he came across a revelation: Houston’s brother, Gary Houston, told the director that his cousin, late soul musician Dee Dee Warwick, sexually abused Gary as a child. Additionally, Gary added, he believed that Warwick also abused his sister as a child.

“Whitney,” which premiered at midnight at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, confirms that charge with multiple sources who were close to Whitney Houston prior to her death from drowning in a bathtub in 2012. The information arrives near the end of an involving documentary about the singer’s bumpy life, from the dissolution of her family to her tabloid marriage to Bobby Brown. Similar to 2015’s Oscar-winning documentary “Amy,” which detailed the behind-the-scenes struggles of Amy Winehouse as she developed her public profile, “Whitney” is at once a celebration
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Whitney Houston documentary is early frontrunner for Oscars 2019

Whitney Houston documentary is early frontrunner for Oscars 2019
The estate of Whitney Houston has officially announced that “Whitney,” an “intimate, definitive account of the superstar’s life and career,” will be released July 6. A powerhouse team of Oscar winners is at the helm of this documentary. Leading the charge is director, Kevin Macdonald, who won an Academy Award for Best Documentary in 2000 (“One Day in September”). He earned further acclaim for his 2006 biopic on Ugandan President Idi Amin, “The Last King of Scotland,” for which Forest Whitaker took home the Oscar for Best Actor and his 2012 feature about reggae legend Bob Marley (“Marley”).

For “Whitney,” Macdonald was granted exclusive rights to a vault of unheard music and never-before-seen video footage spanning the entirety of the late singer’s legendary career. Co-producing the film is Simon Chinn, a creative force who has won Best Documentary at the Academy Awards twice. In 2008 he took home the golden statue for “Man on Wire,
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Nick Gordon's Girlfriend's Family Believes He'll Kill Her, If She Stays

  • TMZ
Nick Gordon's latest arrest for domestic violence is setting off alarms for his girlfriend's family members, who fear she'll end up dead like his ex, Bobbi Kristina Brown. Sources connected to Laura Leal's family tell TMZ ... they are incredibly worried by his latest arrest, especially considering his history with her, as well as Bobbi Kristina's death. As you know, Gordon was previously arrested for beating Laura -- and, of course, he was found
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Nick Gordon's 911 Call Shows He Called Cops Himself and Cried Hysterically

  • TMZ
Bobbi Kristina Brown's ex, Nick Gordon, was the one who called cops and sounded frantic on the phone, claiming his girlfriend was losing it on him ... according to the 911 call. In the audio, obtained by TMZ, you can hear Gordon crying and sobbing on the phone, saying he "sounds so lame because I'm getting beat up by a woman." He claims she threw a bottle at him. As we reported ... Gordon was taken into
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Bobby Brown Offers Help to Nick Gordon's Gf After Domestic Violence Arrest

  • TMZ
Bobby Brown says he's willing to do whatever it takes to make sure Nick Gordon's girlfriend doesn't suffer the same fate as Bobbi Kristina. Bobby -- through his attorney Christopher Brown -- says he'd like to personally lend a helping hand to Laura Leal, and offer her services through the Bobbi Kristina Brown Serenity House. Bobby says, "Domestic violence killed my daughter ... I do not want to see any more families destroyed at the
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Bobbi Kristina Brown's Ex Nick Gordon Arrested Again for Domestic Violence

Nick Gordon, the ex-boyfriend of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, was arrested for domestic violence battery on Saturday in Florida, E! News can confirm. This is the second time in less than a year that the 29-year-old has been arrested on domestic violence charges. According to the Seminole County Sheriff's Office's website, Gordon, who was found "legally responsible" for the death of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown's only daughter in 2016 after he failing to appear at a pair of wrongful death civil lawsuit hearings, was arrested on one charge of "battery—touch or strike." Gordon was released on a $500 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on April 6. According to...
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Nick Gordon Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges Again (Report)

Nick Gordon, the ex-boyfriend of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, was arrested in Seminole, Fl on domestic violence charges stemming from an alleged altercation with his current girlfriend. Nick, who had previously been accused of being responsible Bobbi Kristina's death, also was arrested for similar charges less than a year ago. Over the weekend, Nick was arrested by cops for an incident that is being described as "battery-touch or strike," according to TMZ. The alleged altercation is being listed as a domestic violence case and he posted $500 bond, but he still has not been released. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) According to the police report, Nick told cops that his girlfriend allegedly attacked him "for no reason" and threw a bottle at him and ripped his shirt. He said he asked her to leave his home but she refused, and he called her "crazy." His story is completely different from the one his girlfriend told police.
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