So Sad..Bobby Brown Still Struggling With Daughter’s Death, Details Of New Biopic Revealed
In 2015, Bobby Brown faced a devastating, life-altering tragedy no parent ever wants to experience – the loss of a child. Although years have passed since the 21-year-old’s death, her father has admitted time hasn’t healed the wound he’s been left with. During a recent interview with Billboard, Bobby Brown was set to discuss his upcoming biopic, “The Bobby Brown Story.” Since “The New Edition Story” was such a success for BET, the network has opted to take on Bobby’s story as a continuation of the group’s biopic. Sounds like a great idea, right? Well although it may be a great idea, creatively, it hasn’t been the easiest task for Bobby Brown. The discussion about the film took a somber turn when the singer opened up about the loss of his daughter.
No Cure For A Broken Heart:
While filming the highly anticipated biopic, the “My Prerogative” singer has had many chances to reflect on his life. In doing so, he’s had many times where he’s thought of his daughter and her untimely death. When asked about Bobbi Kristina’s death, Bobby was brutally honest about his feelings. “You never really get over it,” he said. Rising star Woody McClain, who portrayed Bobby Brown in The New Edition Story is also reprising his role in the upcoming Bobby Brown biopic. When asked about the film, he too, admitted that there are times when Bobby’s emotions are noticeable, onset. Whenever there are scenes involving Bobbi Kristina, it’s definitely not easy for Bobby. “You would see the emotions on his face, (him) tearing up. I would quickly switch the subject. I don’t want him to relive it again. Those are super tough moments.”
Jesse Collins, the executive producer of The Bobby Brown Story also spoke about Bobby’s struggles admitting he’s still haunted by the tragic death of his daughter. Collins also detailed the biopic’s impact on Bobby. While developing the film, discussing his daughter’s death was especially difficult. “That was the hardest part was getting him to talk about (stuff), especially Bobbi Kris,” Collins said. “Whenever you talk about her, he gets emotional. A loss of a child is something I can’t even begin to fathom. But he got there and explained what happened, the nature of their relationship.”
A Daily Battle:
However, his thoughts of Bobbi Kristina aren’t just because of the film. The singer explained how there are daily reminders of the daughter he lost. “I go through it every day,” he said. “Just the thought of her and looking at my youngest daughter and my other kids, knowing they’ll never get to know their oldest sister is a struggle. It gets rough sometimes. Of course, I have to go through it because I can’t change it.”
The Bobby Brown Story:
If Bobby Brown’s biopic will be anything like The New Edition Story, we can already declare it a success. The publication has reported that the biopic will be a continuation of the group’s story picking up from the point when Bobby initially left the group and became a multiplatinum solo artist. Since the singer went on to have several hits of his own, the film will capture the rise of Bobby as a solo artist. However, it won’t be limited to Bobby’s career.
Fans will also have the chance to see the moment they’ve been waiting for: a true dramatization of Bobby’s marriage to Whitney; the couple’s story told accordingly. The detailed miniseries will shed light on “his highly-publicized drug use, legal woes and tumultuous marriage to [Whitney] Houston.”
“The Bobby Brown Story” is set to air on BET sometime this September.