Bobby Brown’s Lawsuit Over Whitney Houston Documentary Dismissed

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Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown in 2005 (Lester Cohen/WireImage for BET Network)
Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown in 2005 (Lester Cohen/WireImage for BET Network)

Bobby Brown and the property of Kristina Bobbi Brown’s 2018 lawsuit in the present day in opposition to BBC and Showtime over the 2017 Whitney Houston documentary Whitney: Can I Be Me has been dismissed, THR reports. The lawsuit claims that Brown by no means consented to have his likeness seem within the movie and claimed he by no means signed a launch for the movie to make the most of footage from the 2005 actuality TV collection “Being Bobby Brown.” Brown sued for $2 million and an injunction to finish the movie’s distribution.

U.S. District Court Judge Colleen McMahon dominated that the movie is protected underneath the First Amendment and mentioned that Brown didn’t want to present his permission to have his likeness featured within the film. As for the allegedly unauthorized footage, the choose declined to train federal jurisdiction over these claims. Brown may doubtlessly pursue that declare in a state court docket.

 
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