Bobby Brown and the property of Kristina Bobbi Brown filed a lawsuit right this moment in opposition to BBC and Showtime over the 2017 Whitney Houston documentary Whitney: Can I Be Me, NBC News reports and paperwork seen by Pitchfork verify. The lawsuit claims that Brown by no means signed a launch for the movie to make the most of footage from the 2005 actuality TV sequence “Being Bobby Brown”.
The lawsuit provides that Brown and the property of his late daughter Kristina Bobbi Brown by no means consented for his or her likenesses to seem within the movie in any respect. The grievance additionally factors out that Brown’s manufacturing firm Brownhouse Entertainment is credited on the finish of the movie. Brown’s authorized staff argues that the credit falsely counsel that Brownhouse approved the footage that seems within the film.
Brown is in search of $2 million and a everlasting injuction to finish distribution and promotion of the movie. In addition to BBC and Showtime, different defendants listed embody Passion Pictures, Tracey Baker-Simmons, Wanda Shelley, B2 Entertainment, and Simmons Shelley Entertainment.