Fox, who co-stars in Bobbi Kristina, sat down with Et to talk about the film and her friendship with Whitney Houston.
“I think a lot of people are thinking that we’re going to focus on things that are negative but we didn’t,” Fox told Et’s Kevin Frazier. “We absolutely approached this with love and respect.”
Directed by Taye Hodges, the biopic stars newcomer Joy Rovaris as Bobbi Kristina and Nadji Jeter as her boyfriend, Nick Gordon. Hassan Johnson plays Bobby Brown, and Demetria McKinney plays Whitney Houston. Fox signed on to play Pat Houston, the late superstar's sister-in-law and former manager.
Exclusive: 'Hollywood Medium' Helps Bobby Brown Communicate With Whitney Houston and Bobbi Kristina -- Watch!
The film details the final years of Houston’s life and how her death in 2012 led
In the Bobbi Kristina clip, Brown – portrayed by Joy Rovaris – argues with her aunt Pat Houston – played by Vivica A. Fox – over Gordon after the latter asserts, “He’s a troubled young man.”
“He is the single best thing that’s happened to me since my mom,” retorts Brown.
Later, Brown breaks down at her mother Whitney Houston, played by Demetria McKinney, saying through tears, “Everything is always about Whitney.
The network announced plans for the film, titled Bobbi Kristina, during their annual “upfront” presentation this week, telling reporters the project would offer an “intimate look at the highs and lows of parental, familial and romantic love complicated by fame through the eyes of a sensitive, vulnerable young woman.”
Playing Bobbi Kristina will be Disney channel
Real Housewives of Atlanta guest star Demetria McKinney got engaged to her longtime beau and TV executive Roger Bobb, and she can't stop showing off the gorgeous ring. (Hey, we don't blame her.)
The actress, singer and reality star posed for pictures with her sparkler at the Growing Up Hip Hop premiere at SCADshow in Atlanta on Tuesday, and she gushed about the happy news on Instagram.
"It's true! I'm no longer #RogerBobb girlfriend! We are #engaged ! Thank u to all who rooted for and supported us!" McKinney, 36, captioned
"What you're witnessing right now is NeNe Leakes getting read," said her former Bff Cynthia Bailey about the ongoing battle between Leakes and Claudia Jordan in Puerto Rico.
It was Team Leakes vs. Team Jordan, after the wives were invited by Demetria McKinney to hear her perform.
"I usually try and keep it classy and above board, but I draw a line when I'm called a whore," said Jordan, who took on Leakes after she continued to give her the cold
"Is that shade, Phaedra?" asked Demetria McKinney, who invited all the women to Puerto Rico to watch her perform. "There have been a couple of moments I have felt … I want to make sure that if it is shade, I address it."
McKinney was addressing Parks's constant disses about her age to become a pop star, her relationship, her fashion sense and even if she had done crack.
"I'm younger than you,
"Phaedra looks like she's seen a ghost," Cynthia Bailey said upon the unexpected arrival of Nida at a music video release party for new housewife Demetria McKinney. "Aren't you happy to see your husband, Miss Southern Belle?"
"Are you surprised to see me or something?" asked Nida, who was on the verge of starting an eight year term in prison for bank fraud.
She was, evident by the cringe-worthy reaction to the
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