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Bobbi Kristina Brown's Life Is Getting the TV Movie Treatment

by Jennifer Drysdale 8:49 PM PDT, April 29, 2017
Photo: TV One

Nearly two years after Bobbi Kristina's death, Whitney Houston's daughter's life is getting the TV movie treatment.

TV One announced on Thursday that a made-for-TV biopic focusing on Houston and Bobby Brown's only child will debut later this summer.

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The project, titled Bobbi Kristina, will 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," the network said.

Joy Rovaris cast been cast as Bobbi Kristina, while Nadji Jeter will play her boyfriend, Nick Gordon.

Former Real Housewives of Atlanta star will star as Houston, Hassan Jonson has been tapped to play Brown, and Vivica A. Fox rounds out the cast as Houston's sister-in-law, Pat Houston.

"Bobbi Kristina's high-profile life -- and untimely death -- may have been shrouded in mystery, but this film will reveal her humor, quirks, deepest fears and longings," the network said in a statement. "This film explores her fight to be seen, heard, loved and to survive."

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Bobbi Kristina died in July 2015, nearly six months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub at her Roswell, Georgia, home by Gordon. 

Gordon was found liable for the wrongful death of Bobbi Kristina on Sept. 16, 2016, when he was a no-show at the hearing on the civil lawsuit filed against him by the state. Bobbi Kristina's conservator, Bedelia Hargrove, filed a $10 million wrongful death civil suit against Gordon in August 2015, alleging that he had physically abused and stole thousands of dollars from Bobbi Kristina. In an amendment to that suit, it is alleged that Gordon gave his girlfriend a "toxic cocktail, rendering her unconscious and then put her face down in a tub of cold water causing her to suffer brain damage."

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Last November, Gordon was ordered to pay over $36 million in the wrongful death suit, when Judge T. Jackson Bedford of Fulton County Superior Court in Atlanta, Georgia, determined Gordon must pay for loss of life, punitive damages ($250,000), conversion ($1.575 million), assault and battery ($1.37 million), and pain and suffering as a result of assault ($13.8 million). 

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