September 6, 2012 |
Get ready for Bobby Brown, the sequel. The controversial R&B singer is returning to the reality TV arena. BET is preparing a new project with Brown, whose stormy marriage with late singer Whitney Houston was chronicled in his 2005 Bravo reality series "Being Bobby Brown. " Sources said the new series would revolve around Brown's "life and businesses. " The project with Brown, who is currently touring with the reunited New Edition, will be executive produced by James DuBose, who has developed several other celebrity-based reality shows for BET. One of his most high-profile series centered on Philadelphia Eagles star Michael Vick, who staged a comeback after being imprisoned for his involvement in a dogfighting ring.
August 16, 2012 |
Bobby Brown has checked himself into rehab, his rep said Thursday, as part of the plea deal that made his March DUI arrest go away. The R&B singer, 43, checked into a "confidential rehabilitation center” last week, Brown's spokesman said in an email to the Associated Press on Thursday. The plea agreement required 90 days of alcohol treatment, his rep said. "Mr. Brown takes his agreement very seriously and admitted himself three weeks after concluding his honeymoon in Mexico during a break from the New Edition tour," spokesman Christopher Brown told CNN , adding that the singer was "doing well.
April 30, 2012 |
Who got Whitney Houston started using drugs? Bobby Brown says it wasn't him, thank you very much. Houston's drug use started "way before" he entered the picture, he told Matt Lauer in an interview that will air this week on the “ Today ” show. "I didn't get high [on narcotics] before I met Whitney," Brown said. "I smoked weed, I drank the beer, but no, I wasn't the one that got Whitney on drugs at all. " He said that watching the reality show they did together in 2005, “Being Bobby Brown,” was enlightening.
April 26, 2012 |
For Bobby Brown, a plea deal entered Wednesday in Van Nuys means that his recent DUI case is, for the most part, one for the books. Through his attorney, who appeared in L.A. Superior Court on his behalf, the singer pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence, L.A. Now reported. He'd found himself in trouble after a midday arrest in the San Fernando Valley on March 26. In addition to three years' informal probation, he was hit with a one-day jail sentence.
March 8, 2012 |
Whitney Houston's will and estate leave no room for confusion. Everything goes to a single heir: Bobbi Kristina Brown, 19, the late singer's one and only child. And ex-husband Bobby Brown gets nothing. That's what attorney Kenny Meisalas, who represents Houston, told the Associated Press this week. Unlike other celebrity estates that may be subject to disputes and dueling survivors trying to get their hands on the riches, Houston's estate was apparently well-managed and organized.
February 13, 2012 |
Three years after he was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend, singer Rihanna, after a pre-Grammys party, Chris Brown has apparently been released from official pop-star probation. Last night the singer received his first Grammy Award, when his album "F.A.M.E. "was named best R&B album. The singer was also given not one but two coveted performance spots on the telecast. He danced acrobatically around a towering stage of boxes while lip-syncing his songs "Turn Up the Music" and "Beautiful People.
February 12, 2012 |
Outside the Whitney E. Houston Academy of Creative and Performing Arts, the flag flew at half-staff in the icy wind as Principal Henry W. Hamilton remembered the gangly 15-year-old who lived up the road, and who excitedly showed off her modeling portfolio to him one afternoon in 1978. Back then, before the red brick school had been renamed for the future pop queen, Hamilton didn't expect Whitney Houston to become a star. Houston died Saturday of undetermined causes. "She was in the choir and the chorus.
January 28, 2010 |
Bobby Brown could hear his mother in the background when he called to tell his family the news. "Oh my God!" Regina Brown said excitedly. "My baby's coming home!" Nearly three years after leaving Los Angeles to embark on a professional basketball career that has made stops in Berlin and three NBA cities, the point guard is returning to Southern California with the Clippers. The former Westchester High and Cal State Fullerton standout hopes he's home for good. "My dad's happy, my girlfriend," Brown said today, a day after the Clippers acquired him from the New Orleans Hornets for a conditional draft choice.
January 27, 2010 |
What can Brown do for you? The Clippers could find out as soon as tonight after acquiring point guard Bobby Brown on Tuesday from the New Orleans Hornets for a conditional second-round draft pick, a move they hope will bolster their depleted backcourt. The Clippers pounced on the opportunity to add the former Westchester High and Cal State Fullerton player after recent injuries to guards Sebastian Telfair and Eric Gordon forced them to sign JamesOn Curry from the Development League.