fb-pixel
Names

Whitney Houston documentary set to premiere

Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown in 2000.
Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown in 2000.(REUTERS/file)

The public will finally get its first glimpse of “Whitney: Can I Be Me,” the sure-to-be-controversial documentary by filmmaker Nick Broomfield, at next month’s Tribeca Film Festival. The movie is said to chronicle Houston’s breathtaking fall from grace: In 2012, at the age of just 48, the most awarded female vocalist of all time was found dead in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton. The British Broomfield is best known for his film “Kurt & Courtney,” about the relationship between Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love. Something tells us Houston’s ex, Roxbury-bred singer Bobby Brown, will not get off easy in “Whitney: Can I Be Me.” Previously, Houston was the subject of a mostly adoring biopic, “Whitney,” directed by actress Angela Bassett, which aired in 2015 on Lifetime.