Angela Bassett said she was never going to cast Bobbi Kristina for the lead in Lifetime’s Whitney Houston biopic!
Bobbi publicly stated that she’d be the only logical choice to play her mother in any movie about the music legend’s life. Angela, who is directing the movie, disagrees because she flat-out doesn’t believe that Bobbi has the skills to pull off such a lofty role.
“I did not think about casting her; and probably for a number of reasons,” she told Entertainment Weekly recently. “One being that she’s not an actress. I know she’s acted here and there. I know she’s been on their family’s reality show, but she’s not an actress and acting is a craft.”
That’s not a knock to whatever acting Bobbi has done in the past, but Angela wanted someone that could appropriately convey the tone of any given scene in the film. “It’s an attempt…
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