The Quick Read: Bobbi Brown Is Still Struggling With Losing Bobbi Kristina

Sydney Scott May, 01, 2018

Here’s everything that’s trending today:

Bobbi Brown says he cried during scenes about his late daughter, Bobbi Kristina, during the filming of The Bobby Brown Story. Brown said of his daughter’s death, “You never really get over it…I go through it every day. Just the thought of her and looking at my youngest daughter and my other kids, knowing they’ll never get to know their oldest sister is a struggle. It gets rough sometimes. Of course, I have to go through it because I can’t change it.” (Billboard)

Rick Ross reportedly suffered another seizure in NYC before a show at BB King’s on April 23. His team did not report on his health, but sources say the rapper is “feeling good.” (Page Six)

Jan Adams, the surgeon who performed surgery on Kanye West’s mother, Donda, the day before she died, want to be left out of Kanye’s narrative. Adams responded to West’s plan to put the surgeon’s face on the cover of his upcoming album, asking the rapper to “cease and desist using my photo or any image of me to promote your album or any of your work.” Adams added that maybe West should include the photo of his cousin, referring to the coroner’s report that noted the cousin’s negligence in caring for Donda. (The Blast)

Lupita Nyong’o is in negotiations to play an assassin in John Woo’s The Killer. The film, a remake of Woo’s original, follows an assassin with a code who can no longer abide by his amoral employer’s rules any longer and seeks to leave the life. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Turns out Bow Wow and Nas had plans for a collaboration in 2011. Bow Wow took to Instagram to provide receipts of the planned collaboration, writing, “I wanted this soooo bad. STILL DO. ONE DAY I PRAY ONE DAY).” (Instagram)

Shaquem Griffin, a 22-year-old linebacker, has made history as the first one-handed player in the NFL. Griffin was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks on April 28 and joins his identical twin brother, who was drafted last year. (Vibe)

York Mayor Michael Helfrich says he’s investigating an incident at York Hospital in which a mother was arrested after trying to see her dying son. Cheirha Rankins was arrested after rushing to see her dying son, Nylik Moore after the teen was fatally shot, only to be told that the hospital was on lockdown. Rankins and her family pleaded with hospital employees, unaware that her son had already been pronounced dead. A deputy coroner requested that the family be allowed in, but the request was denied. When asked by Rankin’s fiance what he would do in this situation, one officer said, “My son wouldn’t be in that predicament.” Rankin was arrested and issued a citation. (York Daily Record)

A Bronx mother says her teenage son was stabbed to death while defending his younger brother from bullies. Alijay Morgan was stabbed to death during an encounter with three men on a basketball court, the 16-year-old’s mother, Patricia Gay, says he died defending his 13-year-old in a fight that quickly escalated. (The Root)

Michaela Coel is set to star in BBC and Netflix’s Black Earth Rising alongside John Goodman. The eight-part thriller is about the prosecution of international war crimes and the West’s relationship with contemporary Africa. Coel will play Kate Ashby, a legal investigator who was rescued as a young child from the Rwandan genocide and raised in Britain by a world-class British prosecutor. (Shadow and Act)

Newly surfaced emails show that Tennessee police where more concerned with monitoring anti-racism counter-protestors than the Nazis they were protesting. Cops where supposed to be monitoring The Traditionalist Worker Party, a neo-Nazi group, but an email from the Tennessee Office of Homeland Security intelligence analyst Misty Phillips said, “TWP is typically not the issue but. rather, opposing groups.” Phillips also wrote, “TWP is very good about communicating with the venue in which they plan to attend.” Well, as long as those Nazis are following the rules. (The Root)