As previously reported, Bobbi is displeased that someone other than herself was casted in the Lifetime movie in development, about her late mother Whitney Houston. When news hit that Yaya Dacosta was casted to play Whitney, BK was quite vocal that she would be a better fit for the role.
During an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Angela Bassett was asked about if she considered Bobbi for the role. Angela, who is making her directorial debut for the made for TV movie, responded:
No, I did not think about that. I did not think about casting her. And probably for a number of reasons,