Bobby’s mother was born Carole Elizabeth Williams. She worked as a substitute teacher and had eight children with Bobby’s father, Herbert James Brown.
Carole Brown Sold Drugs
In The Bobby Brown Story we find out that Carole Brown sold drugs. When Bobby was 10-years-old, his mother was arrested and he was sent to social services.
Carole’s criminal past made it difficult for Bobby to respect her when she tried to protect him and convince him to live a crime-free life. In The Bobby Brown Story we see Carole try to get Bobby not to leave the apartment with his gun but Bobby calls her out for selling drugs when he was younger.
Carole Brown Died In 2011
Bobby has lost numerous family members in the past few years. Carole Brown passed away in 2011. In 2012, Bobby’s father and ex-wife, Whitney Houston passed away. In 2015, Bobby and Whitney’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown died after being in a coma for 6 months.
Carole Brown Is Played By Sandi McCree In The Bobby Brown Story
The pic above shows Bobby Brown and actress Sandi McCree. McCree plays Bobby’s mother in The New Edition Story and The Bobby Brown Story. McCree is best known for her role as Delonda Brice in The Wire. She grew up in Washington, D.C. and started acting when she was 4-years-old.
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