Lifetime’s Whitney Houston biopic has found its Robyn Crawford.
Yolonda Ross, best known for her role in “Go for Sisters,” will play the singer’s longtime friend and rumored lover, according to The Wrap.
The network’s official description of Robyn is as “the loyal friend and confidante to Whitney who helped manage her business affairs.”
The two met at age 16 during a summer job in East Orange, N.J. and soon began an alleged romantic relationship. Crawford later became Houston’s personal assistant. According to reports, Whitney had to break up with Crawford to marry fellow R&B musician Bobby Brown in 1992.
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