The mom of NFL star DeAndre Hopkins was blinded in a violent assault in 2002 — however the way in which she heroically fought to remain alive and proceed to lift her household is now the topic of a serious Hollywood film.
Sabrina Greenlee has talked concerning the incident earlier than … she was ambushed by a girl who was the girlfriend of a man Sabrina had solely been courting for three months. Sabrina had no concept the person was in one other relationship.
The attacker threw a harmful combination of Red Devil Lye (drain cleaner) and Clorox bleach at Sabrina’s face, blinding her instantly … and virtually inflicting her to suffocate.
But, she fought like hell to recuperate — all the time fascinated about her four youngsters, together with DeAndre, who was solely 12 years previous on the time of the assault.
After the incident, Sabrina fell right into a deep melancholy and started to abuse alcohol.
But, in some way she managed to battle by means of all of it and have become an energetic and essential mom to her children and a pacesetter locally.
Now, Hollywood has taken discover — BRON Studios has partnered up with Good Fear and Kituufu Films to make “Sabrina.”
Sam Bailey of HBO’s “Brown Girls” is ready to direct the flick … and “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” author Kristen Buckley is engaged on the screenplay.
No phrase on who will play Sabrina on the large display screen … however ya gotta suppose big stars would love this sort of inspiring function.
DeAndre is clearly pleased with his mother — and issued a press release saying, “My mom has always put everyone before herself and sacrificed things unimaginable.”
“Now it’s time for people to see her true value and learn that giving up is not an option.”
Greenlee — who additionally survived a number of abuse relationships earlier than the assault — now helps fellow survivors by means of her non-profit, S.M.O.O.O.T.H., Inc. which stands for Speaking Mentally, Outwardly Opening Opportunities Toward Healing.