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Bobbi Kristina’s boyfriend found liable for her death, ordered to pay $36 million

Nick Gordon, the former boyfriend of the late Bobbie Kristina Brown has been found liable and ordered to pay $36 million to Bobbi’s estate.
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Following the death of his former girlfriend in 2015, Nick Gordon has been found liable in the wrongful death case.

He has been ordered by a judge to pay $36 million to the reality TV star’s estate, comprised of punitive damages, assault and battery medical damages, pain and suffering and loss of life, factoring in future earning potential.

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According to TMZ, Bobbi’s father, former boy bander Bobby Brown, told the court that she had planned to go into entertainment like himself and Bobbi’s late mother Whitney Houston.

Due to her talent and famous parentage, Bobby believed his daughter to have extremely high show-business prospects.

“She was an entertainer. If you were around her, all you would do was laugh. She told a lot of jokes. She was always the life of the party…and anywhere she went,” Bobby told the courts.

“I know she had the talent to be successful.”

He went on to state that he believed Nick was responsible for Bobbi Kristina’s death.

Nick, who is yet to comment on the ruling, is apparently distraught according to a close source.

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“Nick isn’t in a good place right now. He doesn’t have any money. This is symbolic more than anything, because they’re not going to get anything from him. You can’t get blood from a stone,” one of his family members told People

According to the source, Nick will file for bankruptcy.

“That will probably be his next step, but I don’t think he’s thinking straight right now. He is still in mourning for Krissi. This isn’t going to bring her back, no matter what they think. They need to look into themselves to see what part everybody played in this, not just Nick. Everybody needs a lot of prayer.”

Nick’s former girlfriend Bobbi passed away at the age of 22 in July 2015.

She had spent almost six months in a medically induced coma, after being found unresponsive in a bathtub at her home by Nick on January 31 last year.

Prior to her death, Bobbi had been transferred to a hospice as her condition worsened.

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During this time, her court-appointed conservator filed a lawsuit alleging Nick had physically abused Bobbi Kristina and made unauthorised transfers from his girlfriend’s bank account to his own during the time they lived together.

Tension between Nick and the Houston/Brown family also saw him banned from visiting his girlfriend in hospital.

Bobbi Kristina Brown passes away at 22

Her shocking death was eerily similar to her late mother’s, who was discovered drowned in a bathtub at her Beverly Hilton hotel at the age of 48.

Bobbi Kristina was 18 years old when her mother passed away, and she became the sole heir to her estate.

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