As things continue to look grim for Bobbi Kristina Brown, the investigation into exactly what placed her in a medically induced coma five months ago is starting to get very serious. On Sunday, Brown’s boyfriend, Nick Gordon, was served with papers for a lawsuit that’s alleging abuse and theft.
According to New York Daily News, which has video of the incident in question, Gordon was leaving a Starbucks in Longwood, Florida, when he was approached by a process server who shoved a manila envelope into his hands. A bystander asked him what it was, to which he replied he had no idea. He took a seat at a nearby table and started flipping through his phone and seemed to not immediately acknowledge the papers he was just served.
The outlet reports that the civil suit, filed in Fulton County, Georgia, (Atlanta) in June, alleges that Gordon physically abused Bobbi Kristina Brown before authorities found the 22-year-old face-down in a bathtub with unexplainable injuries on Jan. 31. The suit was reportedly filed by a court-appointed conservator named Bedelia Hargrove. Previously, one of Brown’s friends, Alex Reid, publicly claimed that Gordon and Brown fought the day of the incident and that she called him while hiding in a closet from her boyfriend. Reid says Brown told him that Gordon hit her that day.
In addition, the lawsuit allegedly mentions the $11,000 that the Houston family biographer, Ian Halperin, discussed a few weeks ago. According to the complaint, by the end of their relationship, Gordon was so overprotective and possessive of his girlfriend that he had control of her bank accounts. After she was placed in a coma, Gordon reportedly withdrew the money from Brown’s account for reasons yet unknown.
“This is a clear-cut case of negligence, of abuse, of foul play,” Halperin told Entertainment Tonight. “And, right now, Nick Gordon is shaking in his boots. I have spoken today to members of Bobby Brown’s family, and they want justice immediately.”
Halperin’s sentiments were echoed by Bobbi Kristina's aunt Leolah Brown, who recently posted a lengthy message to Facebook calling for justice for the young victim. After she was moved to hospice care in Georgia, her family has been gathering around her bedside reportedly preparing for the end.
You can see the video of Gordon being served the papers at NYDaily News. What do you think of his reaction to the whole situation? Comment your thoughts below.