Bobby Brown 'Pleased' as Nick Gordon Is Ordered to Pay $36 Million in Bobbi Kristina's Wrongful Death Case
“I am pleased with the outcome of today’s court proceedings. I do know that Mr. Gordon will be unable to slander my daughter’s name in the future or obtain any benefits from the use of Krissy’s name,” the New Edition singer said in a statement posted on Instagram and Twitter Thursday.
“Finally, I do need for the District Attorney’s Office to step up and begin the criminal prosecution of Mr. Gordon. The delay in that matter is of great concern to me and my family. We need for District Attorney Howard to act now,” Brown, 47, concluded.
As part of the settlement, a judge ordered Gordon to pay $36 million to his former girlfriend’s estate. At Thursday’s court proceedings, Brown took the stand to talk about his 22-year-old daughter who died in July 2015, nearly six months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub at her Roswell, Georgia, home on Jan. 31.
“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,” Brown said. “I know she had the talent to be successful.”
In the statement, Bobby’s lawyer, Christopher Brown, also wrote: “We have said all along that Nick Gordon was responsible for the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown and the harm of losing of a child is immeasurable.”