Bobbi Kristina, Nick Gordon

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Nick Gordon has filed a response to the lawsuit concerning Bobbi Kristina Brown that accuses him of contributing to her "wrongful death."

Last month, Bobbi Kristina's estate administrator, Bedelia Hargrove—who was appointed a conservator while Bobbi Kristina was still alive—filed an amended complaint against Gordon, alleging wrongful death along with the previous accusations that he had physically abused his girlfriend and stole nearly $11,000 from her bank accounts during her hospitalization.

The documents obtained by E! News say Gordon began fighting with his live-in girlfriend on Jan. 31 (the day she was found face down in a bathtub), accusing her of cheating before giving her a "toxic cocktail rendering her unconscious." The estate cites "information and belief" that Gordon then "put her face down in a tub of cold water causing her to suffer brain damage."

Bobbi Kristina Brown, Nick Gordon


However, Gordon's attorney filed a response on Tuesday obtained by E! News, denying the most serious allegations put forth in the civil complaint.

First and foremost, Gordon denies that he "perpetrated the fraud that he had married Bobbi Kristina" and used that "to control" her and "benefit from her wealth."

The response notes: "Defendant admits he had several types of relationships with Ms. Brown and that Ms. Brown considered themselves married and held themselves out as such although they did not legally get married before her passing."

Bobbi Kristina Brown

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Gordon also denies ever physically abusing Bobbi Kristina, calling the accusations "scandalous" and "improper."

However, Gordon does admit to going out and partying the night before Bobbi Kristina was found facedown in a bathtub, revealing he did review video footage and then get into an argument with her before changing his clothes. Nevertheless, he denies the wrongful death accusations, saying he did not give his late girlfriend a "toxic cocktail" and then put her facedown in the tub of cold water.

Upon finding her in that state, Gordon maintains that he tried to give her CPR. The documents state, "Defendant admits that he tried to 'wake up' Ms. Brown and attempted to get her to react and that he performed CPR on her, and Defendant further admits that others unsuccessfully attempted to resuscitate Ms. Brown."

Per official accounts, Bobbi Kristina was found face down and unresponsive in a bath tub on Jan. 31 in the Atlanta-area home she shared with Gordon. She remained unresponsive and in a coma for six months until she died on July 26.

Gordon's attorneys previously called the lawsuit "slanderous and meritless." They note, "Nick has been heartbroken and destroyed over the loss of his love and it's shameful that such baseless allegations have been presented publicly...Nick intends to expose it for what it is: a fictitious assault against the person who loved Krissy most."

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