Nick Gordon hits a new low, after reports surface claiming he was paid to take photos while grieving next to his late girlfriend, Bobbi Kristina’s grave.
Gordon, who is facing a wrongful death lawsuit in Bobbi’s tragic death, was banned from the daughter of Whitney Houston’s funeral by her father, Bobby Brown. Now, a source tells Page Six, that a “grieving” Gordon was compensated in the amount of $40,000 for photos and video of his so-called “secret pilgrimage” to her final resting place.
Rumors however, claim that the funds are going to his “legal defense fund” because Godon is flat broke and needs the money to pay his top legal team, which includes Casey Anthony’s lawyer, Jose Baez.
On Wednesday, images of a teary Gordon visiting the grave of Brown were splashed in a National Enquirer cover story, including snaps of Gordon at New Jersey’s Fairview Cemetery clutching two bouquets of roses, kissing the 22-year-old’s tombstone, taking cellphone photos of it and having what appears to be a breakdown.
Gordon, 25, visited Bobbi Kristina’s grave on Aug. 17 with members of his team, but tipped off paparazzi that had staked out the cemetery for two days to capture the dramatic scene, the source continued.
As previously reported, Gordon was slapped with a $10 million civil lawsuit by Bobbi Kristina’s conservator, which his reps blasted as “slanderous.” The lawsuit claims that Gordon plied Brown with a “toxic cocktail” and “put her face down in a tub of cold water, causing her to suffer brain damage.”
As for Gordon’s big payday, his rep questions the validity of the claim saying: “This is completely fabricated. I would also like to add, Page Six isn’t a trusted source in news.”
An Enquirer rep said, “The National Enquirer, more than any other publication, has been unflinching in our reporting of the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown.”
And just when we thought things couldn’t get worse for Gordon, this new development definitely takes the cake. We truly hope these claims are false; not only do we believe reports like these will hurt Gordon’s defense in the wrongful death lawsuit, capitalizing off the death of a loved one (that you’re accused of murdering) is absolutely despicable.