During an interview with Dr. Phil, Gordon has an on-air breakdown, admits to drug use, and says he cannot cope with Houston’s death and the possible loss of long-time girlfriend, Brown. Gordon’s mother:
As we sit here right now, my son’s life hangs in the balance. When Whitney was found, he administered CPR to her and called me as he was standing in front of her saying, ‘Mom, why couldn’t I do it? I couldn’t get air into her lungs. He won’t let go of the guilt.