Prior to entering treatment, Gordon, along with his mother Michelle, opened up to Dr. Phil about his pain and suffering following Bobbi Kristina's hospitalization, appearing distraught as Gordon admitted to substance abuse and broke down over the tragedy.
"I have been drinking. I have been doing Xanax," Gordon told Dr. Phil as his mother rubbed his back on the couch. "Um and that's it. I've been so, like, sober besides that."