Mel Gibson’s Ex-Wife Comes To His Defense

In case you haven’t noticed, Mel Gibson isn’t exactly having the best week. The What Women Want actor’s alleged racist, sexist, and violent tirades have leaked all over the inernet and he is currently locked in a vicious custody battle with his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva. Luckily for Mel, there is one person who is still on his side: His ex-wife Robyn Gibson.

Mel’s former wife of nearly 30 years recently released a statement to the Los Angeles judge overseeing Mel’s custody battle that defended Mel against Oksana’s accusations of abuse:

Mel never engaged in any physical abuse of any kind toward me before, during or after our marriage. Mel was a wonderful and loving father.

Robyn, who has seven children with Mel, filed for divorce from Mel in 2009 although the two had reportedly been separated sinc 2006 after he was pulled over on suspicion of DUI and went off on an anti-Semitic tirade. Robyn is generally well-respected in Hollywood so her statement can hold a lot of weight over Mel’s current custody battle and PR nightmare.

Mel is also currently being investigated on domestic violence charges for allegedly punching Oksana and his then-two-month-old child earlier this year.

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