Mel Gibson’s wife files for divorce
Mel Gibson’s wife has filed for divorce from the actor after 28 years of marriage, TMZ has confirmed.
Robyn Gibson cited “irreconcilable differences” in the papers, which she signed last Thursday. According to the entertainment website, there is no prenuptial agreement between the couple.
“Throughout our marriage and separation we have always strived to maintain the privacy and integrity of our family and will continue to do so,” the Gibsons said in a joint statement released through their publicist, Alan Nierob.
They married in June 1980 and have seven children together. Mel Gibson’s net worth has been estimated at upward of $900 million. Under California Laws, community property — which includes earnings — is divided 50/50.
According to a report, the 53-year-old actor/director was recently spotted at his estate home in Costa Rica with a stunning Russian musician named Oksana.
“It was near sunset. The two of them were playing in the surf, ducking into waves,” said an eyewitness. “Then Mel sort of took hold of her and she came willingly into his arms. They put their arms around each other and kissed pretty passionately for about four or five seconds.”
But according to the Gibsons, the reasons for the divorce go beyond any third party.