Skip to comments.Mel Gibson's wife files for divorce in LA
Posted on 04/13/2009 10:13:29 AM PDT by Pyro7480
LOS ANGELES Court records show Mel Gibson's wife has filed for divorce after 28 years of marriage.
Robyn Gibson filed the petition in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences.
The petition doesn't give any details about the split. Robyn Gibson is seeking jewelry and some other property, and has suggested joint custody for their 9-year-old son.
The records show the couple were married in June 1980.
They issued a joint statement Monday, saying they have "always strived to maintain the privacy and integrity of our family and will continue to do so."
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No kidding they will have to split approx. 600 million dollars
Well, it says in the report that all she’s seeking is jewelry and some property.
Divorce is painful enough for all concerned and need not become grist for the chattering class (especially those in Hollywierd who love to hate Gibson.)
Oh NO!!!! This has got to be one of the biggest oversights of the Obama administration to date. I can't believe they don't have a "Divorce Tax" in place yet.
Yeah sure California is a 50 50 state
I blame the JOOS!
I wonder if recent events have made him more reactionary and she wasn’t on board with it. Its hard to tell since his community is so secretive and extremely exclusive, but I think it would be obvious to state that this would be Earth shattering for his community, if not even undermining his authority and standing.
It would be funny if Mel's wife hires a Jewish defense attorney and even better yet if the judge that hears the divorce case in also Jewish.
Just to remind people what Mel said during his DUI arrest:
"F*****g Jews... The Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world.
I know!! At lease he didn’t call them “F***KING JEW BASTARDS”, and “All YOU PEOPLE THINK ABOUT IS MONEY” like Hillary did!!
As far as I know, those exact words were not spoken by Gibson.
However, both their statements have proven that both Clinton and Gibson are both anti-Semitic scum.
Too bad for all involved. Divide the money/property by two, shake hands and walk away. Shouldn’t take more than a day. Why people with more money than most countries fight to hold on to *all* of it is totally beyond me.
Gibson did such an outstanding job with Passion of the Christ, that many wrote to him asking him to produce films about other religious figures like St. Francis of Assisi. There is a great hunger in this nation for a return to morality in the cinema and Gibson must have recognized this in the accolades he received from the various christian denominations.
sadly, the Passion of Christ was just a money maker for him......it sure didn’t convert him.
Prayers for their family.
I think it’s his boozing that’s the problem.
Cheap shot. How the hell do you anything about what were his motivations in making that movie.
He who is without sin
oh, please......the man is not living a Christian life...not when he is fooling around with a young thing....while married. sad, but true.
Well, everyone knows born-agains are without sin. It's the rest of us who need to be straightened out.
Cast away, there.
Well, everyone knows born-agains are without sin. It's the rest of us who need to be straightened out.
Cast away, there.
How can you make statements like this? Do you know the man? Do you know his wife? Unless you do, you have no business in making statements like this and then labeling them "TRUTH"
Label it for what it is "Your Opinion"....Nothing more!
Look, FRiend, I don't mean to jump on you but the speed in which people are jumping on this guy just enrages me because it is IGNORANT!
For the record, I do know how a Christian man should behave......I am saying behavior like that does not indicate the man has become a Christian.....just because he made an excellent movie, it did not change his life. Argue all you want, but it is what it is. And I do know people who had life changing religious experiences.....they do not commit adultery. If you want to berate me for my observations and comments flame away.
Second, a man can be a Christian and still sin. Sin is what makes us human. Redemption is what makes us Christians.
It may make you feel superior to condemn a fallen man, but it reflects very poorly on you Christian duty to love your neighbor as yourself.
This is painful for all in that family. I am not a perfect person, Lord knows. I will refrain from comment, but put them all in my prayers.
Guilty as charged. I assumed you were serious because you were making serious assumptions about Mel Gibson's behavior and his Witness as a Christian. And you based your condemnation of the man on these assumptions. However, if you were not really serious than I apologize for not seeing the un-seriousness in your comments.
Next time you want to throw condemnations at a man you only know through the filter of the lying media remember this thread. As much as you may wish it to be otherwise, life is a complicated, messy affair. And we all face are own demons. And I suspect that Mr. Gibson is facing his as best he can. It's why we needed the Savior in the first place. Is it not?
having a serious, or otherwise, discussion on adultery and a true conversion? these are the things of life....while Mel made an awesome movie on the life of Jesus Christ, he failed to change his behavior (yes, this is assuming the allegations to be true).....yet I never condemned him to hell, that is the perogative of Jesus Himself......I can merely observe the behaviors that are contrary to eternal life....we can all learn or not from them....forgiveness is expected of Christians as well...so lets all forgive and forget.
and if we waited for the “truth” to magically appear on an FR thread we might wait a long time......we can only comment on the news as it is presented to be.
as any good Christian, and FReeper, I wish Mel finds his Savior and earns eternal life.....as I do all of mankind.
ah, you are a wise woman! pray for me as well will you?
Let us then end this discussion on that positive note...may he find his way back to the Truth and Light. And prayers for his wife as well.
While I pray for them, for the healing power of Christ in their lives, I cannot help feeling a tiny little sinful quirk that says, “MEL IS SINGLE AGAIN!!!!!”
Mel Gibson was hounded and hated by the Holywood Establishment because of “The Passion of the Christ.” Apparently, you approve.
However, I do have a problem with people who drive drunk and who say "F*****g Jews... The Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world.
And apparently you approve of both actions.
“And apparently you approve of both actions.”
So, although he was very drunk, and his judgment was so impaired by the drink that he was doing something so foolish as driving drunk, you insist that these remarks must indicate his true feelings with accuracy?
Is that fair? Couldn’t it be at least possible that when sober he was ashamed of what he had said, and that upon sober reflection he doesn’t believe it at all?
You are funny tioga, you judge Mel Gibson and then accuse mick of being judgemental because he calls you on it. This is the very tactic that liberals use to try to win arguments, accuse the other person of what they are doing. Mick merely pointed out that to smear Gibson when you in fact have no personal knowledge of what he does is wrong, and it is. It certainly isn't Christian, not according to Christs teachings at any rate. Have a nice day.
Um, he blew a .12 BAC.
.12 is drunk, but its "You know Bob, I always thought your wife was hot." drunk, not foaming at the mouth bat&$%* crazy ranting drunk. Not even close. I like Mel and really think that this was a very regretable incident that I'm sure he sincerely regrets. Assume an undiagnosed psychotic disorder if you need an excuse, but lets not pretend that he was more drunk than he was.
I feel very sorry for them and their family but I’m especially sorry for the wife. She’s been through a lot during their years together, his drinking was a problem before that he was open about. They seemed to be rock strong in their marriage and working things out together but sometimes you can only take so much and she must have just reached the end of her rope. I wonder if the recent pics were the last straw for her.
Yes, Mel was very drunk and he drove.
That action on his part was illegal and put innocent people’s lives at risk.
That action, makes Mel a criminal.
And when Mel was drunk, he said that all the wars in the world are the fault of the Jewish People.
Now, while I cannot crawl into Mel’s head, I do know that alcohol does not make one become a person with different world views. Rather, alcohol simply helps people lose their inhibitions.
Thus, simply because Sober Mel does not publicly say that the Jews cause all the wars, does not mean that he does not think that. Instead, when he gets a few drinks in him, he spouts his anti-Semitic Vile.
And those together make Mel a Criminal and an anti-Semitic pig.
and here you are judging me.....about judging the behavior of adultery......yikes! pot meet kettle....all the self-rightiousness involved here...indeed, FR is an education in life.
quit taking yourself so seriously, I don’t.
I'm really sorry I got into this with tioga. She makes her dogmatic statements to impugn another human being without any real knowledge of the situation and when she is called on it she hurls insults like a school girl. To the effect that you are silly to engage in a logical argument. What kind of a retort is " quit taking yourself so seriously"??
However, I blame myself. Some people here are only here to bait and switch. Shoulda known better the minute I read her first post. Memo to self; best to ignore her.
YOU keep posting to me, perhaps the news displeases you and you wish to blame me? I have no idea, but dang, you keep posting to me so I keep responding.
NOTE to YOU, please, do ignore me.
“Now, while I cannot crawl into Mels head, I do know that alcohol does not make one become a person with different world views. Rather, alcohol simply helps people lose their inhibitions.”
I suspect that you have no history of prolonged, heavy alcohol use. Alcohol use very well can make a person malicious in a way that is not natural to him.
“Thus, simply because Sober Mel does not publicly say that the Jews cause all the wars, does not mean that he does not think that. Instead, when he gets a few drinks in him, he spouts his anti-Semitic Vile.”
Sorry, but the evidence doesn’t prove your point. You could be right, but then again, you could be wrong.
“.12 is drunk, but its “You know Bob, I always thought your wife was hot.” drunk, not foaming at the mouth bat&$%* crazy ranting drunk.”
You can’t always tell. If my wife had .12, she’d be unconscious. OTOH, I was in on an early study of drinking and driving back in the early 70s, and all the young men actually drove better at .10.
There’s simply no way to tell how impaired he was at the time, even without considering inaccuracies in measurement or asking how many days he had been drunk.
I think most of us have a pretty good idea of the ideal. And if we're honest, I think we'd all say we fall short of that ideal. Daily. Maybe even hourly.
I am saying behavior like that does not indicate the man has become a Christian.....just because he made an excellent movie, it did not change his life.
No, I think you mean that he's not yet become a saint. IOW, his virtue is not yet heroic. "Christians" come in all shapes and flavors but all are a work in progress. All who strive to follow Christ can be called "Christian" even when they fall into sin, however seriously.
Remember the pain of St. Paul when he laments that he does "not the good which I intend but the evil which I do not intend" and he then goes on to make his famous statement; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak". This applies to all of us. Some people most certainly do have life changing experiences and through the grace of God are able to leave behind their demons. Others struggle for years and repeatedly fall only to rise and struggle again. Everyone is different.
Who knows where Mel is on his journey? He may well have committed adultery, just as Mary Magdalen did. The real test of whether he is Christian is not the fall but the response to it. Is he truly remorseful for whatever sin he has committed and does he truly want to "go and sin no more" in the words of Jesus. These are things to which we are not privy.
I agree that giving scandal does serious damage to the Christian mission. Those who profess to follow Christ ought to live so as to be beyond the reproach of unbelievers and not cause them to turn away from the Gospel message, so in that respect I agree with you. However, as long as we draw breath, the struggle against sin will go on.
Amen to that. On my way to mass now, I will remember to pray for fallen Christians, including myself.
I drank copious amounts of alcohol in my day and may have done and said some stupid things. However, under no circumstances under the influence of alcohol would I say that the "The Jews are responsible for all the world's wars."
So, I stand by the fact that Mel is a criminal and by the evidence of Mel's public statement that indicate that he is in fact an anti-Semite.
“And those together make Mel a Criminal and an anti-Semitic pig.”
Well, I guess I can’t persuade you to consider any alternative to that hard-line position.
Actually, it was Gibson who took a hard-line position when he publicly stated that the Jews cause all the wars.
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