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Robyn Gibson Supports Mel in Court

7/15/2010 5:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Mel Gibson's soon-to-be ex-wife, Robyn, has written a sworn declaration on behalf of Mel, saying he has never physically abused her or any of their children in the 28 years they were married ... TMZ has learned.

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We've learned in the declaration, Robyn writes, "Mel never engaged in any physical abuse of any kind toward me before, during or after our marriage."  Robyn also says there was never any domestic violence perpetrated by Mel against any of their children. 

Yesterday, Robyn was spotted out running errands in Malibu.

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We've learned the declaration was filed with the court this morning.  We're told Robyn's declaration will also be submitted to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department when Mel's lawyers present their evidence to deputies next week.
 
In the 1-page declaration, Robyn acknowledges that she is divorcing Mel but says,  "Mel was a wonderful and loving father."

Robyn -- who is widely respected in Hollywood -- could ultimately be very powerful ammo for Mel.


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91.

dd    

Mark it's his child too, what so he gets away with making babies and not supporting them? Think again.

1500 days ago
92.

John    

people are stupid he didn't have to pay her off.. she owns 50% get a clue. She was with him since mad max and everything he made after is half hers.. nothing he can do

1500 days ago
93.

gutsygirl    

WOW #97. Wonder if you'd find him so innocent if that was your daughter he was abusing.

FTR:Wrong buttons are pushed in every relationship. His lack of self-control is the real issue.

1500 days ago
94.

angeleyes    

I have alot of respect for Robyn - I believe she told the truth that Mel was a good father (loves his children) and was never physically abusive to her or them.
Managing a household with 7 children is a large job! Feeding, cleaning, schools, sports, lessons, and Mel had to support this large family and would often be on location shooting films - PLUS this family is Very Religious -
Could there have been verbal abuse? Perhaps - but seems to me Robyn has the strength of character not to allow it in her home - with her children and Mel would have respected that - A good woman can command this in her home -

It is truly unfortunate this Oksana person attached herself to Mel and manipulated him to suit her agenda to the point where every recessive bad trait is now exposed. Whether we choose to admit it or not - any one of us can be driven to such rage using the right stimulus.

1500 days ago
95.

Yes indeed!    

Oxy thought she was doing herself a favour coming out like this in public with rants from Mel.
She has not and people are divided about this issue and she has destroyed her own reputation.

She is calm and collected on those tapes because it was all premeditated that she would oust Mel to get sympathy but she shot her self the foot.

In the end Mel has his fans and his true fans will stand by him.

Many people say mean things when pushed over the edge and Mel just realized Oxen is a gold digger and he is upset about being taken for a ride like this so he is ranting mean things but he is irrational because he is very upset.

Who the hell would not be upset when they lose $5mil to a skank. She has duped the guy and he has other kids to look after. Giving money away because he thought she loved him when in fact she screwed him.

Mel is not really a racist or against women. He has a temper but he loves all his kids and he does not mean what he says on those tapes or against the jews.

He said it at a time of pain and misfortune. Everyone says something mean in their life time. Cut him some slack. Let the man live and accommodate himself with his new life and new baby and let him get over this OG user.


Every man in Hollywood should not be connected with s user.... sad for her!

1500 days ago
96.

FLO    

If Mel was such a wonderful loving man how come they split in 2006 before he met Oksana.

1500 days ago
97.

b    

I am not on Mel's side, but has everyone forgotton that Robyn and Mel were seperated for 3 years before Robyn filed for divorce. They were having problems before Mel ever met Oksana. Once Robyn saw pictures of them together in 2009 she finally filed for divorce. So Mel did not leave his wife for Oksana, in one tape he says "The reason I left my wife was because we had no common spiritual ground." I feel sorry for Oksana and the baby for having to deal with his craziness, and I do pity him for going so far off the edge. I do hope he can get better and they can at least be friends for their daughters sake. I feel so bad for that baby.

1500 days ago
98.

igotfleasfromtmz    

MJ alleged son is joining wrongful death suite , come on tmz get the new ok

1500 days ago
99.

Ann    

I have never commented on this site before, but today I must. I love this woman. I have a lot of respect for her. I would take her word over that of a temporary fling any day of the week. This does not mean that Mel doesn't need help to sort through the damage in his life; it just means Robyn knows his character and who he really is deep inside. What a loving thing she has done.

1500 days ago
100.

Bleh!    

Mel has already shown in other do***ented incidents he can become out of control. Incidents totally unrelated to Oksana. It's not uncommon for a partner or X partner to cover for abuse and anger issues. No doubt she loved/loves him-she bore him 7 children. She may feel he will turn to her once again during this turmoil. Plus, she doesn't want the father of her children painted an out of control abuser, misogynistic bigot. Understandable. But, he's painted himself into this corner and needs to be held accountable. Time to stop covering and enabling this type of tyrannical behavior, regardless of who/what brought it out.

1500 days ago
101.

MoodSwing916    

Give me a break, she isn't saying what some of you want her to say she's protecting her gravy train. She gets half wether he agrees or not. I missed where she claimed knowledge of any other relationship outside of her and her children and some of you are going to call her a liar? Anyway if you noticed it said he never physically abused her nothing about verbal or him being a good husband.

1500 days ago
102.

Voice    

Robyn.....how foolish of you? Did his legal team pressure you? Did they use financial pressure? Did they play on you resentment of a younger woman so lowlife Mel could vilify HER instead?
NO ONE WITH HALF A BRAIN BELIEVES THIS MEL THE LOWLIFE COULD BE ANYTHING BUT A HORRIBLE FATHER! The mere fact that he talks to a woman like this.....AT ALL, whether the recordings were doctored or not, is PROOF HE HATES WOMEN!!!!
DO YOU HATE YOURSELF THAT MUCH ROBYN? Get a backbone.....he threw you aside after years of marriage for a younger woman, HE THREW YOU AWAY. He's a sociopath and misogynist....how can you let him near any daughter....worse yet.....HOW CAN YOU LET HIM INFLUENCE ANY SON? DO YOU WANT YOUR SONS TO GROW UP TO BE LIKE THIS DEGENERATE MONSTER?

1500 days ago
103.

Beth    

Well take that you Russian gold digging skank.

1500 days ago
104.

HARRY NIPPLES    

Unless she witnessed or was a party to any of the events claimed by Oksana, nothing she's written is relevant to the case - nor should any of it have any bearing on the judge's decision. What may be relevant is that Gibson hasn't been faithful to his marriage vows and carries the presumption of dishonesty under oath.

If the judge allows any of it to be admitted into evidence, Oksana has a strong basis for an appeal if she loses. Harvey is an attorney and should know this.

1500 days ago
105.

carole    

is this just 1 BIG TAPE where we get snippets every day?? it sure is getting old!!! by now, we all know Mel Gibson is INSANE POS and who can believe his wife?? she NEEDS his money too. she has an 11 yr. old. Mel should learn to keep IT in HIS PANTS!! and just SHUT UP!! Oksana should MOVE out of CA. and take her 2 BRATS with her!!!

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