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Mel Gibson's Ex-Wife

Gets Big Piece of Pie

In Divorce

9/5/2012 2:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0905-tmz-mel-robyn-gibson-gettyMel Gibson's ex-wife Robyn snagged a big chunk of Mel's retirement package ... TMZ has learned.

According to documents filed in the couple's divorce case and obtained by TMZ, Robyn got the following per their agreement:

-- Half of the Screen Actors Guild pension benefits Mel accumulated during the 31 years of their marriage.

-- A big chunk of Mel's Directors Guild of America pension benefits

-- Half of the 401(k) benefits Mel accumulated through their production company -- Icon -- during their marriage.

As TMZ previously reported ... the couple also divided earnings and property ... roughly estimated at $800 million and we're told Robyn got roughly half.


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The Real Victim    


Apparently Robyn

777 days ago


I guess that's payment for 31 years of hearing "smile and blow me".

777 days ago


Riiiiiiiiight! And I'm sure she did just as much to earn those benefits and Mel Gibson did. Seems fair that a person who does something should have to share equally with somebody that did nothing. God bless America! Where "Marriage" is a carrier with retirement benefits.

777 days ago

really! really?    

Good for her. She put her career dreams aside and supported her husband's instead. No one can accuse this woman of being a gold-digger after 31 years of putting up with Manic Mel. If some of you have issues with marriage laws in the U.S., write your Congressmen and STAY SINGLE.

777 days ago

Chi-city momma    

Good for her! I dare ANYONE to say that being a stay at home mom and devoted wife for THIRTY ONE years is "doing nothing". THEY as a married husband and wife built his fortune and now THEY as separate entities are entitled to it.
For anyone who thinks she was just the wife and mother...think about your own mother and what she did for you then say that a mother/woman's job is less important.

777 days ago

furious cupcakes    

I'm so sick of women doing this to men. She should be embarrassed of herself. This is disgusting. He worked his whole life, he didn't force her not to work, there is NO reason and woman should depend on a man you are divorcing to take care of you. Gross.

777 days ago


Good points and well said, she already enjoyed a luxurious life as a result of being with Mel, who as you indicated is famous and rich as a result of his own ambition and efforts and tenacity.
Maybe she should say Thanks, Mel.

777 days ago


Yahoo for her. She deserves every bit of that. They were married 31 years and Seven children . They are still close and care about one another. I am sure he knows he messed up royally.

777 days ago


What's with all the hatred that's being posted here? You people make it sound like Robyn was a gold digger. After 31 years or marriage, 7 kids, managing a movie studio, setting aside her own personal ambitions, being Mels inspiration, putting up with Mel... this woman should be the poster child for someone who deserves at least half (if not more). You people need to stop all your crying... Mel still has $400,000,000.00 left over. He'll have to learn to deal with it.

777 days ago



Good points and well said, she already enjoyed a luxurious life as a result of being with Mel, who as you indicated is famous and rich as a result of his own ambition and efforts and tenacity.
Maybe she should say Thanks, Mel.
13 minutes ago
You didn't actually post this, did you? Go look up Mel's history and his movies"she enjoyed a Luxurious life? REALLY. You are really being stupid, she was with him BEFORE the Luxury, had several children BEFORE he was making big bucks. Why don't you GOOGLE before you post?
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777 days ago


I didn't know his ex was Demi Moore!

777 days ago

a mere mortal    

roughly HALF...
well no ****, sherlock..
Cali is a community property divorce state.

50/50 of all income aquired during the marriage.

Neither had much say in this, in reality.

777 days ago


Davet: She put up with his nonsense for 31 years. Gave him 7 children. Was with him thru the ups and downs, thicks and thins. Cleaned his nasty drawers. Put up with his cheating and whoring around. Got humilated. Probably got verbally abused. She helped him to build his brand. You get to a point where yes, you have earned the money! And I'm saying this as someone who is normally against large alimony and child support amounts!

777 days ago


And this is coming out NOW because.......?????

777 days ago


"A Mere Mortal" has it exactly correct. COMMUNITY PROPERTY.

That goes for retirement, current assets and accumulations, residuals on movies made during the marriage, real property, etc.

In case anyone's forgotten, she was also his partner in Icon Productions.

This is really a non-story.

777 days ago
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