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Judge Determines Fate Of Mel Gibson's 5-Year-Old Daughter

6/13/2015 9:40am EDT
Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson and his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva headed to family court on Friday to determine custody arrangements for their daughter Lucia, 5.

Gibson currently has physical custody of his daughter more than 50 percent of the time, according to TMZ.com. He went to court to get permission to take Lucia to Australia for while he shoots a film. The judge tranted his request to take his daughter there for one month.

The judge also allowed Gibson to keep Lucia in Los Angeles for an additional two weeks before he goes overseas.

The former couple were also trying to determine which kinderg...

Mel Gibson's Ex Oksana Grigorieva Breaks Confidentiality Agreement, Loses Hundreds Of Thousands

2/21/2014 6:03pm EST
Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva
Mel Gibson's ex Oksana Grigorieva may have just made a $375,000 mistake.

Oksana is best known as the woman who was romantically involved with Mel and had his child, and then broke up with him after he hit her. Following a messy legal battle, Oksana was due a $750,000 settlement - but that required her being quiet.

TMZ now reports Oksana's interview with Howard Stern last October broke her confidentiality agreement, and the bankrupt singer may have just cost herself the second half of the settlement.

In the interview, Oksana didn't give too many details of her time with Mel, but she descr...

Mel Gibson's Ex Sues Lawyers Over Settlement Deal

1/18/2013 3:30pm EST
Oksana Grigorieva
Mel Gibson's ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva is suing lawyers she hired during her 2011 custody battle with the actor over allegations they sabotaged her final settlement deal.

The pair split in 2010 and went through a bitter court battle to decide custody rights over their daughter Lucia.
In 2011, a deal was finally agreed, with the warring couple sharing custody of the tot and Gibson handing the Russian singer a one-off payment of $750,000, as well as a house until Lucia turns 18.
However, Grigorieva is unhappy with the way her lawyers conducted the case, and has now filed suit, cl...

12 Abusive Celebrity Relationships

8/20/2012 4:00pm EDT
Chris Brown & Rihanna
Even though her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown beat her up after the 2009 Grammy Awards, Rihanna has confessed she still cares for the hip hop star and that he's the love of her life.

Despite being famous, several celebrities have found themselves mixed up in abusive relationships. Check out our list of some of the worst...

Halle Berry has said an ex-boyfriend once hit her so hard she is still largely deaf in her left ear.

In 1998, Pamela Anderson's husband, Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, was arrested for spousal abuse, child abuse, and unlawful possession of a firearm. Anderson filed fo...

Screenwriter Releases Mel Gibson's Expletive-Filled Rant (Listen Here)

4/19/2012 8:59am EDT
Mel Gibson
Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas has released audio evidence of what he insists is Mel Gibson's vacation tirade in a bid to prove he's not lying about the star's temper.

A recording said to be of Gibson exploding into an expletive-filled rant at his home in Costa Rica was released to website TheWrap.com on Wednesday.

Eszterhas claims it was taped by his 15-year-old son while the screenwriter's family were Gibson's guests.

Last week, Eszterhas appeared on TV and explained he did not know what to do with the taped recording that his terrified son had grabbed during an alleged Gibson rant.


Joe Eszterhas Takes Mel Gibson Feud To The 'Today' Show

4/13/2012 2:27pm EDT
Joe Eszterhas
Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas cut all personal ties with "violent" actor Mel Gibson after his fearful son began sleeping with a knife under his pillow during a joint family trip.

Eszterhas sparked a war of words with the actor/director earlier this week over claims Gibson made a series of anti-Semitic and unsavory remarks during a vacation in Costa Rica - allegations the movie star was quick to deny - and, on Friday, the Flashdance and Basic Instinct screenwriter broke his silence with an appearance on breakfast show Today - and confessed his bitter fight with the Braveheart star began after...

Mel Gibson Completes Anger Management

3/1/2012 7:35pm EST
Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson has completed a course of court-ordered anger management therapy as part of his probation.

The Braveheart star pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor battery charge, relating to an alleged attack on ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva in 2010, and was sentenced to three years' probation, 16 hours of community service and 52 weeks of counseling to curb his infamous temper.

He fulfilled the community service requirements last year and has continued to impress Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephanie Sautner with his efforts by completing additional therapy sessions too.

TMZ.com repor...

Halle Berry Waging Custody War Against Gabriel Aubry

3/1/2012 3:45pm EST
Halle Berry
Halle Berry has fired her longtime legal representative and hired the lawyer who helped Mel Gibson settle his custody battle with Russian singer Oksana Grigorieva.

The actress has been embroiled in a bitter court fight with her ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry, the father of her three-year-old daughter Nahla, since their split in 2010.

Last month, Berry asked a judge for permission to move from Los Angeles to her fiancé Olivier Martinez's native France, amid fears for her and her child's safety following a recent encounter with an alleged stalker who was caught trespassing on her property on ...

Mel Gibson's Ex-Wife To Get $425 Million From Divorce

12/27/2011 8:43am EST
Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson is handing over an estimated $425 million to his ex-wife Robyn as part of their divorce settlement.

The couple separated in 2006 after 28 years of marriage and shortly after his infamous arrest for driving under the influence. Robyn filed for legal separation in April, 2009, citing "irreconcilable differences."

A judge finalized the split in court on Friday - costing the star half of his huge fortune.

Gibson shares seven children with Robyn. He also has a baby daughter with ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva.

Mel Gibson And Oksana Grigorieva's Custody Settlement Postponed

10/17/2011 3:41pm EDT
Oksana Grigorieva
Actor Mel Gibson and his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva have been granted an extension to sort out the terms of their custody settlement.

The former couple has been locked in negotiations over the care of baby daughter Lucia since they split early last year, and they finally reached a deal to equally share custody in August.

The agreement also allowed Grigorieva to keep the house she calls home and walk away with a one-off payment of $750,000, and it was expected to be finalized in court on Tuesday.

However, the two parties have clashed over the wording of the settlement and recently...

Mel Gibson's Lawyer Says He's Not Paying Oksana Grigoreiva's Son

9/28/2011 12:28pm EDT
Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson's lawyer has disputed reports the son of the actor's ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigoreiva is set for a $100,000 windfall to stop him from suing the actor over a heated fight between the former couple in 2009.

The Hollywood star split from Grigorieva, the mother of his daughter Lucia, early last year and she went on to accuse the actor of beating her in a violent domestic dispute.

Her teenage son Alexander Dalton, from her relationship with former James Bond star Timothy Dalton, was reportedly present during the altercation, although he is not thought to have actually witnessed the...

Mel Gibson Settles Custody Battle With Oksana Grigorieva

8/28/2011 10:00am EDT
Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson has finally reached a custody settlement with his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva after almost a year of legal wrangling.

The Braveheart star split from Grigorieva, the mother of his daughter Lucia, early last year and the ex-couple has been locked in a bitter dispute over the child ever since.

However, on Friday, Los Angeles Superior Court officials confirmed the pair has agreed on a custody settlement over the upbringing of their child. The details of the agreement were not released to the public.

They will meet again on Wednesday to discuss the financial implications of the...

International Forgiveness Day: 3 Celebs We Should Forgive & 3 We Shouldn't

8/7/2011 11:00am EDT
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Today is International Forgiveness Day. Here at Starpulse we thought it would be a good time to take a hard look at some of our most scandalous celebrities, and the troubles they’ve gotten into, and see if we can find it in our hearts to forgive them.

But as the Roman philosopher Seneca said, “To forgive all is as inhuman as to forgive none,” so it was impossible to be completely charitable.

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Forgivability Rating: 7/10

No, it’s never all right to cheat on your spouse. It’s a betrayal of love that earns most people a “I’m an untrustworthy person” forehead...

Mel Gibson Not Dating Greek Model Stella Mouzi

6/24/2011 9:24am EDT
Mel Gibson new girlfriend Stella Mouzi
A Greek model has dismissed reports she's dating embattled actor Mel Gibson.

The Braveheart star was rumored to be moving on from his disastrous relationship with Oksana Grigorieva, who he is currently involved in a bitter custody battle with, by romancing Greek beauty Stella Mouzi.

The pair had been photographed enjoying a series of outings together earlier this month, including a trip to Los Angeles' Sky Bar.

But Mouzi has spoken out to deny the accusations, insisting she and Gibson are just friends.

She tells People.com, "I came to the U.S. from Greece a few months ago and was charme...

Mel Gibson To Finish His Community Service In Guatemala

6/8/2011 2:44pm EDT
Mel Gibson
Embattled actor Mel Gibson has jetted to Guatemala to complete his required community service hours.

In March, the actor struck a plea deal with Los Angeles prosecutors in a bid to stay out of jail after he was accused of attacking ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva during a heated argument last year.

Under the terms of the agreement, Gibson was sentenced to three years probation and ordered to undergo 52 weeks of counseling, pay almost $600 in fines and serve 16 hours of community service.

Gibson, who landed in the Central American country on Wednesday, plans on finishing his volunteer ...

'The Beaver' Receives Warm Reception At Cannes

5/17/2011 11:34am EDT
The Beaver
Mel Gibson's U.S. box office flop The Beaver received a more promising reaction from critics at the Cannes Film Festival in France, where it premiered to rapturous applause.

The movie is Gibson's first film role since the breakdown of his relationship with Oksana Grigorieva last year amid allegations of violence, a custody battle over their daughter, and leaked tapes of their arguments.

Jodie Foster, who directed the project, hoped the role of a company boss who deals with his depression by communicating via a glove puppet would reignite film fans' love of the Lethal Weapon star, but th...

Crew Persuaded 'Hangover' Director To Cut Mel Gibson Cameo

5/16/2011 9:06am EDT
The Hangover Part 2
Moviemaker Todd Phillips has spoken out about his decision to cut a Mel Gibson cameo from his "The Hangover" sequel, insisting it just wasn't worth upsetting members of his crew just for two minutes of film.

The director invited the embattled star to shoot a hilarious cameo in the movie, but too many crew members were upset about the idea, following the release of Gibson's rage-filled phone rant aimed at his ex-lover Oksana Grigorieva and her allegations he attacked her.

Movie star Zach Galifianakis was singled out as the cast member who was opposed to Gibson's involvement in the comedy s...

Oksana Grigorieva Drops Violence Claim In Custody Battle

5/4/2011 3:44pm EDT
Oksana Grigorieva
Mel Gibson's ex-girlfriend has dropped her allegations of domestic violence against the actor in a bid to settle their bitter custody battle once and for all.

The Braveheart star split from Oksana Grigorieva, the mother of his daughter Lucia, early last year and she went on to accuse him of beating her in a violent domestic dispute.

The Russian singer has been fighting to alter their custody arrangements based on the battery claim ever since and the case returned to a Los Angeles court on Wednesday .

However, a lawyer for Gibson was left stunned when Grigorieva's lawyer Dan Horowitz a...

Mel Gibson Thanks Whoopi Goldberg For Her Support

4/22/2011 7:52am EDT
Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson has publicly thanked his friend Whoopi Goldberg for defending him when tape recordings of his arguments with ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva were leaked online, insisting he "loves" her for the support.

The Braveheart star hit headlines last year when he split from Grigorieva and she subsequently accused him of attacking her during a heated argument last January, while tapes of their bitter arguments later emerged online.

Following the release of the tapes, Goldberg stood by Gibson, insisting the public would be shocked if they heard some of her angry phone calls, too, saying...

Mel Gibson Is A Grandfather Again

3/14/2011 3:18pm EDT
Mel Gibson
Actor Mel Gibson became a grandfather for the third time on Saturday, just one day after pleading no contest to misdemeanor battery charges.

Gibson's daughter, Hannah, and her husband, blues singer Kenny Wayne Shepherd, welcomed a baby boy over the weekend, reports TMZ.com. The couple already has two children.

The good news follows Gibson's court appearance on Friday, when the actor/director was sentenced to three years probation and ordered to undergo a year of counseling after pleading no contest to a charge of simple misdemeanor battery.

The embattled star's latest legal woe stems ...

Oksana Grigorieva To File Civil Suit Against Mel Gibson

3/12/2011 2:50pm EST
Oksana Grigorieva
Mel Gibson's ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva still plans to sue the embattled actor despite him striking a plea deal over a charge of misdemeanor battery, according to her lawyer.

The Russian singer accused the Lethal Weapon star of attacking her during a bust-up in January 2010 and the pair have been fighting through the courts for custody of their daughter Lucia after splitting last year.

Gibson struck a plea deal with Los Angeles prosecutors to keep him out of jail and on Friday was handed three years probation and ordered by a judge to undergo counseling. He also has to carry out 16...

Mel Gibson Gets Probation, Must Undergo Counseling

3/11/2011 9:15pm EST
Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson has been sentenced to three years probation and ordered to undergo a year of counseling after pleading no contest to a charge of simple misdemeanour battery.

The embattled star's latest legal woe stems from accusations filed against him by his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva, who alleged Gibson attacked her during a heated argument in January 2010. The former couple has been locked in a war of words over custody of their baby daughter Lucia since their split last year.

The actor had initially faced a spell behind bars for a charge of corporal injury on a spouse, but struck a pl...

Mel Gibson Heading To Guatemala For Charity Mission

3/7/2011 9:32pm EST
Mel Gibson
Embattled Hollywood star Mel Gibson is leaving his personal woes behind and flying to Guatemala for a charity trip on Tuesday.

Los Angeles prosecutors are expected to file misdemeanor domestic violence charges against the Braveheart star this week, stemming from allegations made by his ex-girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva, following their bitter split in 2010.

But Gibson is refusing to let his troubled personal life get in the way of his philanthropy and is traveling to Central America to boost a campaign to save the country's rainforest, reports TMZ.com.

The actor has been locked in a bitte...

Co-star: Mel Gibson is 'Incredibly Educating'

3/2/2011 10:07pm EST
Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson's How I Spent My Summer Vacation co-star Scott Cohen has defended his pal amid allegations the movie icon is prone to violent and offensive outbursts, insisting he's the ultimate, calm professional.

Cohen admits he was nervous about working with the Aussie star following his recent bad press - and the leaked ferocious phone calls he reportedly fired off at ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva - but Gibson quickly put him at ease.

He tells BlogTalkRadio.com, "He's quieted down... I found Mel to be really giving and really generous. When I first met him his energy was so intense. What...

Prosecutors To Decide If Mel Gibson Should Face Criminal Charges

2/17/2011 8:31am EST
Mel Gibson
A seven-month extortion investigation connected to leaked phone conversations between Mel Gibson and his ex-girlfriend has concluded, and now Los Angeles prosecutors must decide if either should face criminal charges.

Gibson claimed Russian musician Oksana Grigorieva tried to extort millions from him by threatening to go public with the recorded phone conversations, in which the angry actor/director hurled abusive and foul language at his ex after she announced their romance was over.

Gibson is already accused of domestic violence after a fight between the former couple at his Malibu, Cal...

Mel Gibson's 'Beaver' Release Delayed

2/8/2011 8:25am EST
Mel Gibson
The release of Mel Gibson's new film The Beaver has been postponed by six weeks.

The drama was previously scheduled to open in a limited number of theatres on March 23rd, with a subsequent wider release on April 8th.

However on Monday, Summit Entertainment executives announced plans to push back the release date - the film will now come out in the U.S. on May 6th and expand on May 20th.

It's the latest bump in the road for Gibson's offering, in which he plays a man with depression - the picture was first put on hold when the actor hit the headlines last year amid reports of a domestic...

Oksana Grigorieva's Former Bodyguard Reveals Extortion Plot Against Mel Gibson

1/20/2011 3:12pm EST
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Oksana Grigorieva will struggle to fight allegations she secretly taped phone calls with Mel Gibson with the purpose of extortion - her former bodyguard insists she wanted to "pressure" the star into handing over a financial settlement.

The former couple split last year and is currently locked in a bitter custody battle over baby daughter Lucia.

The break-up turned nasty when Grigorieva accused the actor of domestic violence, and captured him on tape allegedly confessing to striking her. But police have been called in to investigate the Russian singer amid claims she purposely recorded t...

2010 Year In Entertainment Review: October

1/2/2011 3:00pm EST
Katy Perry and Russell Brand
Celebrity break-ups were big news in October with a number of high-profile couples calling time on their relationship. Courteney Cox and David Arquette stunned the world by announcing they were taking a break from their 11-year marriage, and just days later singer Christina Aguilera confirmed her split from husband Jordan Bratman. Ben Harper and Laura Dern also filed for divorce after 10 years together.

But October also saw an influx of celebrity weddings - Katy Perry and Russell Brand sealed their love in a lavish Indian ceremony, and both Paul Weller and David Schwimmer hit the news when...

2010 Year In Entertainment Review: July

1/2/2011 9:00am EST
Mel Gibson
Love was in the air in July as a host of celebrities walked down the aisle - Spanish stars Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem tied the knot in the Bahamas, while Emily Blunt became Mrs. John Krasinski after marrying The Office star in romantic Como, Italy.

A pregnant Alicia Keys said 'I do' to Swizz Beatz, while Orlando Bloom and Australian model Miranda Kerr became husband and wife in a secret ceremony. Wedding bells also rang in Georgia as country sweetheart Carrie Underwood married her hockey hunk, Mike Fisher.

But there was also plenty of heartache in Hollywood - Kelly Osbourne called of...

2010 Year In Entertainment Review: April

1/1/2011 3:00pm EST
Bret Michaels
The eruption of a volcano in Iceland at the end of March meant the following month was dogged by stories of stranded stars as a giant ash cloud swept over northern Europe and closed airports across the continent.

California's Coachella festival was under threat as a number of acts canceled their slots when they were unable to fly out to the U.S.

Several movie premieres were also affected in the chaos - the "Iron Man 2" red carpet event in London was moved to Los Angeles when stars including Robert Downey, Jr. were unable to jet to Britain. Miley Cyrus also scrapped plans to unveil her fil...