Mel Gibson's Ex-Wife Defends Him Against Abuse Allegations

The actor's spouse of 28 years says the Oscar winner "never engaged in any physical abuse" during their marriage

While it doesn't seem like Mel Gibson has too many supporters as of late, his soon-to-be ex-wife Robyn is coming to the defense of the actor. According to TMZ.com, the woman married to Gibson for 28 years wrote a sworn declaration on behalf of the actor, saying that he was never abusive to her or their children during their time together.

"Mel never engaged in any physical abuse of any kind toward me before, during or after our marriage," Robyn states in the one-page declaration filed in court on Thursday, adding that he is a "wonderful and loving father" to their seven children.

Robyn filed for divorce last year, but she is certainly painting a very different picture of the man that has been in the news for the past few weeks. While Gibson is currently being investigated for domestic abuse claims made by his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva -- with whom he is in a custody battle over their 8 1/2-month-old daughter, Lucia -- Robyn's statement could be very helpful in Mel's case. It could also support the claims that those disturbing recordings of the Oscar winner threatening Grigorieva were tampered with.

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