LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mel Gibson’s three-decade marriage is officially over.
A judge finalized the actor-director’s divorce on Friday from his wife Robyn, who was married to Gibson during his acting heyday and his more recent public downfall.READ MORE: Tickets On Sale Thursday For Highly-Anticipated Opening Of New Academy Museum
The judgment entered by Superior Court Judge Mark Juhas keeps virtually all details of the pair’s split confidential. Neither Gibson nor his ex-wife, whose name is being restored to Robyn Moore, attended Friday’s proceedings.
It does not indicate an official date for the former couple’s separation. Robyn Moore did not list a date in her April 2009 divorce filing, although Gibson indicated they had been living apart since 2006.
The former couple have seven children together, but only their 12-year-old son is a minor and subject to a custody agreement.READ MORE: Long Beach Shooting Leaves 2 Men Dead
The Gibsons’ divorce has been more dramatically more low-key than Gibson’s custody battle with Russian musician Oksana Grigorieva, who the “Braveheart” star agreed in August to pay $750,000 to settle a bitter dispute and split custody of their young daughter.
Recordings that sounded distinctly like the Oscar winning director engaged in a racist and sexist tirade were leaked during the couple’s dispute. Grigorieva accused Gibson of domestic violence and he pleaded no contest, although admitted no fault, to a misdemeanor battery count earlier in March.
Robyn Moore came to her estranged husband’s defense, filing a brief declaration in the Grigorieva case stating that Gibson had never physically abused her or their children.
Attorneys handling the divorce have worked for months to reach a settlement in the case and records show Robyn Moore signed the final judgment last week. Gibson signed it Wednesday, records show.MORE NEWS: Raging Dixie Fire Levels NorCal Town
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