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16 Crazy Hollywood Custody Fights

From drunk cheeseburger-eating to bizarre affairs, accusations

(Newser) - There's nothing like a celebrity custody dispute to make Thanksgiving morning interesting in Hollywood. Radar rounds up 16 of the nastiest:
  • Who can forget the time David Hasselhoff was filmed, drunk, eating a cheeseburger off his floor, causing him to temporarily lose custody of his daughters? During his custody

Did Mel Snag Another Young Musician?

Gibson spotted with Nadia Lanfranconi

(Newser) - Mel Gibson has been spotted around Hollywood with a young, attractive aspiring musician who's not from around here—no, not Oksana Grigorieva . New galpal Nadia Lanfranconi does resemble Oksana, though, the New York Post notes, but she's from Italy, not Russia. Gibson denies the two are romantically involved,...

Mel Gibson Loses Half His $850M Fortune

...to his ex, as part of divorce

(Newser) - In what's believed to be the largest Hollywood divorce settlement in history, Mel Gibson is having to cough up $425 million—half of his estimated fortune—to ex-wife Robyn Denise Moore. The two, married 31 years and parents to seven children, didn't have a prenuptial agreement, so Moore...

Oksana Loses a Fortune in Mel Gibson Settlement

She gets $750K, after walking away from $15M

(Newser) - The soap opera that was the Mel Gibson-Oksana Grigorieva court fight is finally over, and Gibson will have to shell out a $750,000 settlement to his ex-girlfriend to go toward the care of their 2-year-old daughter, reports the New York Post . He also must continue to pay for Grigorieva'...

For Mel Gibson, Best New Movie Promotion for 'The Beaver' May Be Silence
 Gibson on Beaver: 'I Faked It' 

Gibson on Beaver: 'I Faked It'

Star comes out of shell a bit at Cannes, but Foster does most talking

(Newser) - A hand puppet has been doing most of the public speaking for Mel Gibson since the release of The Beaver, but the AP notes that the star emerged slightly during the movie's Cannes premiere yesterday. Gibson turned up on the red carpet—after skipping an earlier news conference—and...

Oksana Drops Charges Against Mel Gibson

Her lawyer makes surprise move in court today

(Newser) - We apparently listened to all those Mel Gibson tapes for no good reason: Ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva dropped domestic violence charges against Gibson today, reports TMZ , which says both the judge and Gibson's attorney were "visibly shocked" at the move. An order of protection keeping Gibson away from her...

Mel Gibson Strikes Plea Deal, Won't Go to Jail

He'll admit to simple battery against Oksana Grigorieva

(Newser) - Mel Gibson will plead no contest to simple battery against Oksana Grigorieva as part of a plea deal that will keep him out of jail, TMZ reports. The deal averts what would otherwise have been a sensationalistic domestic-abuse trial over the alleged assault on Jan. 6, with the testimony of...

Mel Got Aroused by Beating Me: Oksana

Apparently the reports of insanity aren't over yet

(Newser) - It’s been a while since we’ve heard a new claim of Mel Gibson’s disturbing behavior from Oksana Grigorieva, so here's the latest: Sources say that while under oath, during a deposition in their custody battle Tuesday, Grigorieva said Gibson had trouble in the bedroom but managed to...

Mel's Gibson's Beaver Fallout Begins

Puppet in altered YouTube trailers screams in his own Oksana rants

(Newser) - Mel Gibson seemed to be begging for it, and now it's come: his Beaver fallout begins. The actor's bid to resurrect his career playing a depressed dad who cures himself by talking to his beaver hand puppet has taken a hilarious turn on YouTube. Altered trailers for Gibson's new...

Mel Tries to Salvage Career With Beaver Puppet

'Crazy' film may be an odd choice just now

(Newser) - Mel Gibson hopes to shore up his fading career with his latest role as a depressed dad who cures himself by talking to a beaver puppet that lives on his own hand. Sounds pretty pathetic, but word is that the movie—directed by Gibson friend and fellow actor Jodie Foster—...

Oksana: Mel 'Hit Me, Choked Me'

 Mel 'Hit Me, 
 Choked Me' 
larry king interview

Oksana: Mel 'Hit Me, Choked Me'

She recounts alleged abuse at his hands

(Newser) - Oksana Grigorieva recounted to Larry King last night how Mel Gibson "hit me, and choked me in front of my son, and brandished a gun at me." Grigorieva and King listened to one of the infamous taped conversations between Gibson and his babymama, and Grigorieva told King that...

Oksana Grigorieva: Mel Gibson Cheated On Me With Four Other Women
 Oksana: Mel Cheated 4 Times 

Oksana: Mel Cheated 4 Times

And she wants to know if he got violent with those other women

(Newser) - According to Oksana Grigorieva, Mel Gibson didn’t just beat her—he may have cheated on her, too. Her attorney tells TMZ they believe Gibson had affairs with at least four women, and they’re currently trying to track these ladies down. Grigorieva wants to know if Gibson ever got...

Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren, Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller (and Denise Richards!): 20 Unhealthiest Celebrity Couples
 20 Unhealthiest Celeb Couples 
guess who's no. 1?

20 Unhealthiest Celeb Couples

Tiger Woods' top placement not at all shocking

(Newser) - Thanks to David Arquette’s neverending oversharing , his troubled union with Courteney Cox seems pretty bad—until you compare it to, say, the troubled union of Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller. Calculating data from the past 10 years, the Daily Beast considered number of breakups, rumored affairs, restraining orders, lawsuits,...

Oksana Grigorieva Talks Mel Gibson in 'People' Interview: 'I Thought He Would Kill Me'
 Oksana: I Thought 
 Mel Would Kill Me 
'people' interview

Oksana: I Thought Mel Would Kill Me

Grigorieva opens up in first interview since it all hit the fan

(Newser) - The Mel Gibson-Oksana Grigorieva circus gets a bit of credibility as Grigorieva gives her first interview—to that classiest of celebrity weeklies, People . “I thought he would kill me,” Grigorieva says of the infamous fight during which Gibson allegedly hit her. She also claims he once brandished a...

It's Not the First Time Oksana's Claimed Abuse

Sources say Grigorieva also accused Timothy Dalton

(Newser) - The Mel Gibson-Oksana Grigorieva drama drags on—and now sources are coming forward (anonymously, of course) to claim that this isn’t the first time Grigorieva has accused a babydaddy of abuse. “Multiple sources” tell TMZ she previously complained to Gibson and her lawyers that Timothy Dalton, the father...

Jodie Foster: 'I Will Love Mel for the Rest of My Life'

Longtime friend is still on Gibson's side

(Newser) - Everybody hates Mel Gibson … except Jodie Foster . The actress talked to More magazine about her friend Mel before he got himself embroiled in this Oksana Grigorieva drama, recalling that “the second I met him,” while filming Maverick together in 1994, “I said, 'I will love this...

Baby Needs $40K a Month: Oksana

Grigorieva asks judge to raise child support—a lot

(Newser) - Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva must have one spoiled child. Grigorieva wants more child support from her babydaddy—eight times more, to be exact. Gibson is currently paying $5,000 a month and Grigorieva asked a judge to make that sum $40,000, TMZ reports. It's worth noting that Gibson...

Mel Gibson Spends $600K a Month on Himself

Star fights to cap child support at $6K

(Newser) - Mel Gibson spends $600,000 on living expenses each month, his lawyers told the court handling his custody battle. Gibson is attempting to limit the child support he has to pay ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva for their daughter to $6,000 a month—1% of his own expenses—and has submitted...

Mel's Ranting Triggered at ... a Placenta Ceremony?
Mel's Ranting Triggered at
... a Placenta Ceremony?

Mel's Ranting Triggered at ... a Placenta Ceremony?

Plus, gossip site releases details of nasty phone calls

(Newser) - Just hours before going off on that taped rant that's emblazoned in our minds, Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva had been enjoying a peaceful ceremony together…planting their daughter’s placenta. It’s an Australian tradition, TMZ reports , and all was well until Grigorieva smiled at the gardener, causing Gibson...

Ranting Mel Was Totally Sober
 Ranting Mel Was Totally Sober 
plus: the latest tape

Ranting Mel Was Totally Sober

Even so, the not-drunk tapes keep trickling out

(Newser) - At this point, it’s probably difficult for anything about Mel Gibson to shock you, but this might: He was not drunk in the taped rant currently being excruciatingly dribbled out by Radar . Sources tell TMZ Gibson has been sober since his DUI arrest four years ago, and Oksana Grigorieva...

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