Mel Gibson’s baby mama is back on her feet financially after years of dealing with bankruptcy court.
According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Gibson’s ex, Oksana Grigorieva, has had her Chapter 13 bankruptcy closed.
The Russian singer, who shared a daughter with Gibson, originally filed the case in 2014. She listed assets totaling $48,676 but had liabilities in the amount of $438,179.
She had $10 cash on hand, $7,500 in the bank, $8,000 worth of furniture, $5,000 piano, interest in her company Red Piano Music and $2,000 in jewelry.
Grigorieva even listed one of her assets as, “Payments under Confidentiality settlement” aka a deal she reached with Gibson. She had massive credit card debt and owed over a hundred thousand to lawyers.
During the bankruptcy battle, Grigorieva even revealed she had “been diagnosed with PTSD due to domestic violence and the protracted, expensive and difficult paternity battle I had to endure.”
The court documents note that Grigorieva paid a total of $71,866 to creditors via a payment plan. The majority of the remaining debt will be discharged. The dismissal allows Grigorieva to get back on her feet financially after being hit with setbacks for years.
Grigorieva started dating Gibson in 2007. The two share a daughter named Lucia born in 2009. They broke up in 2010, followed by accusations Gibson assaulted Grigorieva.
She would take out a restraining order against the actor and horrific photos of alleged injuries leaked, showing her teeth knocked out.
Gibson would later be charged and plead no contest to simple battery. He was ordered to complete community service and counseling.
The actor was placed on 36 months’ probation and ordered not to use violence against any other person.
At one point, Gibson reached a deal to pay Grigorieva $15 million dollars. She would turn down the deal and eventually settled for only $750,000.
Gibson later accused his baby mama of breaching a confidential provision in the $750k deal. He pointed to an interview she gave to Howard Stern. The actor took her back to court and the court sided with him. They ordered the $750k down to only $250,000.