Tyrese Gibson is thanking his spouse Samantha Lee Gibson for her help throughout his contentious battle with ex-wife Norma Mitchell Gibson over custody of their 10-year-old daughter, Shayla.
The 38-year-old actor posted a loving message to Samantha on Instagram Saturday, days after The Blast reported that the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services had closed their investigation in Tyrese’s alleged beating of Shalya and wouldn’t be looking for any legal fees in opposition to the actor.
“When your 1st charge get dropped your wife’s mind will finally REST!!!!!” the Fast and the Furious star wrote, captioning a photograph of Samantha Lee mendacity in mattress, sleeping. “Thank you Jesus for sending me a fierce and strong wife who is educated and resilient that was able to stand with me so far though this unexpected storm… We stress so that our wives and kids can rest.”
“When you wake up, I’m sorry Baby. I’m so sorry for posting this,” he added.
Child providers initially launched their investigation into Tyrese after Norma — who was married to Gibson from 2007 to 2009 — accused Gibson of abusing their daughter on Aug. 19, alleging in courtroom paperwork that the actor “pushed our daughter to the bottom, pinned her face down, put his knees on her again, grabbed her arms with one arm and beat her with the opposite.” She additionally alleged in courtroom paperwork that her ex hit Shayla “between 12 and 16 times,” main the kid to allegedly later inform her mom that she couldn’t sit down on account of ache.
In courtroom paperwork obtained by PEOPLE in September, bodily and authorized custody of Shayla was quickly granted to Norma whereas ordering Tyrese to remain 100 yards away from each of them in addition to Norma’s house.
Tyrese’s rep confirmed stories to PEOPLE that youngster’s providers had closed their investigation and wouldn’t be looking for legal fees. Norma’s lawyer didn’t reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.
Tyrese beforehand instructed PEOPLE in an announcement that Norma’s allegations have been “hurtful lies.”
In October, Norma filed a police report in opposition to Tyrese after he employed a aircraft to fly a banner directed at Shayla that learn “No matter what, daddy loves you Shayla” over his daughter’s faculty — an act she claimed violated her short-term restraining order in opposition to him. Tyrese later admitted to flying the banner, sharing a number of images of himself and Shayla to Instagram with the caption: “I wished the banner to be longer however it’s was too costly.”
In an announcement to PEOPLE, Norma’s legal professional, Aleen Laura Khanjian, mentioned in response to the banner: “This disturbing conduct is a whole violation of the restraining order. It is a mirrored image of Mr. Gibson’s erratic frame of mind.”
“Simply put, he doesn’t respect boundaries,” Khanjian continued. “If he did, this restraining order would not have been necessary. At the end of the day, we simply want him to get the help he needs so that he can become a stable, solid and secure presence in his daughter’s life.”
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Tyrese has posted typically about his ongoing custody battle in current weeks. On Friday, he shared a video montage on his Instagram account that confirmed images of celebrities like Kanye West, Will Smith, Michael Jackson and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson with their children as Luther Vandross’ “Dance with my Father” performed within the background.
“Soon again…. Shayla, You will dance with your father again…” Tyrese wrote. “Crack your jokes, do your best to inject yourself into this #DaddyDaughter custody situation……. The real MEN and fathers out here know….. it only highlights your OWN insecurities……”
“Wish ! had it in me to respond,” he continued. “Normally do ! just can’t cause all of my energy and prayers and love and power belongs to SHAYLA…. Cause #ShaylaRocks God bless you….. Have fun guys with your little ones ok? When you hear their little feet running through the house don’t take it for granted….”
On Wednesday, Tyrese launched an nearly seven-minute lengthy tearful video through which he overtly begged Norma for reconciliation.
“Don’t take my baby. This is all I got. Don’t take my baby, okay?” he mentioned within the Facebook stay clip, sobbing. “I’ve been away from my baby for two months. I just want my baby and no one’s listening cause no one’s in the courtroom.”
“I’m at $13,000 a month, what more do you want from me?” Gibson mentioned loudly as he began crying once more. “I don’t hate you Norma. I don’t know why you hate me, but I don’t hate you. But you just can’t wake up on September 11th and accuse me of something I didn’t do!”
Hours later, he shared one other video on Instagram baduring followers he was doing effectively.
Norma claimed in her September declaration that Gibson was identified with bipolar dysfunction in addition to manic conduct by three psychotherapists — which she mentioned he denied. She expressed she was “deeply concerned” concerning the actor taking their daughter to Dubai, the place he has allegedly threatened to journey up to now — and claimed the he didn’t return their daughter’s pbadport to her when she requested. She additionally claimed the actor withheld contact between her and Shayla whereas their daughter stayed with him.