- “Fast and the Furious” star Tyrese Gibson thanked Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith for giving him $US5 million, in an Instagram post.
- Gibson said that the money is helping keep him “afloat,” and that now his “daughter’s legal fees will be paid.”
- Gibson is in the midst of a heated custody battle with his ex-wife.
Tyrese Gibson thanked Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith for giving him $US5 million, in an Instagram post Monday.
Gibson said the couple sent him the money to help keep him “afloat,” and that they told him to “get off and stay off the Internet” now that his “daughter’s legal fees will be paid.”
Gibson has been in the midst of a heated, ongoing custody with his ex-wife Norma Mitchell Gibson, according to People.
Last Wednesday, Gibson shared a video on Facebook pleading with Mitchell Gibson not to keep his daughter from him.
In his video, the “Fast and the Furious” star also brought up his financial woes saying, “I’m at $US13,000 a month, what more do you want from me?”
According to court documents obtained by People in September, full custody of Shayla was temporarily granted to Mitchell Gibson, and Gibson was ordered to say 100 yards away from both his ex-wife, his daughter, and his ex-wife’s home.
Mitchell Gibson alleged that on August 19, Gibson “pinned” Shayla’s face down, “put his knees on her back, grabbed her hands with one arm and beat her with the other,” People reported.
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