Tyrese is fired up over his ex-wife’s new abuse allegations and he’s not taking the resulting custody battle well.
“All I wanna do is co/parent [and] nothing else,” he wrote in a lengthy Wednesday, Sept. 13 Instagram post. “Norma [Mitchell Gibson], I know you can see this. I’m sorry I got re-married, I’m sorry we didn’t work out, I’m sorry you haven’t been able to find another man since we separated…… Sometimes you get married and have kids and things just don’t work out, but I have NEVER wished harm on you……. I was hoping by now you got over what we used to be… Being bitter, resentful and just [flat] out mean will has never been good for our daughter …. But I see the attacks just won’t stop so I believe this too will pass and God and the courts will reveal the truth…”
Tyrese, who is remarried, concluded by encouraging dads to fight for their children and promised more “truths” will be forthcoming.
The new truths his ex-wife has espoused in court filings obtained by People magazine don’t paint the actor in a positive light.
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Mitchell Gibson claims her ex-husband, to whom she was married from 2007 to 2009, hit their 10-year-old daughter “between 12 and 16 times.” As a result, she alleged Shayla told her [Mitchell Gibson] she was unable to sit as a result. Gibson also claimed the singer “pushed our daughter to the ground, pinned her face down, put his knees on her back, grabbed her hands with one arm and beat her with the other.”
The claims led a court to grant a temporary restraining order against Tyrese, mandating he remain 100 yards away from his ex, her home and their daughter. Meanwhile, Mitchell Gibson was given tentative physical and legal custody of Shayla.
A hearing is scheduled for Oct. 2.