Weekend With Mel Gibson Part of Brit's Rehab

Helping pop princess 'in crisis' behind jaunt to Costa Rica
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted May 16, 2008 3:44 PM CDT
Pop singer Britney Spears poses on the press line at the Scandinavian Style Mansion party in Los Angeles in this Dec. 1, 2007 file photo.   (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, file)
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(Newser) – Mel Gibson and wife Robyn are building on attempts to help with ex-neighbor Britney Spears' personal rehabilitation with a getaway to their Costa Rica pad, People reports. The group, also including Brit's dad, jetted there yesterday "for a few days to relax." Gibson and Spears have met up previously for meals; a source tells TMZ.com the Gibsons are on a mission "to help stabilize her insane life."