09/11/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Mel Gibson's Girlfriend Talks About Her Art, Their Love

Grigorieva said the two had a professional rapport before becoming romantically attached. "It's not like I was planning to meet Mel specifically. Life happens.

"There was a working relationship for a long time. I thought he was happily married until I was reassured otherwise. And then it happened," she said.

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