�MILLION STING! BEE GEE
ROBIN TELLS OF 'PLOT' BY WIFE MOLLY
(Daily Mirror, July 20, 1981)
Millionaire pop star Robin Gibb accused his wife yesterday
of organizing a �million "criminal conspiracy" against him.
Bee Gee Gibb announced that he had launched a lawsuit which could send his estranged wife
Molly to jail.
"After what has happened, I can never forgive her," the 32 year-old star said as
he flew by Concorde from London to Miami. Robin claims that Molly, who still lives in
their �0,000 Surrey mansion, set up the conspiracy with handsome black show business
lawyer Ashley Adams.
The plot, he alleges, was to try to get him to accuse Molly of adultery; then they would
hit him with a �million slander action.
Robin also claims he and a private detective broke into his Weybridge house last summer to
get evidence of the alleged conspiracy. "By breaking into my own home," he said,
"I was able to get hold of papers and documents, including letters from Molly. At the
time, she was in New York."
Robin, one of rock music's richest stars, said he had informed local police about the
break-in he staged at his own home. Police confirmed that an incident was reported last
August in which he broke into his home after telling them he needed to do so because he
had no keys.
Robin said, "I haven't said anything about this till now. My London lawyer has
prepared the case which will come up in London in a few months. The whole thing has been a
terrible shock, but I am determined to go ahead. The papers containing the proof have been
shown to Scotland Yard and the FBI." Molly denied everything yesterday.
"The allegations are absolutely untrue," she said. "The only part of what
he said that has any truth in it is that he did break in here while I was away. But he
certainly didn't find anything incriminating. The whole matter is now in the hands of my
solicitor, who has advised me to say nothing more at the moment except that all the
allegations against me are completely untrue."
Lawyer Adams, who has offices on Manhattan's fashionable Fifth Avenue and on Broadway, was
unavailable for comment yesterday. But an associate said, "It's an astonishing
allegation that Robin is making."
The Gibb's stormy twelve-year marriage broke up last year. But they had been largely
separated for several years when Molly and their two children, Spencer, nine, and Melissa,
seven - stayed in the Weybridge mansion while Robin and his brothers settled down in the
Robin is expected to battle for custody of his children.
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