The stellar career of Hollywood's former blue-eyed boy
His volatile relationship with Russian musician Oksana Grigorieva marked a new low in a troubled personal history.
The couple had a little girl together before separating in April 2010, amid claims of domestic violence. Both filed restraining orders against each other.
Robert de Niro called the situation "unfortunate", adding: "I hope he gets through all this".
Meanwhile, Jamie Foxx expressed the wish that Mel would get "some help"