Flavin filed for divorce Friday in a court in Palm Beach County, Florida — days before photos of Stallone covering up a tattoo of his wife hit social media.
The "Rocky" actor's attempt to update his ink went sour — and he had to make some last-minute changes.
"This is a painful subject that eats at my soul," the actor wrote, accompanied by a disturbing portrait of Irwin Winkler.
She was a voiceover giant who once suggested playing Bullwinkle's pal was her highlight.
Avildsen died Friday. His family said he'd been suffering from pancreatic cancer.