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Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva; His Side, Her Side, and The Truth

Submitted by on July 14, 2010 – 6:00 AM5 Comments
Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva; His Side, Her Side, and The Truth

Wouldn’t we all love to know the real story behind the recordings taken by Oksana Grigorieva of her conversations with ex-boyfriend Mel Gibson?  What really drove this women to the point of no return when she decided to record Mel’s obscene behavior that has obviously rocked his reputation around the world?

For those of you who haven’t heard the recordings, they are filled with profanity, racial slurs, threats, amongst a whole lot of ugly talk in general.

I typically follow Hollywood gossip to an extent, as I do all current events, however this is my first time bringing it to the table on Sunshine Mamas.  It really blew my mind that two people who were so in love just a short time ago were able to talk to each other in such a terrible way.  Their baby is a mere eight months old!!  It broke my heart to think of the children involved, between the two of them there are eight.

When I spoke with my fellow blogger, Mr. Tom Yankus, regarding the subject of my blog for today his first question was, “What approach will you be taking?”

Of coarse this was a no brainer for me, “The man bashing approach” I replied with a laugh.

Mr. Tom had some words of wisdom (as always) for me to take into consideration…”There’s her side, his side, and somewhere in the middle lies the truth!”

Well of coarse Mr. Tom’s insight put a stop to my “man bashing” momentarily.  I read all of the information I could regarding the situation but I am still not convinced that this is, in any way, a publicity stunt by Oksana like some claim.  I just can’t help but feel that all signs point to the fact that Mel was, and is, the epitome of a alcoholic, domestic abuser.

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that there is one thing in Mel’s favor…the fact that Oksana chose to record Mel without his knowledge is pretty devious within itself.  We’ve all said things in the heat of the moment that we wish we could take back, never the less to have it be broadcast around the world.  Some sources have even gone as far as calling Oksana’s recordings entrapment.

Call it what you will, there is no justification for Mel’s abusive behavior.  I would however like to know what possessed him to display such rage.  Between the split from his wife, his racial slurs, and now allegations of domestic abuse where does this leave him?   Where do you stand Mamas?

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  • Mr. Tom says:

    Dear Lori,
    First let me say that it’s a well known fact about Mel Gibson’s alcohol issues. I don’t agree with either partner bashing, physical and/or mental abuse. Alcohol is the fuel in many souring relationships. His career has been on the skids for most of this decade. It’s a shame for once he was considered one of Hollywood’s hunks. Not so anymore and especially after his vehement tirade.
    Thank you for mentioning my thoughts of having “three sides to the story.” Do you remember a a past Hollywood situation between Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger? Basinger recorded all of Baldwin’s conversations. No defense for him other then the fact his heated calls were always over visitation rights to see his children when Basinger denied him this legal right. She recorded his often “salty” calls and sold them to the tabloids. What was his side of the equation? Her side? In the middle was the truth which unfortnately dealt with using the children as pawns.
    Stay tuned on the Gibson story and keep an open mind. I’m NOT defending his actions at all but I’m wise enough to realize that in high profiled domestic relationships that when sides are taken that somewhere in the middle lies the real truth. We don’t know what went on behind closed doors. We only know what TMZ reports.

  • Uncle Wendall says:

    Like I always say, innocent until proven guilty. We are so lucky to live in a country where you have the right to have your case heard in a court of law. Let the judge and/or jury decide. The court of public opinion is not what matters. Testimony and documented evidence more often than not have a way of bringing the truth to light.

  • sarah marks says:

    You know what the song says I know you love me because you Hate me. Well not a way to win him back. She obviously is desperately hurt. But mabe she should have went to a therapist she could have trusted first with the tapes. Can you really trust anyone in Hollywood. Some where i agree lies the truth!!I feel bad for the children. Really!!!!!

  • Mr. Tom says:

    News out in USA Today and I quote, “the former couple have been locked in a bitter custody dispute in L.A.” This is another example of a child used as the pawn in a Hollywood marriage. The column also mentions abusive behavior and his hitting Oksana. Mel…I thought you had more class and that you would not act like such an ass!!! This is my opinion. “Sticks and stones (FISTS) will break one’s bones BUT words will never hurt (physically) you.” Didn’t we all once say that in the schoolyard?

  • sarah marks says:

    wholly cow what a jerk since you blogged this i have been following this horrible situation. Feel horrible for the children. The wife. Mel you need your head checked. Abuse is not acceptable.