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Mel's Lawyers to Make Extortion Claim Against Oksana

7/9/2010 1:55 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned ... Mel Gibson's lawyers will meet with the Sheriff's Department and not only present evidence that Mel is innocent of any crime against Oksana Grigorieva ... but that she committed the crime of extortion.

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TMZ broke the story ... Mel's lawyers will make "a presentation" of evidence to the Sheriff's Department that is investigating Mel for domestic violence, child endangerment and assault with a deadly weapon -- the presentation, we're told, will focus on evidence of Mel's innocence.

We're told in the presentation, the lawyers will also present evidence that Oksana allegedly tried to extort Mel by telling him she would sell him the tapes she secretly recorded during their nuclear arguments.

We're also told Mel's lawyers will present evidence that Oksana lied to Sheriff's deputies by knowingly making numerous false statements.

Our sources say ... during the presentation, Mel's lawyers will formally ask the Sheriff's Department to open a criminal investigation against Oksana,  focusing on alleged extortion and making false statements to law enforcement -- both felonies.


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46.

southern yankee    

Am not much of a Gibson fan but don't discount what he says about this girl. She may be but she knows what she is doing. She has been screwing her way to the top the social ladder. You have to look at her background. Yes Gibson is an SOB but come on people why didn't we hear anything like this happening in his first marriage. I think this woman who looks and acts like a victim is a liar and an extortion.

1506 days ago
47.

carol    

I don't condone what Mel did to his first wife and family, however, in this fight between this golddigger and him - I hope he beats the tar out of her and doesn't forgive her because of the "child". Women love to use children as tools to get away with things. Not this time. She wants money and probably full custody of the kid.

1506 days ago
48.

Purgetank    

Stop it!

1506 days ago
49.

kali    

its all to get $$$$
stupid mel for getting involved with someone like that

1506 days ago
50.

shadough    

This b8tch is so ugly, and looks as appealing as oatmeal on a stick. He deserves it for leaving his wife for this hideous skank with the turkey neck.

1506 days ago
51.

Alli G.    

He is a s***bag. Chris Brown was drawn and quartered by the public and all media outlets, yet this is hardly mentioned on the news. A S***BAG IS A S***BAG REGARDLESS OF THE COLOR OF THEIR SKIN OR HOW POWERFUL THEY ARE.

Posted at 10:09 AM on Jul 9, 2010 by Rockcandy

Couldn't agree anymore, Rockcandy. Also, it's a shame Charlie Sheen can bag one of the biggest paydays in t.v. history after his domestic violence case. It's a total double standard as far as race goes and vilifying these celebrities in the media. And while I don't condone Chris Brown's actions that night against Rihanna, I will say for his part at least he showed up to court and did his part to complete his sentence. These douchebags Mel and Charlie seem to be fighting their charges every step of the way. It's just sick. I for one, am done with anything having to do with either one of those sh*theads.

1506 days ago
52.

PET    

F--- THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA. YOU GUYS ARE A BUNCH OF ***** GUTLESS COWARDS. IT TAKES NO GUTS TO BASH MEL EVERYDAY. WHY DONT YOU GO AFTER THE RACIST NAACP, BLACK PANTHERS,RAPPERS. OF COURSE NOT. JUST EASIER TO BASH MEL SINCE HE DOESN'T RESPOND AND AS FOR AL SHARPTON AND JESS JACKSON, WHO THE F--- DO YOU THINK YOU ARE JUDGING. SOME OF US SANE INDIVIDUALS HAVEN'T FORGOTTEN YOUR RACIST RANTS SOME YEARS AGO. DOUBLE STANDARD AS USUAL!! THE MEL STORY IS OLD, GET A FREAKIN LIFE!!

1506 days ago
53.

Robbin    

karma's a bitch huh mel?

1506 days ago
54.

emerald    

#63 Actually Chris Brown was defended before the trial in the media as claims that Rihanna had actually been flipping through his mobile phone and blew a fuse over texts she found came out! It was also claimed that Rihanna took her shoe off and hit him on the head with it before he stopped the car and threw her out!! I do believe Rihanna caused that one, but once again her mercurial temper was hidded from the Judge and the media and everyone in the world loves to hate an accused wife/woman beater!! It always puzzles me how more isn't made of the massive increase in woman against man domestic violence and assault hm?! Guess it doesn't sell as well lol!!
To the commentor who said about his wife Robyn having to put up with all of this - actually she has defended Mel saying he never hit her and said dhe would speak for him that Mel was not a violent person!!

1506 days ago
55.

flyinskyler    

We all have a right to our opinions..mine being that neither party is perfect but Mel put himself in this position, but some people on these boards are just going overboard. Its like a good portion of the posts on the board are from "The Truth" and it sounds like a bunch of one sided illegible, not to mention delusional, crap. We do not know these people, none of us. I only call it as I see it from my own personal experiences and from what have been confirmed uncovered. I do not say that my post is truth, I just call it more my opinion of the situation. To call yourself "The Truth" is kind of psychotic in my opinion as the only way you could know the truth is to know all the parties involved and to have personally and actively been a part of the situation. None of us "know" Mel Gibson, we know the actor who has made a lot of great movies, who in the past has seemed nice enough during interviews, but in the past few years has made a fool of himself with his comments while he was very drunk. Behind the scenes, we do not know what kind of person he is. As far as Oksana, we do not know her either. We are just going by stereotypes. Just because she is russian, it does not make her a golddigging mail order bride . Again, I do not know her and no one here does either. She could be a terrible person but she could also be a nice person who just wants to secure herself a future for herself and her baby..who knows? Afterall, she had a career and was not living on the streets before she met Mel Gibson. We do not know anything about this woman no more than we know about Mel Gibson. All we know is what the media has fed us. Depending on the site, its either going to lean one way or another. There is no such thing as an unbiased sensationalized celebrity newsite. So, "The Truth", will you just quit posting these endless rants that mean nothing and make you look even more foolish as you do not know the truth about anything but being a sucker for buying into all the hype.

1506 days ago
56.

lou    

This is disgusting! She has RECORDED him threatening her life and he's still trying to play Mr. Innocent and Injured. How disgusting! If he's so darned "moral" then why doesn't he accept responsibility for his reprehensible crimes and accept the punishment like a real man instead of whining and trying to weasel his way out of the situation? He's a woman beater/hater...well, I guess that he hates almost everyone now, doesn't he? And PS: Glad that his agency dropped him like the hot potato that he is!

1506 days ago
57.

Valent    

Of-course, Oksana is quite in the tape as she is the one recording it. It is Mel who didn't know he is being recorded, being played to agitate, raise his voice and being played down. Poor him getting all the bad publicity. In today's world, Shrewed people who do things behind back, make others upset and then finally recording seems to win

I can make almost anyone angry by doing nasty things behind back and then recording.

1506 days ago
58.

DIMO    

UMMMMMMMM, this reminds me of Bill Orielly of FAUX NEWS. He said he was being blackmailed by his ex- producer Andrea Macacas (not sure on the spelling) for sexual harrassment..........OOOOOOPSIE....She produced the tapes and MY OH MY he and Faux News settled for millions.........It never went to trial

1506 days ago
59.

Michelle    

How many of us have said things in the heat of passionate arguments, so Mel got taped and sold out by a Russian whore who knows that she got her meal ticket and doesn't have to blow him anymore. Obviously she has decided that now that she has the child support, she doesn't have to perform sexual favors anymore so no wonder Mel is going nuts, he gave up his wife and family for her and now she won't even put out. So take a man whose life falls apart when he drinks and put him with a whore who tricks him into fatherhood and then hold out for more money, you will get a fuming angry Mel. It is true that she dresses like a whore, what do you expect from a slut who drapes herself across a piano in a bra and panties, ya I am a classical pianist, more like a classic peniaste, like a prostitute looking for the next buck. Mel, you screwed up fool, you made a huge mistake, get this straightened out, there are millions of men out there who did the same thing with women that were not good for them in a toxic relationship and such a conversation is supposed to be private,what happened to the expectation of privacy and by the way it is highly illegal to tape a conversation with someone else when there is no consent. Think next time Mel, do not let any woman infuriate you to the point that you lose it, smarten up you are a patsy to girls like her who manipulate you into wanting them, then not putting out, then pissing you off to the point that you lose control and hit her to get control of her, classic abusive relationship ya it takes two and then you say racist and threatening stuff that she taped and made public??? Where was your judgement, there are so many normal girls in the US,find one who loves you and isn't using you for your money and won't make you drink and lose your self respect. You are talented and should find help to get you out of toxic relationships that bring out the worst in you. Find someone who will bring out the best in you. No one is perfect but this time Mel, it looks like she fooled you into saying things you really should not allow out of your mouth and stop drinking unless you are alone in your house where you can fight with yourself in the mirror you dummy? Thousands of us are on your side, but agree that you need heavy duty rehab. You cannot alienate the population that includes black and mixed race people who support your work, not very smart Mel. Stay away from this whore and get a good sitter to stay with you when you need to get the baby and get witnesses to prove you are provoked by a gold digging slut who will continue to provoke you and dress like a slut because that is what she is silly and you cannot turn a slut into a wife, nor can you make a silk purse out of a sow's ear. Any woman who sleeps around with a married man is just that. So sleep in the gutter with the pigs and you will come out smelling like one. Get yourself a good American girl who will stand by you while you get the help you need man.

1506 days ago
60.

rayna    

Well sweetie, Just cuz he's finished with you because you're apparently psycho, you're gonna try and hurt him in the worse way possible?? We don't know what she said to make him say those things. We all can say harsh cruel things when someone attacks us because we're human.
But sweetie if he loses money then you get less money for child support. Not very smart.

1505 days ago
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