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Oksana Had Lawsuit Ready Against Mel Gibson

7/23/2010 10:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned ... Oksana Grigorieva had a civil lawsuit prepared and ready to file against Mel Gibson back in May, in the event Gibson failed to negotiate a custody and financial deal she considered fair.

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We've learned during the two day mediation in mid-May,  Eric George, who was Oksana's lawyer at the time, drafted and threatened to file the lawsuit, alleging assault, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

As we first reported, the parties agreed to a $15 million package for Oksana.  When the outline of the agreement was signed, George abandoned the idea of suing. 

Sources say although lawyers on both sides were well aware of the secretly-recorded tapes -- which one source called "the 800 pound elephant in the room" -- the lawsuit George drafted made no specific mention of tapes, nor of Gibson's racially-charged comments.

As a result, the tapes could have been used as leverage to settle the lawsuit after it was filed.  Now that the tapes are out, Oksana has lost a lot of that leverage.

The suit George drafted sought unspecified damages.

Oksana ultimately refused to sign the mediation agreement in its full form ... she says because she didn't want to give Mel unsupervised visitation.  Gibson's lawyers scoffed at the notion that Oksana had a problem with visitation, claiming that after January 6, he had regularly spent time alone with Lucia and she encouraged him to have even more visitation.

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16.

Saira    

Team Mel is perpetually lurking to submit its unfounded, long-winded rants against Oksana. There's no tangible evidence of her alleged wrongdoing that has been given. You're taking anachronistic, incomplete pieces of information portrayed by the media, picking the speculative points that spur your wish fulfillment, & interpreting them as factually congruous. Meanwhile, her claim of battery has been supported by the tapes & text messages (of which he has yet to refute).

1497 days ago
17.

Preserve the Tiger    

To #19 ~ Mel_the_Lunatic: FYI: The negative posts about Oksana from me are my own, and not from the mouth of anyone else. Also, my purse is not being lined by Mel or anyone else. Not everyone can be bought off, Mr./Ms. Thinks He/She Knows It All! I think money is disgusting and truly brings out the worst in people because of GREED! Oksana is a prime example! Unfortunately, needing some money is helpful in existing this day in time, but I have a conscience, and morals! The fortune and possessions that people hoard on Earth will stay on Earth, and I believe they will fuel the fires of Hell! People put too much stock on being rich. Money sure won't get you to Heaven!

1497 days ago
18.

HCQ    

That's right #19, cuz it's not possible that BOTH Mel and Okstinka are lousy human beings who are not capable of thinking past their own selfish existences to look at what is in the best interest of the children they have brought into this Godforsaken world, right?

Mel is an alcoholic with Bi Polar Disorder not to mention a megalomaniac and Oksana is a mercenary prostitute who has worked very hard at not working hard but having the appearance of having worked hard. This bitch wanted the affluence of the west. She wants fame and money handed to her whether she has earned it or not. Women like her think they are entitled to sit on their duffs eating bon bons all day at the expense of a man just because they are pretty. The rest of us women were made to go to work so ****s like this get no love from working class stiffs.

1497 days ago
19.

Chuck    

On the tape she said she didn't want his money

1497 days ago
20.

JohnC    

This "person" is so brazen that she gives golddiggers a bad name. There should be a law against it. Perhaps there is - isn't her use of children to obtain money a form of slavery, and isn't her "leaking" of fake recordings defamation?

1497 days ago
21.

HCQ    

#22 You are ridiculous. "Team Mel" isn't doing anything "Team Oksana" aren't doing. Mel's legal team, at this point, are the only one's abiding by the court's orders. Oksana's side are essentially thumbing their nose at the court. I'm sure Mel's legal team aren't responding at this point because they are waiting for Oksana's side to finish presenting their case in the court of public opinion and when they rest their case, Mel's legal team will then roll out what they have, but they will roll out what they have in the legitimate court, you know, the one that will have the final say in all of this.

1497 days ago
22.

lee    

RIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIGHT

She SAYS on the ALTERED/EDITED TAPES....

I bet it has nothing to do w/ the fact that she figured she could GET MORE?

I bet if Mel offered her FULL CUSTODY WITHOUT ANY MONEY AT ALL, she would JUMP at the offer....
RIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIGHTT

It's never been about money for her, just LOOK AT HER LIFE.....her whole life has been a series of older wealthier men who SUPPORT HER UNTALENTED LAZY SELF, she has done NOTHING to be SELF-SUFFICIENT EVER! Great Role-model for her kids...

She's 40 years old for crying out loud....all THOSE SUGAR DADDIES and SHE COULDN'T BOTHER TO GET AN EDUCATION OR JOB FOR HERSELF??????????

She disgusts women who have worked hard and lived a life with integrity, without manipulating someone or using our own children as pawns for monetary gain....

1497 days ago
23.

miz    

OMG
That poor woman's lips are all swollen and messed up because Mel repeatedly punched her in the mouth.

Wonder why she needs to sue Mel for millions of $$$ so she can have plastic surgery to make them look more normal.

1497 days ago
24.

lee    

Let's play the 'OKSANA SAID' game:

Brought from the other board again, awesome. Keeping adding as she posts more garbage.
==============================================

1. I came home and walked in the door to find Mel raging - he jumped on me, hit and choked me, then chased me around with a gun - so that I had to flee barefoot in my nightgown. Hmmm - I thought she just got home? When did she have time in the midst of the chaos to change her clothes?

2. He hit me and broke two of my teeth. Wait, well not really- he knocked two of my veneers out... I don't know why the dentist says there was no trauma to my mouth... but I made sure to mention that MEL GIBSON hit me, only don't tell anyone...

3. Oh, by the way, when he knocked my teeth out (I mean, my veneers - I mean ONE of my veneers) he gave me a concussion. Only I didn't go to a doctor or report him. Wait, I remember now, I DID go to a doctor two days later... making sure to mention that MEL GIBSON HIT ME - only please don't tell anyone.

4. Oh - I almost forgot - he hit the baby too! Did I mention I was holding her? I have a picture of a binkie pimple - I MEAN BRUISE - to prove it. No, I didn't call the police, I was too busy getting me teeth fixed from when I fell down in the backyard - I MEAN, from when Mel hit me, to bother worrying about my ragdoll, I MEAN daughter... ahem.

5. Yes, I did go to several events with Mel immediately following all of this drama - in fact we travelled extensively to promote his new film. Hey, girls just want to have fun, right? What's a little concussion between lovers?

6. I have never had bad relationships before ... oh except for lying about being able to have kids and getting knocked up by Timoth Dalton "by accident" ... OH! That reminds me - my son saw this whole thing - yeah! He was in my bedroom with me while I was freaking out... I MEAN while Mel was beating us... OH! And then there was that other chap who I FAKED TAPES on to get more money. Hey, a girl needs to make a living... and it ain't going to be from my suck ass music!

7. I taped these conversations because I was afraid... although I never called the police or filed for a restraining order... did I mention that I have done this before? Oh, and don't listen to those forensic analysts who are saying the tapes have been doctored. They haven't. Really, I really, really mean it. Want a blow job?

What have I missed?

by peskybarb
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8. Oh , I forgot to tell you that Mel was enraged b/c he had quit smoking....no, wait, he was enraged b/c he needs medication, no, er, he's schizophrenic, no....I forgot, he's imbalanced..yes, that's it, he's imbalanced.....he's 'A MONSTER'...that's why I gave him 50/50 custody of my precious mealticket, oh, I mean baby and traveled with him all over the world....because I knew he could hurt us any minute, due to his being so imbalanced and all....so I kept close to him as much as I could and continued to live in his house, so when this erratic, volatile 'monster' decided to harm us, he'd know exactly where we were and find us instantly.

9. Did I tell you how he punched me in the mouth, er, no, he punched me in the temple, er, no, he punched me TWICE, yes, that's it, but I was SO INJURED that I went to the dentist to have my veneers fixed before going to a medical doctor...or seeking treatment for the mealticket, er, pawn, er baby....
Then I went to a PEDIATICIAN, for MYSELF NOT THE BABY, not the ER doctor, b/c even though two days had passed, and pediatricians don't have Xray machines, I SUDDENLY realized that I had trouble tracking my eyes, after I went to sleep with a concussion (which one should never do)...

10. This is not about money, it's about protecting my ragdoll, er mealticket, er, baby from a monster...did I mention that I'm living on borrowed money and credit cards???? but this is NOT about money or revenge for not getting support other than child support...even though I'm still in Mel's house w/ Mel's car and Mel's nanny...I HAVE NOT A PENNY! I'm only 40, why should I earn a living by myself when I can sell, er, not know who sold, pictures of my ragdoll, er baby! ,,so she can grow up and see how much I had HER interest in mind... But as any abuse victim can attest to, I am doing my best to get away from my abuser, that's why I'm sitting here in his house...contacting book editors...

by lee

11. I need lots of lawyers of all kinds - civil law, employment law, intellectual property law, domestic law - to protect my meal ticket I mean baby and to cover the fact that I tried to extort, errr, receive child support money from Mel, I mean the monster. I mean, if I get to keep her I get more mula for shoe shopping, well, I mean grocery shopping, and it will drive Mel crazy. Wait, he's already crazy, born like this, errr, he is crazy because he quit smoking. Many times he quit smoking, you know, because of me.

by Frieda

12. I need to make corraction to story. My lawyers has advised this since I am being crucified Mel-syle in media. Mel gave daughter big bruise on chin, but by bruise I mean abrasion and by abrasion I mean mark. It look like baby rash, but I swear Mel hit daughter, then punched me. He specifically say to me, "I am going to kill you, you Russian whore, but first I need to punch our 2 month old daughther in the chin, so hold on a minute and let me punch her first and then I will get to you!" He is raging Irash man. He drink. He need madication. I did nothing to deserve this. I only not make bed and be lazy and not clean baby very well. (Spelling errors made on purpose.)

by EastCoastChick

13. I tell you all I care about is my ragdoll, er pawn, I MEAN child, not money..that is why I turned down the 15 mil...so I could protect my mealticket, er child....b/c 15 mil is peanuts compared to what Robin got, er, I MEAN, I don't care about money...even though I SIGNED AN AGREEMENT to 50/50 custody with this 'monster' SEVERAL MONTHS AFTER I freaked out and threw myself on the ground, er, I MEAN we were beaten, I renigged b/c I want more money other than just child support, ahem, I mean I DON't want money...I have NOT A PENNY I tell you, no rent to pay, no auto to buy, no nanny to pay, just lots and lots of PLASTIC SURGERY bills, but I pay for that myself with my LUCRATIVE HOSTESS SALARY and my talent for BJ's, er, I mean hostessing.....And that is why if Mel offers me full custody and NO MONEY, I would accept....really, really I would, would I LIE?....after all, I've had a long history of milking men to pay my way, er, I MEAN that I'VE been supporting my own children, er, want a BJ?

by lee

14. Did I tell you that my sister who is in Russia did NOT leak the recordings, photos, text messages to the TMZ? TMZ owned by lawyer who thought it maybe not good idea! I think Radaronline very good idea! They give more money and not afraid of silly judge who made nasty mad face at me when I lied about custody agreement! Oh, but I didn't do it. I promise, please believe me because now I must sue Mel for ruining of my character. My sister did it for me which mean I don't need to have do it. What I mean is Mel don't give me a penny, so what do you expect a single mother to do? But I not do it!

by Frieda


15. Did I mention that I make him take me to Christmas party with him and red carpet movie events and because not fair only he get picture taken by my friends the paparazzi! Well, not friends just good money payers because you know he never give me penny. They always nice to me but not nice to Mel because I talk to them a lot and tell them not to tell how bad I say he is. I only ask them if they want blow job I get picture! Mel think it is leak from his jealous friends who want blow job from me too, his family and ugly church people so he cut them all off and now he alone no friends! I even pretend to be good Catholic for him but he still no marry me! Not fair!!

by Sammy

1497 days ago
25.

RealityBites    

I'm so sick of hearing about the both of them. Her voice annoys the h**l out of me. I wish they would both go hide in a freaking cage so we don't have to hear about them anymore!!

1497 days ago
26.

Mare    

How is she legally allowed to live in the U.S.? She must have British citizenship and she's not exactly a "highly skilled" migrant, so why isn't immigration on her?

1497 days ago
27.

itsMeAgain    

OMG GUYS...i posted several times when it came out that she didnot sign the 15 M contract that she was going to bring civil lawsuit for "abuse"...did i call it or what?? how smart am i...Ha Ha...

remember. civil suit has less to prove than criminal court and the punitive damages can be much higher than the 15 mil...but as we know ox anon planned all this so hopefully she has no suit..

ok no applause for my insights please....pat on my back will do, ty ty...BTW...i could use that money that mel is supposedly throwing out to his supporters here, who do i contact?

SHOW ME THE MONEY! ROFLMAO!

1497 days ago
28.

lee    

Let's play the 'OKSANA SAID' game:

Brought from the other board again, awesome. Keeping adding as she posts more garbage.
==============================================

1. I came home and walked in the door to find Mel raging - he jumped on me, hit and choked me, then chased me around with a gun - so that I had to flee barefoot in my nightgown. Hmmm - I thought she just got home? When did she have time in the midst of the chaos to change her clothes?

2. He hit me and broke two of my teeth. Wait, well not really- he knocked two of my veneers out... I don't know why the dentist says there was no trauma to my mouth... but I made sure to mention that MEL GIBSON hit me, only don't tell anyone...

3. Oh, by the way, when he knocked my teeth out (I mean, my veneers - I mean ONE of my veneers) he gave me a concussion. Only I didn't go to a doctor or report him. Wait, I remember now, I DID go to a doctor two days later... making sure to mention that MEL GIBSON HIT ME - only please don't tell anyone.

4. Oh - I almost forgot - he hit the baby too! Did I mention I was holding her? I have a picture of a binkie pimple - I MEAN BRUISE - to prove it. No, I didn't call the police, I was too busy getting me teeth fixed from when I fell down in the backyard - I MEAN, from when Mel hit me, to bother worrying about my ragdoll, I MEAN daughter... ahem.

5. Yes, I did go to several events with Mel immediately following all of this drama - in fact we travelled extensively to promote his new film. Hey, girls just want to have fun, right? What's a little concussion between lovers?

6. I have never had bad relationships before ... oh except for lying about being able to have kids and getting knocked up by Timoth Dalton "by accident" ... OH! That reminds me - my son saw this whole thing - yeah! He was in my bedroom with me while I was freaking out... I MEAN while Mel was beating us... OH! And then there was that other chap who I FAKED TAPES on to get more money. Hey, a girl needs to make a living... and it ain't going to be from my suck ass music!

7. I taped these conversations because I was afraid... although I never called the police or filed for a restraining order... did I mention that I have done this before? Oh, and don't listen to those forensic analysts who are saying the tapes have been doctored. They haven't. Really, I really, really mean it. Want a blow job?

What have I missed?

by peskybarb
........................................................

8. Oh , I forgot to tell you that Mel was enraged b/c he had quit smoking....no, wait, he was enraged b/c he needs medication, no, er, he's schizophrenic, no....I forgot, he's imbalanced..yes, that's it, he's imbalanced.....he's 'A MONSTER'...that's why I gave him 50/50 custody of my precious mealticket, oh, I mean baby and traveled with him all over the world....because I knew he could hurt us any minute, due to his being so imbalanced and all....so I kept close to him as much as I could and continued to live in his house, so when this erratic, volatile 'monster' decided to harm us, he'd know exactly where we were and find us instantly.

9. Did I tell you how he punched me in the mouth, er, no, he punched me in the temple, er, no, he punched me TWICE, yes, that's it, but I was SO INJURED that I went to the dentist to have my veneers fixed before going to a medical doctor...or seeking treatment for the mealticket, er, pawn, er baby....
Then I went to a PEDIATICIAN, for MYSELF NOT THE BABY, not the ER doctor, b/c even though two days had passed, and pediatricians don't have Xray machines, I SUDDENLY realized that I had trouble tracking my eyes, after I went to sleep with a concussion (which one should never do)...

10. This is not about money, it's about protecting my ragdoll, er mealticket, er, baby from a monster...did I mention that I'm living on borrowed money and credit cards???? but this is NOT about money or revenge for not getting support other than child support...even though I'm still in Mel's house w/ Mel's car and Mel's nanny...I HAVE NOT A PENNY! I'm only 40, why should I earn a living by myself when I can sell, er, not know who sold, pictures of my ragdoll, er baby! ,,so she can grow up and see how much I had HER interest in mind... But as any abuse victim can attest to, I am doing my best to get away from my abuser, that's why I'm sitting here in his house...contacting book editors...

by lee

11. I need lots of lawyers of all kinds - civil law, employment law, intellectual property law, domestic law - to protect my meal ticket I mean baby and to cover the fact that I tried to extort, errr, receive child support money from Mel, I mean the monster. I mean, if I get to keep her I get more mula for shoe shopping, well, I mean grocery shopping, and it will drive Mel crazy. Wait, he's already crazy, born like this, errr, he is crazy because he quit smoking. Many times he quit smoking, you know, because of me.

by Frieda

12. I need to make corraction to story. My lawyers has advised this since I am being crucified Mel-syle in media. Mel gave daughter big bruise on chin, but by bruise I mean abrasion and by abrasion I mean mark. It look like baby rash, but I swear Mel hit daughter, then punched me. He specifically say to me, "I am going to kill you, you Russian whore, but first I need to punch our 2 month old daughther in the chin, so hold on a minute and let me punch her first and then I will get to you!" He is raging Irash man. He drink. He need madication. I did nothing to deserve this. I only not make bed and be lazy and not clean baby very well. (Spelling errors made on purpose.)

by EastCoastChick

13. I tell you all I care about is my ragdoll, er pawn, I MEAN child, not money..that is why I turned down the 15 mil...so I could protect my mealticket, er child....b/c 15 mil is peanuts compared to what Robin got, er, I MEAN, I don't care about money...even though I SIGNED AN AGREEMENT to 50/50 custody with this 'monster' SEVERAL MONTHS AFTER I freaked out and threw myself on the ground, er, I MEAN we were beaten, I renigged b/c I want more money other than just child support, ahem, I mean I DON't want money...I have NOT A PENNY I tell you, no rent to pay, no auto to buy, no nanny to pay, just lots and lots of PLASTIC SURGERY bills, but I pay for that myself with my LUCRATIVE HOSTESS SALARY and my talent for BJ's, er, I mean hostessing.....And that is why if Mel offers me full custody and NO MONEY, I would accept....really, really I would, would I LIE?....after all, I've had a long history of milking men to pay my way, er, I MEAN that I'VE been supporting my own children, er, want a BJ?

by lee

14. Did I tell you that my sister who is in Russia did NOT leak the recordings, photos, text messages to the TMZ? TMZ owned by lawyer who thought it maybe not good idea! I think Radaronline very good idea! They give more money and not afraid of silly judge who made nasty mad face at me when I lied about custody agreement! Oh, but I didn't do it. I promise, please believe me because now I must sue Mel for ruining of my character. My sister did it for me which mean I don't need to have do it. What I mean is Mel don't give me a penny, so what do you expect a single mother to do? But I not do it!

by Frieda


15. Did I mention that I make him take me to Christmas party with him and red carpet movie events and because not fair only he get picture taken by my friends the paparazzi! Well, not friends just good money payers because you know he never give me penny. They always nice to me but not nice to Mel because I talk to them a lot and tell them not to tell how bad I say he is. I only ask them if they want blow job I get picture! Mel think it is leak from his jealous friends who want blow job from me too, his family and ugly church people so he cut them all off and now he alone no friends! I even pretend to be good Catholic for him but he still no marry me! Not fair!!

by Sammy

16. I'm completely innocent of all these accusations of extortion and evidence fabrication...that's why I don't allow court-appointed computer expert to have access to all my computer...b/c it shows no evidence of blackmail at all, that's why NO ONE CAN HAVE ACCESS TO MY COMPUTER, b/c it would show all the threats, er, ahem, it would show I'm innocent.

1497 days ago
29.

Friend?    

If she gets anywhere with all these contradictory lies I feel sorry for Mel. She´s already destroyed his career. I hope she´ll get nothing cause to me she´s a sorry excuse for a woman, manipulting, calculating and pure evil who thinks only of herself and no one else.

1497 days ago
30.

miz    

Okay Lee and Sweetheart... Knock it Off.
We get the picture.

They both have major issues.
I believe Mel knows he does and needs continuous professional help for it.
She is a totally different story. Probably believes she is Miss Innocent but actually a Cold, Calculating, Manipulative woman with Multiple MAJOR Personaity Disorders that she will Never address or seek help for.

1497 days ago
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