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Claims Mel Targeted

TMZ Exec in Death Plot

7/23/2010 3:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

There's a story circulating that Oksana Grigorieva told authorities Mel Gibson plotted to break the kneecaps of a "Hollywood figure." Well that story is about TMZ's Harvey Levin, spoon-fed by Oksana's people.

The story is much wilder than reported.  Earlier this week, Oksana's rep, Steve Jaffe, told Harvey that Mel had described to Oksana a plot to kill Harvey.  Jaffe said Oksana claimed Mel told her he was furious that TMZ broke the story about the anti-Semitic rant following Mel's 2006 DUI arrest.  Jaffe said Oksana told him Mel had said he wanted the "blood of Jews" on his hands.

According to Jaffe, Oksana said Mel told her he had someone do "surveillance" on Harvey earlier this year, having him followed to the gym at 4 AM.

The plan, Jaffe said, was to "kidnap" Harvey, strip him, take him deep into the desert, break his kneecaps and leave him to die.

Jaffe told Harvey the story on the heels of complaining that a particular TMZ post was not favorable enough to Oksana.

We checked the "kneecap" story out and determined it was false.  For starters, Oksana had the wrong gym.  More telling ... Oksana never mentioned a word of this to any of her lawyers while she tried negotiating a $15 million package in May during the mediation, using the tapes as her secret weapon.  One person involved in the mediation laughed, saying Oksana brought out every piece of ammunition imaginable to score a financial package, so why was this story mysteriously absent?

Oksana claims to have told the Sheriff's Department the story. It seems deputies took it so seriously ... they never even contacted Harvey to give him a heads up that someone wanted him dead ... allegedly.

UPDATE: Sheriff's Department spokesperson Steve Whitmore tells TMZ, "We categorically deny that any such information was ever given to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department."


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I thought Mel and Oxymoron were only together for 16 months? This means he decided one night, two years after the fact to threaten Harvey? Geez, Oxymoron really needs to stop talking and so does her rep. I can not see them coming up with anything to give her a ladder to climb out of the hole she's dug. Christ, the hole is almost to China now.

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Actually, some of the scariest people are likely those who "hide behind the iron curtain" just like Ms. Russian's "sweet and innocent" set-up tape recordings so she can come across as the perfect woman who had a "virgin birth" but sells her huge lips for oral pleasure and then extorts wealthy men to get ahead in the world. Neither should she be permitted access to either of those children.

She's nuttier than a fruitcake herself and the female talk show hosts need to find other subjects to discuss as they are beginning to appear as low-life as this woman.

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Who can have her locked up for medical evaluation? Because suicidal threats and attempts are the only trump cards she has left to play. And she's been playing every card in her hand so far.

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What comes up next? Maybe this: People are sayin’ I’m crazy, but, honestly, it’s all his fault. The reason why I’m sayin’ all of this BS is aftermaths of the concussion I’ve never had. But I just can’t do nothing against it.

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About giving Oskana enough rope....

"According to some medievil law, every man had the right to be hanged with a new rope. Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade takes place in the 15th century where the new rope law was in effect in a certain village. A problem arose when a woman murdered a man. She was released without punishment because the punishment for murder was hanging by a new rope. She was freed because as a woman she was worth less than a new rope."

Hence, she would b!tch if she were hung with a new rope.

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I will say its Funny as F..K that the stores are being spun his way not after the

"Bear Jew" (self proclaimed by Eli Roth not me) since I just call him BITCH.. Anyways..

The "Bear Jew" came on TMZ live to make a complete ass of himself and Harvey was there to help spread hate and racism that was coming out of Eli's big fat mouth.

First off being a Jew does not make a joke about Jews ok. Really it makes you look like a ass.

Then to Call a man Racist because his did was and then say he wanted to do pretty much what was done to Jewish people makes him just as bad as any KKK, Nazi, WP or whatever.

But since then the TMZ stories started to favor Mel and Harvy pulling a 180 on the next days show and acting like he wasn't riding Eli's sack so hard when he was calling out someone and talking about bashing his head in with a bat..

Also doesn't make that one girls attitude right either. Her little rants in the last few days about Mel and how he hurt her people. Well look just like the "Bear Jew" the color of your skin does not write you a check to say things and I heard worst by Jesse Jackson talking about Obama..

Oh here listen for yourself.

if you don't get what he is saying then well he is selling Obama out and accusing him of selling out African Americans to the white devils. racist on so many levels... I won't even bring up every rapper or comedian who use the n word like its crack.

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What comes up next? Maybe this: People are sayin’ I’m crazy, but, honestly, it’s all his fault. The reason why I’m sayin’ all of this BS is aftermaths of the concussion I’ve never had. But I just can’t do nothing against it.

Posted at 8:02 AM on Jul 23, 2010 by hope_and_light


get your head out of the glue jar!!!

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Oooooohhhh, to be in the courtroom when Mel and his lawyers start presenting their case and the shocked look on her face when the real facts and evidence are presented. Mel team has been tightlipped this whole time, quiet before the storm, LOL. I hope cameras are allowed that day.....

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TMZ needs to headline this one with a cut n paste picture of Harvey tied up on a cross and being carted off (in chaste swaddling clothes, of course) by Mel in his Mad Max or Braveheart costume ... with a lil side pic of Ox as a faux Mary.

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Let's see. As**** with extensive record of violent abuse and publicly trashing Jewish people vs "wrong gym". Ummm I'd be getting some kneepads and changing gyms again, Harv'. My money's on Oksana's story. That's even if the story was about Harvey as "the target". Sounds like TMZ's taking ownership is trying to blow the stink in a different direction. much is Gibson paying you guys off?

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#63 Julie: You are right. Just because there is some inaccuracy in the details doesn´t mean the whole story is made up. Furthermore, the fact that it sounds crazy also doesn´t mean it´s made up. Who would have believed "crazy stories" about a Kennedy assasination or a 9/11 before those events took place?

Mel Gibson is a scary,scary person. Be careful, Harvey.

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Misha the CrackHo    

Be careful Harvey, Oksana "Bin Laden" has got to have friends in the Russian Mafia who would do exactly that and then fake evidence that Mel did it... just like they faked the tapes. Harvey, keep a low profile and change your schedule!!

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This crazy bitch needs to get over herself. I guess the fact that nobody wants her is devastating to her, but if even 1/2 of the Mel stories are true, you made your bed, now lie in it!

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Whether it was the crazy Russian, Oksana, or Looney Jaffe who thought up this crazy plot there was a hit on Harvey, it's not working. It backkfired. Jaffe you aren't helping her look good by telling tales.

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