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Oksana Ready to Sue Mel Gibson Over Music

7/28/2010 9:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

There's a new legal war brewing between Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva -- and this one's over her music ... which she can't release without his signature

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Sources close to Oksana tell TMZ that she's prepared to sue Gibson to release a CDs worth of new music that he executive produced and co-wrote.

As we first reported, Mel's not in the mood to sign over his publishing rights on the music because his team believes Oksana's trying to destroy him.

At this point, Mel letting Oksana release a CD and go on a promotional tour would be like Obama letting Kim Jong-Il borrow a nuclear warhead.

Our sources on both sides, say the music matter will most likely land in court -- or become a high-priced bargaining chip in negotiations for a financial settlement.

And the band played on...

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76.

lee    

In all honesty, folks, how many posters want to go all 'Mel-Gibson' on Anon's dumb ass right about now????

The same imbecilic remarks on a loop again and again and again....

1511 days ago
77.

V    

Aren't producers like bankers? They provide the cash initially for production costs and they use the assets as collaterial? They have priority to get their money back first. Didn't Mel Gibson's ICON suffer a loss, as well as Gibson personally, with Oksana's first debut work? Maybe Oksana owes Mel money right now and that is why no new release? Didn't she say in FEB. 2010 after Beautiful Heartache her next project was going to be to score Mel's movie? Did she forget she had a second album ready for release? Or is there even any music? Afterall, she claims she has been composing since the age of 7 and her debut release didn't happen until she was 39!

With all the negative press this woman has stirred up why would anyone want to invest in her? The lawsuits she filed last year would certainly discourage folks too wouldn't it? Doesn't she have a history of neglecting to understand the MUSIC industry is a COLLABORATIVE environment. She has a pattern of ignoring others work (words, music, voice, and arrangements) and goes after SOLE rights without paying others for their contribution. Isn't that stealing?

Artists have a choice how they finance their work and what the terms are to any contract they sign, don't they? Is Oksana trying to turn the hands of time backwards? Life doesn't work that way does it? Maybe this lady should have watched the RAY CHARLES story a bit closer? Or sought wise counsel from someone like David Foster (who is listed on her myspace site as a friend. The man has won over 15 grammies!) BEFORE she signed contracts!

1511 days ago
78.

viewer    

I wish this talentless hooker would go away and leave him alone. If she really thought he beat her and the baby she would not have waited 6 mos to report this. She would not leak these tapes and keep going after him. Clearly he has some issues and is not entirely innocent here, however it speaks volumes that his wife of almost 30 years said he was never violent with her and she has been with him thru alcoholism. I think the reason oksanas teeth looked broken is because she is a CRACK addict and an obvious one at though. She is gross. I hope he comes out of this a better person and hope she goes back to the gutter where she belongs.

1511 days ago
79.

igotfleasfromtmz    

word has it Mel is bigger than Tim

1511 days ago
80.

itsMeAgain    

Mel should have not commuted Adultery breaking one of the Ten Commandments has driven him MAD.

Posted at 5:55 AM on Jul 28, 2010 by jessup

what took you so long? did you have to go look up the 10 Commandments?
so since Mel broke one of the Commandments, you think you are entitled to also?

King David also committed adultery and also had a child and married Bathsheba. God FORGAVE him when David REPENTED and Bathsheba's son Solomon became King!


Samson also became enchanted by the Philistine controlled Delilah...Samson REPENTED and GOD FORGAVE HIM ALSO!

GOD FORGIVES THOSE THAT REPENT! EVEN IF IDIOT MAN DON'T!so if you want to follow Jesus's footsteps, just keep your idiotic comments to yourself!

BTW, since you are so perfect without sin, go ahead and continue to cast that stone!

1511 days ago
81.

jessup    

Oh God please help Mel Gibson. His heart is filled with pain, and hate. Help him heal and not listen to public opinion.

1511 days ago
82.

I'm Right    

Did Israeli spies record and release the Mel Gibson audio tapes to the public?

According to www.playbimbo.com it's a possiblity.

If Mel Gibson's girlfriend didn't release the audio tapes, who did? Israeli Mossad spies perhaps?

If the headline above sounds too far-fetched and conspiratorial,one should consider the old adage 'truth is stranger than fiction'; it may apply here. As outlined in Fox TV News reports and reported by numerous mainstream news outllets over the years, Israeli spies are rampant in America, spying on their political enemies and trying to discredit those who speak out against Zionism.

Oksana Grigorieva, Gibson's Russian ex-girlfriend and mother of their eight month old baby daughter, insists that she did not release the audio of the inflamatory calls to the public: "I didn't release anything and I'm not happy with the lies being spread", she said, as reported by People Magazine. Oksana and Gibson allegedly signed a contract in May agreeing that she would not release the tapes to the public. What's not clear thus far is why Grigorieva is not being charged with illegal wiretapping. Nevertheless, if she didn't release the tapes, who did? Who would have the motive and opportunity to do such a thing? The tapes appear to have been professionally recorded, and some experts contend that they are doctored and edited.

1511 days ago
83.

At    

She will probably be able to release the music but he will definitely be paid for it. He will make money on this and not even have to do anything.

1511 days ago
84.

itsMeAgain    

He is no songwriter.

She's no singer, guess they're even.

Posted at 5:59 AM on Jul 28, 2010 by MoodSwing916

what do you mean? i think EMINEM got all his angry raps from Mel...Mel wrote most of those words!! Just kidding..LOL..

Just that all these raps that are out these days are even worse than what Mel has been saying to this skank (which are true)

Mel should have put all his phone calls to a rap music then it should have been acceptable!

1511 days ago
85.

itsMeAgain    

Oh God please help Mel Gibson. His heart is filled with pain, and hate. Help him heal and not listen to public opinion.

Posted at 6:12 AM on Jul 28, 2010 by jessup

Mel's heart is filled with hate just for the skank not everyone else. his heart is FILLED with PAIN, YES...

and ty for praying for him...that was a kind thing to do.

Just make sure you BELIEVE what you say in those prayers!

1511 days ago
86.

lee    

Uh,

Public opinion seems to be on Mel's side, fyi

And if Okskanka keeps going, she's going to win his case, get pr on his side, hell, by the time she's done showing us ALL her wonderful self, we'll want to buy mel a drink and scream and yell at her ourselves!!!!!!

I personally wouldn't have lasted 3 years, ugh, 3 MONTHS w/ someone like her.....BJ's or not!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1511 days ago
87.

alex    

it's as if the lowest denominator of skankitude has met in these two. poor lucia.

1511 days ago
88.

Tellthetruth59    

@by I'm Right

Israeli spies would not have done such amateur hack job with those tapes. I can only think of one person where the words "amateur" and "hack" apply in this situation and it's Oksana.

1511 days ago
89.

itsMeAgain    

I personally wouldn't have lasted 3 years, ugh, 3 MONTHS w/ someone like her.....BJ's or not!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted at 6:18 AM on Jul 28, 2010 by lee

unfortunately, devils usually are the nicest pple until they are cast out having no more will to behave like a sheep.
i guess she was finally tired of acting nice and her true self showed itself. she also was enjoying all the money Mel was bestowing upon her...until Mel saw how she has slowly changed over the years and realized how he has been duped!

1511 days ago
90.

what?    

anon = Oksana?
reason: strong hatred/jealousy to Mel's ex-wife

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