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Oksana Taking on Debt to Fund War with Mel

7/30/2010 11:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Sources close to Oksana Grigorieva say she's going broke trying to battle Mel Gibson -- and, in fact, TMZ has learned Oksana's already had to take out a loan to pay her high-powered legal team.

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Multiple sources tell us that Oksana took out a loan just to make partial payment to her attorneys ... and she's also maxed out credit cards to fund what's become a legal World War with Gibson, who's hired three law firms. Legally speaking, it shapes up like David vs. Goliath.

People connected to Oksana claim Gibson cut off almost all support payments back in May when the mediation talks ended -- and Oksana turned her back on a $15 million agreement. Currently, we're told, Mel's only paying child support to the tune of $5,000 per month.

If Oksana's getting limited financial support from Mel -- and we know she isn't working -- then here's the obvious question: where's she getting money to live day to day?

We're told Oksana's seeking retroactive support payments from Gibson.


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76.

V    

Wonder what she used for collaterial? And I wonder what entity gave her the loan? Could this money she received be re-routed to her account but actually have originated with the sale of those illegal tapes?

Don't stories surfacing yet again about how cash strapped she is actually throw some gas on the fire she IS concerned about MONEY, she has not managed her money wisely through the years, and she quite possibly seeing the writing on the wall her relationship with Mel was over chose to try and bolster her finances by extortion? Wouldn't it have made more sense to NOT speak of money AT ALL giving the impression she doesn't care about money or has not monetary problems? Understand that would be virtually impossible for Oksana because she and her friends and family have made a practice of mentioning money since the woman moved to the UK when she was 19!


If this was approved and circulated by her new PR guy, didn't he just shoot himself and Oksana in the foot? Or could the deal/contract she signed with the new PR firm included money in her pocket and it was very important to make sure the amount was published as a loan to soley protect the PR firm?

Finally - since there is an active EXTORTION, and there additionally is the sale of the court sealed illegal recording wouldn't any loan she secured need to be examined by authorities? If Oksana went to a regular Joe lender like a bank wouldn't there be loan papers listing assets, debts, etc. Anyone else find it creditible she MAXED out her credit cards, she owns no real estate, her car has depreciated and was originally a gift, her job/career is in an industry notoriously unreliable, her most recent job reference, well.. surely wouldn't work positively for her, and she is not a citizen of the US, AND WILL ALL THESE FACTORS SHE COULD QUALIFY FOR A LOAN AT ALL at the moment our credit has tightened across the world?

Remember she and her team released something several weeks ago about her reduced to providing food for her children by using credit cards? The inference was Mel was not paying properly for Lucia. (and by releasing such a story it also cast a negative light on Timothy Dalton paying for Sasha's welfare). NOW THIS STORY says she USED HER CREDIT CARDS to PAY FOR ATTORNEYS. NOT to pay for her children's welfare, not to even provide FOOD or SHELTER for her or her children BUT TO HIRE MORE ATTORNEYS TO FILE MORE MOTIONS TO HELP HER ACHIEVE HER DESIRES.

I really really wish TMZ would FIND OUT IF Oksana was given the HOUSE in Cheswick when TImothy Dalton and she split. If the 4Million reported in the UK papers at that time (2005) included the HOUSE or the money was separate. Anyway you look at it, she arrived in the US with a great deal of money didn't she? Where did she live? Did she buy property and make sure she wisely set up a budget and establish a home for her and Sasha or did she blow it all on clothes, plastic surgery, and her celebrity/career climb? The UK papers did great work when Oksana and Timothy Dalton became an item. Why hasn't anyone there or here updated her movements so folks can have a better understanding of who this woman really was versus the evermorphing backstory she and her team try to get us to swallow?

I for one want to know how she was able to locate to the US? Did she have a VISA? Was Sasha born here and that allowed her to come here? Where and how did she live? Who or what did she do between 2005 and 2009 when she met Mel Gibson in Boston?

She filed a lawsuit last year against Sam Oriti in CA claiming the Pink panty piano photo shoot her property because she paid for the underwear, the session and it occured in her home in 2004. 2004? So she was already living in the US while married to Timothy Dalton? Did the legal filing happen in the US or England or BOTH?

Why do media outfits prefer to regurgitate stuff from this woman instead of digging for the REST OF THE STORY?

1359 days ago
77.

V    

Sorry all. Not sure why it posted twice? One I made so many grammar mistakes I cleaned it up before actually posting.Curiously the cleaned up version appears first. VERY VERY SORRY!

1359 days ago
78.

Pimpcessa    

V
Bend over so we can give you your spanking now, haha.

1359 days ago
79.

michael    

$5,000 per month is more than enough for child support.
Bitch needs to get a job to support herself.

1359 days ago
80.

janet    

Don't feel sorry for her at all. Her "people" are jumping her sinking ship for lack of payment. She is still living in Gibsons house he is paying for. Her only asset is the baby. Im glad Gibson is only giving 5k for support which is still alot regardless of how much money he has. Gibson has the money to stretch all of this out.

1359 days ago
81.

wasted days and wasted nights    

She could've walked away from the marriage as a rich, hot woman. At this rate, she'll leave it as a not-so-rich, crazy woman. She should pull the plug on her crazy and get herself into a meeting with Mel and settle this now, with a public apology for all the drama. That or let her big lips sink her ship.

1359 days ago
82.

Idiot!    

What a stupid money grubbing, gold digging whore. She's in it for the money, nothing more, regardless of how she claims "I'm only doing this for my child"... BULLSH*T. The skank just wants more money...

1359 days ago
83.

beachgal    

Radar: "Mel's Email to Oksana After Brawl: 'I Am Unspeakably Sorry."
Sooo. He admits to everything, verbally and in written messages. The doctor & dentist confirm her injuries. There are photos of the damage he caused. He is a vile woman-beater that got caught, hope he gets prison time.
And TMZ needs to stop attacking the victim when there is clear proof he beat her, their baby & threatened her life.

1359 days ago
84.

azlee    

just astounds me on the amount of child support in these cases, but I have to remind myself that the courts award money so the child has the same kind of life after the split as they would if they were in the same household. Seems kind of strange since they weren't living together anyway but she was his mistress.

I read somewhere that when Mel and Ox got together that his children asked him not to marry her, they didn't trust her. I want to believe that Mel listened to them and didn't. So what does the courts do with a mistress and a child. Mel said in one of the recordings, (the last one?) he would take care them where they will comfortable. Man he didn't say he would where they would be rich! If he gives this type of money to her, I hope the company doesn't provide a house for her also. A nice apartment would be good to live in and raise a couple of children.

1359 days ago
85.

middleagedcrazy    

Good Morning! Just remembered old vocalization exercises.

Me me me me me me -- (Not enough response for the conductor)

Money money money money money -- (smiles and laughs)

Wish I was younger and could collect child support like that. Tee hee, giggle snort.

1359 days ago
86.

cluesarethere    

@beachgal

Mel said 'I am unspeakably sorry' that he got involved with that skank. There has be no reliable proof as to date as to any of her accusations. Mel is the victim here.

1359 days ago
87.

Jeannie    

Why doesn't she just get a job!

1359 days ago
88.

lee    

Well, did you smash them in the face and stalk them with verbally agressive phonecalls?

Posted at 5:28 AM on Jul 30, 2010 by John Wills

The point is that she was not smashed in the face and there is evidence to dispute her claims that she was. "Stalk them with verbally aggressive phone calls" has also not yet been proven. As a matter of fact, there is evidence the phone calls were altered. Keep in mind, this woman never contacted the authorities, never took herself to the doctor or her baby to the doctor, exposed her and her children to this "dangerous man" for months following these alleged incidents.

Evidence has also surfaced that clearly point to Oksana as a liar and possible extortionist.

Posted at 5:53 AM on Jul 30, 2010 by Genna

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Beautifully articulated

1359 days ago
89.

azlee    

Yikes Lee, I think your enter key got stuck! yeah I changed my nic to azlee from Lee because it got too confusing.

1359 days ago
90.

lee    

@genna


Well, did you smash them in the face and stalk them with verbally agressive phonecalls?

Posted at 5:28 AM on Jul 30, 2010 by John Wills

The point is that she was not smashed in the face and there is evidence to dispute her claims that she was. "Stalk them with verbally aggressive phone calls" has also not yet been proven. As a matter of fact, there is evidence the phone calls were altered. Keep in mind, this woman never contacted the authorities, never took herself to the doctor or her baby to the doctor, exposed her and her children to this "dangerous man" for months following these alleged incidents.

Evidence has also surfaced that clearly point to Oksana as a liar and possible extortionist.

Posted at 5:53 AM on Jul 30, 2010 by Genna

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Beautifully articulated

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