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Oksana to Be Deposed in Child Custody Case

8/1/2010 3:35 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned Oksana Grigorieva will take the oath -- swearing to tell the truth tomorrow when she is deposed in the child custody dispute with Mel Gibson.

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Sources tell us Oksana and her attorneys will meet with Mel's attorneys.

This could be tricky for Oksana because although the primary focus will be custody of Lucia, the topic of the tapes will most likely come up -- the recording and sale of them. Oksana could invoke her Fifth Amendment rights and refuse to talk about that subject.

Either way, tomorrow's events will be critical in this case. Check in with TMZ for all the updates.

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91.

emerald    

Great, in view of her so far conflicting stories will she also be adding perjury to a sworn statement?! I guess she has to now, she's put herself in way too deep by claiming he beat her all the time, that he punched her in the mouth (dentist denied it) which conveniently became the head and after dentist denied it!! Don't trust the dentist's testimony much since he claims she had the bruise but let her sway him in a) not photographing it and b) not reporting it which he is legally bound to do!! His own staff deny the bruises and you CAN'T hide a black eye with make-up!! His license is on the line, as well as his being a friend of Oskansa/Octomum for 12 years or more, dentists don't have patient/client confidentiality privileges as doctors do and neither are permitted to NOT report signs of physical abuse!!
That means the paediatrician is in hot water too if he dares to claim she told him she'd been abused and he did not report it!
You notice Timothy Dalton has not been required to give a character witness statement for Oskansa - that's because she'd probably end up worse off than now lol!! The trouble she caused him wouldn't be seen in a good light for her and would show a propensity to extortion lol!!! It was all money, money, money then too!!
Mel has just done what the Judge told him to and shut up, so why d'you automatically assume he won't deny hitting her hm?! In fact he's never admitted to hitting to her and if those tapes DO prove to be doctored or edited then perhaps radaronline should tell them how they did it (o.k, o.k only speculating) since they have been her favourite media spilling outlet for sometime now lol!!
Oskansa's biggest problem is her need for media attention, notice how big her smirk has gotten in all of her photo's hm?! She's loving being the centre of attention and boy does it show, if she was genuinely a victim she wouldn't be wearing that ****y little smile!! If instead of going to the press with all these p.r interviews she had done what the Judge told her to and kept a zip on it perhaps her credibility would not have sunk so low NO p.r team will represent her lol!! She'll probably end up like Octomum, with some reality show on MTV in a bizarre belief that we like watching this sort of crap t.v!! Thank god there's Animal Planet and National Geographic to escape to lol!!!

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92.

just curious    

91.
Don't they record depositions? Are they just audio or are they also video these days?

Posted at 3:55 PM on Aug 1, 2010 by V

The depositions I have been involved with were taken by a professional using a stenotype machine (the ones they use in a courtroom) and were transcribed on legal paper and given to the interested parties.

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93.

Spider    

Per IMDB - "But it was her personal life in Russia that caused most troubles to her and her parents, because by the age of 18 she became so attractive and desired by many, so that men of all ages could not resist from stalking her and some young men were even caught while braking into her bedroom window to get her."

By braking, do they mean coming to a stop at her bedroom window?

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94.

Curious    

KM -

Very true. Unless, I'm mistaken, however, the formal plead of the Fifth Ammendment applies to court trial. Please correct me if I am wrong.

When Mr. Mel declined to make a statement during the investigation of custody about the abuse charge, that was not a formal plea, there was no court or court appointed deposition. The investigation was about custody, not allegations of abuse. He declined a statement, he not not invoke the Fifth.

With court appointed deposition, however, I believe that would be a formal plea.

It annoys the heck out of me when so called "reporters" fail to verify these things. If I can figure it out, anyone can!

1510 days ago
95.

Curious    

By braking, do they mean coming to a stop at her bedroom window?

Posted at 4:18 PM on Aug 1, 2010 by Spider
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Probably got a look at her without the wig and makeup.

Oh dear, I'm bad. Howdy Spider!

1510 days ago
96.

Kaatje    

Curious,

"And I'm sure that if someone had struck your infant, as Miss Oksana claimed, you would damn well seek medical attention for the baby."

You bet I would - that baby's well-being would be the first priority! Never mind seeing a pediatrician for myself(lolol)- I'd be at the hospital with my child while filing charges with the police against the abuser.

"She states that Mr. Mel hit her, hit the child, threatened her and children with a gun AND she has witnesses!"

Maybe they're invisible witnesses? Kinda like her invisible bruise? :0)

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97.

KM    

Curious,

I am not sure if she could plead the 5th as she is basing her claim for full custody on abuse....Maybe she could claim it on how ROL got it...but I don't know how she can plead the 5th and still claim abuse...

1510 days ago
98.

wondering    

I think we should petition the judge to allow us all to be able to question the witnesses tomorrow!

1510 days ago
99.

StarryStarryNight    

did anyone watch george and cindy anthony's depositions? they're caylee's grandparents.

lol...both got really pizzed off during the questioning. it was a riot. cindy was smacking her gum and drinking water every other second.

that's going to be oink$ana.

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100.

Spider    

By braking, do they mean coming to a stop at her bedroom window?

Posted at 4:18 PM on Aug 1, 2010 by Spider
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Probably got a look at her without the wig and makeup.

Oh dear, I'm bad. Howdy Spider!

Posted at 4:22 PM on Aug 1, 2010 by Curious
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Hey Curious - I read some of her mini biography. Clearly written by someone for whom english is a second language. And it's like 2 pages long, whereas most other mini bio's are a paragraph or so.

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101.

Curious    

Maybe they're invisible witnesses? Kinda like her invisible bruise? :0)

Posted at 4:23 PM on Aug 1, 2010 by Kaatje
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There IS a conspiracy on these boards to make me snort water over my screen. lol

And KM -

I would not be surprised if she took the plea about how ROL got hold of the recordings, or how they have been tampered with, or why there's no evidence of injury to the baby, or why she didn't seek emergency assistance or even report the incident at the time, or . . . well dang, it's going to be awful quiet tomorrow.

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102.

Curious    

Hey Curious - I read some of her mini biography. Clearly written by someone for whom english is a second language. And it's like 2 pages long, whereas most other mini bio's are a paragraph or so.

Posted at 4:34 PM on Aug 1, 2010 by Spider
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Truly. I find it rather indicative of an inflated ego and makes me inclined to believe some of the assessments made of Miss Oksana's character beyond her obvious lack of maternal instinct.

1510 days ago
103.

middleagedcrazy    

"The tapes were erased a long time ago --" (with hand gestures). Anybody remember or have something to say about that? I posted earlier about ABC making fun of tape alterations, but heavens-to-betsy, this is truly nuts! Of course, that is why we are here. Anybody else see the resemblance with Steven Tyler since I am not sure who he is, but TMZ must have put the picture next to hers for a reason?

1510 days ago
104.

Maria Ashot    

No. 84, Mel:

The faked pregnancy scenario sounds so perverse, it perfectly fits the psychological profile of this manipulative harpy.

All I can say, having just recently attended someone's actual pregnancy & childbirth & the early infancy period: NONE of the pictures ever shown of OG "pregnant" or "just given birth" made any kind of sense: she was way too skinny in all of them.

She NEVER looked like a genuine "new Mom." She never had the tired face, patchy complexion, soft gaze, puffy features, disheveled hair, plump arms, thickened waist, swollen thighs or distended belly of a woman who has actually just given birth to a second child... Most particularly if a woman has a child by caesarean -- Lucia was born "several weeks premature" -- the initial Mother + Baby pictures should look considerably heavier & less glamorous.

Face it, even Claudia Schiffer, when she has a baby, takes a couple of months to regain that fresh, fit, getting-enough-sleep glow.

Furthermore, no actual biological mother of a weeks old infant would ever consider having the baby in the room, in her arms, while the "father" is having a fit of rage. She will walk away, go to another room (plenty of them in these opulent homes), lock the door & keep her newborn -- especially one born prematurely! -- away from all the commotion. She will not be able to calmly carry on arguing while her baby shrieks and shrieks...

It does indeed sound more and more as if Mel Gibson got taken for a huge, huge ride... He's busy, filming, planning, editing: it is not that difficult, indeed, if a woman is determined, to engineer a bogus conception -- from a married man with seven prior children who works 20 hours out of every 24... And happens to, let us remember, have a robust list of enemies.

As do all kinds of talented people. Did you read the nutjob above who throws in Russell Crowe, for good measure? ANOTHER artistic genius superstar who works hard and occasionally has flashes of temper...?

Might I remind all you people who have it in for the Alpha Males amongst us that we need these types & some of them occupy positions of tremendous authority -- Rahm Emmanuel, for example?

*** Picking up on something earlier: Gene, No. 26: I agree with the postr who pointed out what we find objectionable about Oksana... Has nothing to do with being Russian or foreign. Lots of perfectly reasonable striving Russians, including some who resort to marginal sources of revenue, who would never in a million years dream of engaging in such a crazy, high-risk scheme as Ms. Delusional, here... She imagined it would be a slam-dunk, because that is how the criminal mind operates: the reason there are criminals is that there are a lot of fools who imagine they can outsmart everybody else... ***

Middleaged, thank you for posting the HILARIOUS citation from her imdb "bio.." More evidence of Ms. Delusional... Let me offer some context for those who, like Laurie, only know NYC:

Saransk, tiny provincial backwater with about 200K pop when OG was born there, in the "Republic of Mordovia" (not to be confused with Moldova) where large segments of the population are Tatars or Mordva -- Central Asian tribal groups -- which would explain the straight jet-black hair & swarthy skin & angular limbs. Kazan, a city of about a million, also very provincial, also heavily populated by Tatars (capital of Muslim Tatarstan, by the way). It owuld be the equivalent of being born in Casper, Wyoming and attending a conservatory in Puerto Rico. Why didn't she graduate? Well, in 1990-1991, the USSR went into a tailspin; what limited legitimate income opportunities for bold young girls evaporated. During these years, high school surveys conducted by sociologists revealed that the most popular career choice of Russian girls (ages 13 & up) was "valyutnaya prostitutka" -- a sex worker who only accepted foreign clients & would work for whatever foreign currency she could get paid in. "Sex work" literally EXPLODED in all the major cities of the ex-USSR at the time... And yes, indeed, many prostitutes actually went to work for the KGB & equivalents (more than ever before) & were used in assorted sordid schemes to blackmail & compromise all kinds of interesting foreigner "clients"...

OG did not fly from Kazan to London. She went via Moscow: they all do, learning the tricks of the trade, so to speak, in that vice-ridden capital... She dumped the first Russian sap she married -- the one who helped her (she would have needed the help) get the all-important "exit visa" (at the time, it wasn't a question of just booking an airline ticket as a 'tourist'). She also married for the UK do***entation, just like Anna Chapman & a host of others. I fully expect she has a British passport of some kind... She didn't spend all those years with Dalton because there was no one else who caught her eye!

Yes, all along the way, there were lame-brain males helping her, along with a few dimwitted women... Even now, with RadarOnline. My take on the "legally acquired" tapes? Either they were "leased" in some form (a licensing deal) or they were MANUFACTURED outright...

From a legal, parsing words standpoint, if OG hypothetically recorded MG on that fateful night, or a couple of times, and then had the tapes REMIXED -- doctored, edited, manufactured with lines (including lines from his motion pictures) spliced in -- that would, strictly speaking, mean they were "not the original tapes" meaning she had NOT in literal fact leaked the actual true recordings, but only a doctored, remixed faked version of them...

And that, while it might appear to Ms. Delusional to be a "neat trick" to cir***vent the letter of the court order, very obviously falls in the Character Assassination, Tampering with Evidence, Obstruction of Justice, Sabotage of Commercial Interests, Copyright & Trademark Infringement... Malicious Prosecution... etc. etc. etc. All kinds of big words she never heard of in Saransk or Kazan.

For one thing, Mel's voice -- any actor's voice -- is his INSTRUMENT, his tool of the trade, and may not simply be used & tampered with at will by any bimbo with a good computer...

Summing up: Yes, it does indeed seem that it is only just dawning on this Low-Life (whoever she actually is) that she has dug herself into a huge hole of legal trouble. Tomorrow should be interesting.

Will she tell the truth? Of course not. Can she? Of course not. Does her oath mean anything? Not on your life. This woman is 100% False. BUT she is bound to be incapable of not giving the game away. Look, I'm not even a lawyer, and I am not being paid. I spent 3 minutes thinking about this case & the Truth is as Self-Evident as The Light of Day.

Or, as they say in Russian: "Someone stitched this suit up with big thick stitches of white thread." Oksana, the jig is up. Your goose is cooked. That's why those brainiacs that initially thought they should side with you jumped ship: they were trying to rescue whatever (little) remained of their reputations.

And now, as always happens in these cases, even the very people who had originally egged you on -- including your sister -- will be the first ones to sell you out to save their own skins.

You really ought to go see some more complex movies when you do go. You might learn something.

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105.

KM    

Curious

Well we see how good her acting skills are lol.....from listening to the tapes and seeing her live....her lawyers must be having strokes, or they may just walk out too.....

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