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Mel's Babysitter:

He Freaked Out

Before Fight

8/14/2010 11:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Sources tell TMZ the babysitter for Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva was front and center for the beginning of the now-famous January 6 blowup. 

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In the hours before the incident, Oksana went to a basketball game ... leaving Mel, baby Lucia and the babysitter at Mel's Malibu home.

According to sources connected with the case, the babysitter says Mel "began freaking out" while Oksana was gone, "slamming doors, cussing and screaming at someone on the phone."  The babysitter says Mel was screaming to someone on the phone, "I want to f**king destroy you."

We're told the babysitter called Oksana and urged her to come home because Mel was losing it.  The babysitter claims, "Mel was possessed and completely out of control."

Sources say the babysitter was present when Oksana returned home but left before anything physical occurred.

Other sources, however, question the babysitter's claims, because they say she never previously made any such allegations.

People connected with the babysitter tell us she didn't come forward with her story because she's fearful of Mel and is fighting stage 4 cancer and undergoing chemo. 

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46.

Shell    

stage4 cancer? working?

Posted at 1:26 AM on Aug 14, 2010 by wondering
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that struck me as odd, too. At that level and with chemo treatments I doubt she has the strenghth to care for a child. Who woudl anyone even ask a woman with health that poor to take care of a child? I think they tried floating this story around weeks ago and now are bringing it back to the forefront....lame...

1475 days ago
47.

Michael    

She mentions she didn't want anything to happen and she is affraid of Mel and of course, throw in there Cancer she is fighting...looks like she is looking for some support now! And NOW she is coming forward which of course sounds like Oksana is "helping her out"!!

1475 days ago
48.

MAXny    

By the time this is all over, whatever money she gets from Mel will be gone because this Russian whore has to pay off so many people.

1475 days ago
49.

Shell    

@wondering - I'm posted this over on the Mel back in LA story but putting here for you as well...

anyone have a link to that vid clip where ox was pushing the cameramen away from her gate? can't seem to locate it with google now

Posted at 1:02 AM on Aug 14, 2010 by wondering
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I'm a litle late but here is one of the videos with hte paps at her gate.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Th2RpPigi5g

Posted at 5:30 AM on Aug 14, 2010 by Shell

1475 days ago
50.

shyone    

@wondering post 30

How ironic you should invoke the hilarious ghost of Danny Kaye, an egotist with problems with depression, whose own scandals never became public during his lifetime.

Most of us will be able to ignore all this scandal when watching Gibson movies in the future, just like we do when watching Danny Kaye.

This scandal will all fade with time no matter how it all plays out.

1475 days ago
51.

Shell    

posting from another story here for the team mel cyber slueths.....
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I find it odd that the yacht is in Malibu all of a sudden. AM resides in Moscow, OXy flew to Moscow recently...hmmmmmm....

AM was business partners with Sergey Popov....I thought that Sergey was involved with Oxy or the Russian doctor as well? or am I confused with all these russian names? LOL

Posted at 6:15 AM on Aug 14, 2010 by Shell

1475 days ago
52.

Parker    

Most people still don't know abot Danny Kaye (I don't) and what makes you think if ppl DID know in his lifetime it wouldn't have had an effect?

And what makes you say this won't effect many people's enjoyment of him. He never even recovered from his DUI. Neither did Penn who was once regarded as one of the finest actors in the country. He works but not in high profile films. Violence, sexism and racism (the latter two issues didn't bother Oksana much either) is too much ugly for a lot of people. Most people aren't like Oksana in that respect.

1475 days ago
53.

Andolini    

mel's douche bag and he cheated on his wife for this...he deserves all this and more..-Loser

1475 days ago
54.

Kaatje    

Stage IV cancers have often metastasized, or spread to other organs or throughout the body.

This happened to my friend last year - she had kidney cancer, and once she found out it was already too late. They did try to fight it, but from diagnosis to her death, she only lasted nine months. Once it had spread, she could not function enough to take care of her own two children (ages 6 & 8) - she needed help. She was exhausted, slept a lot and her legs were too swollen to walk. Her lungs needed to be drained from the fluid building, she had tubes in her body and required oxygen to help her.

I personally do not see how someone with such an advanced stage of cancer could be working - babysitting a 3 month old. This story really doesn't "fly."

1475 days ago
55.

ar123    

Please stop reporting this!

NO MORE!

1475 days ago
56.

Ginger    

She lost me at '..he was possessed.'

1475 days ago
57.

Parker    

Tabloids have lawyers on hand to see what they can get away with. This can be totally made up bc they're running out of material. It probably is.

There's no real need for another witness who didn't see the attack and who already left the house. There were already alleged witnesses who DID see the attack.

But look how many hits it's getting. If everyone stops posting the players will get less attention. It's the attention that propels the players to do stunts and the tabloids to make up stories.

1475 days ago
58.

Michael    

How sad...
Please, let me get this right...

We're told Oksy's former babysitter is fighting Stage 4 Cancer going through Chemo, and less than 6 months ago she was perfectly fine working as her babysitter. This is sad. However before we hand
Oksana the key to Mel's life savings, I do have a couple of
questions...

1. When was she diagnosed with Cancer?
2. What type of cancer does she have?
3. When did she stop working for Mr. Gibson?
4. When did she reach Stage 4? It doesn't happen overnight
5. Why haven't we heard anything from her until now?
6. Why wasn't she brought in as a witness by the court?
7. What hospital is she being treated at, and who diagnosed her?

It isn't that I don't trust Ms. G. I'm wondering why this
person just dropped in her lap this morning, now that the
wrath of the US Legal System is bearing down on her
like a freight train.

If this person is really suffering from Stage 4 Cancer, the kind
that doctors diagnose, and she's gone from completely healthy to terminal in less than 6 months I feel sad and sorry for her.

Interesting that she's not mentioned anywhere by anyone before,
and that private investigators for the court, Oksana and
Mr. Gibson have never considered her as a key witness till now.

It's all about money. Every man in Oksy's life has been a
stepping stone to lead her to fame and fortune. Either they
are sucked in, used, and dumped or they catch on and dump her
first. Not once in 23+ years [passport years not "real" years]
has Oksana been in a relationship with a man where he wasn't
used, at one level or another, to "move up". Period.

1475 days ago
59.

kelly    

If I remember right Mel was unhappy with OKY because she was having the housekeeper to come to her house. She said the baby was there so the house keeper should be there. Mel told her to get her own housekeeper that he was paying her to be at his house.

1475 days ago
60.

Michael    

Something I just noticed.

Either this story is out of left field, or the
relationship between Oksy and ROL has gone sour.
Either that, or ROL is preparing for a lawsuit
and playing the whole Oksy thing way down.

Why do I say this?

Because, there is not ONE WORD of this story
on the ROL website this morning. I mean, I'm sure
they will run with it the second they see it here,
but EVERY single story surrounding Osky has
originated at ROL, until this morning.

Just something to consider...

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