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Oksana's Closest Advisor -- Long Rap Sheet

10/4/2010 1:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

A man with a history of firearms abuse has become Oksana Grigorieva's key man and constant companion, and friends of Mel Gibson say he is deeply concerned about the safety of baby Lucia.

Oksana bodyguard.
Kristian Otto Herzog has been working as Oksana's bodyguard for months, but multiple sources in the case say he has become so involved in the custody war, he is calling the shots. Herzog is the reason Oksana has changed lawyers so frequently -- when he doesn't like them, they go.

Herzog -- who now has what is described as a "deep relationship" with Oksana -- is constantly around 11-month-old Lucia, and Gibson is worried.

For starters, Herzog has repeatedly impersonated a police officer with loaded firearms. 

In 2009 alone, he was arrested twice and each case involved firearms. According to court records, in April, Herzog chased two men who were driving in Hollywood, confronted them and accused them of cutting him off.  Authorities say Herzog impersonated a cop in his Crown Victoria, with a placard on the dash which read "Police Interceptor." Herzog was carrying a loaded semiautomatic firearm.

In May 2009, Herzog followed a woman out of a Ralph's supermarket, turned on lights and a siren he rigged on his car ... and after she stopped, he began asking her personal questions. She freaked out, drove away and found a nearby cop, who arrested Herzog. At the time of his arrest, Herzog had a knife in his boot as well as a loaded semiautomatic handgun which was not registered to him.

Herzog was charged with multiple crimes and pled no contest in October, 2009 to two counts of impersonating an officer -- both felonies. He was sentenced to one year in jail but was given credit for time served -- he was in jail for 255 days after his second arrest in May.  He is on three years probation and prohibited from possessing a firearm.

But recently, two people accused Herzog of making death threats against them for not testifying against Mel Gibson in the ongoing war.

Herzog, who has an explosive temper and uses it frequently with the players in the current case, including Oksana's lawyers, has been convicted of two other crimes.

It's ironic -- since their mediation, Oksana has claimed Mel Gibson is a danger to his children, yet she is allowing a man with a history of firearms abuse and a nuclear temper to essentially live at her home, where he is constantly around the baby.

Sources tell us ... Mel's people have asked Oksana to keep Herzog away from the baby, but she refuses.

No comment from Oksana's camp.

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igotfleasfromtmz    

I would think stopping a female and asking personal questions is very very close to a sex crime.

1446 days ago
47.

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1446 days ago
48.

igotfleasfromtmz    

Really when you're shopping for a bodygaurd convicted felon is NOT on the list. When your house is on fire you don't add more fire.

Posted at 1:58 AM on Oct 4, 2010 by Mishie

We are now seeing the real Konsie

1446 days ago
49.

misssahara    

27. This is frightening! It is probably the tip of the iceberg... and hopefully Mel's lawyers are hard at work to resolve this ASAP.
And I sure don't understand Dalton allowing his son in that house! Posted at 1:20 AM on Oct 4, 2010 by ohreally
TD allowed his son to stay in that house when everyone in the world listened for false tapes in Inet, every day a "new horrific part"... TD didn't take away his son,he didn't treat like a responsible father...
TD allows his son to stay in "mad Mel's" house and to live on Mel's money. Is it undecently.
Now everybody knows that Oksa was a kept mistress and her son understands what did his mother for money to have "Mr.Gibson's life style"...This fact doesn't terrify TD as a father
...and after that Oksa's lawyer says that TD is better person than Mel??? Simply TD gives a damn about unloved son, and that past time Oksa was unskilled blackmailer and didn't record TD. Mel pays for everything, even for living Oksa's felonious family and Oksa's lawyers!! Mel fights for his daughter, because he clearly realizes what kind of breeding his daughter'll get from her mother...Mel is more responsible and caring father,particularly at the present time, when he lives without Robyn He's a sole defender of his daughter!

1446 days ago
50.

gonesi    

I hope you people don't go feeling sorry of Oki. Remember she chose the body guard for a friend. If left alone with Mel's kid, she would put Luci in contact with the same kind of people all over again. Water seeks its own level.

These are the kind of people Oki is comfortable with. These are the kinds of decisions she will continually make. Look at her parents. She is just like them, and if Luci isn't taken out of that, she will grow up to be just like Oki.


Oki has values, they are just not anything most of the world values. Her values are riot mentality. Grab, steal, lie and run from the truth and the law with her little bag of ill gotten gains. The normal person wouldn't admire her loot because of the way she got it. That is why she will always seek out someone like the bodyguard. They share values.
And so will Luci in about 10 years.

1446 days ago
51.

noneofur business    

TMZ!!!! ENOUGH ALREADY!!! NO ONE GIVES A **** ABOUT MEL GIBSON AND HIS GOLD DIGGIN BABY MOMMA!!! WE WANT SOMETHING NEW AND FRESH. GIVE IT A REST ALREADY.

1446 days ago
52.

gonesi    

Also, don't think of her as Britney Spears either. Britney, was a child brought up in an area that people believe in kindness and trusting other people. Britney never got to have a childhood or interact with people very much. What happened to her was horrible.

Oki is a grown woman. Very use to the ways of the world. And it would seem one of the most manipulative women on the outside of a set of prison bars I've heard of. This woman will continualy choose this type of person for a friend because they are alike.

1446 days ago
53.

WhoKnows    

"Deep relationship"? What is she thinking? I realize she has never grasped the concept of critical thinking. She's got some real dandies surrounding her. Her mother...who was the mastermind behind the "taping"; her sister, who is not only ugly but is complicit in a crime; and this goon, who obviously doesn't care she's destroying everybody around her. Yeah..they care about her, don't they? I think if Mel is required to pay for security, he should be able to choose who to hire. Geez, I hate these people more by the day.

1446 days ago
54.

Maya    

It is well-known in LA who this guy is. TMZ is a little late with this story.

1446 days ago
55.

WhoKnows    

Not all of us live in LA, Maya. LOL So it's news to me!

1446 days ago
56.

little aussie reader    

Oh please! I don't believe for one minute that Mel hit Skanksana at all, let alone with a baby in her arms. He grew up here in Oz in the 60's and 70's... folks here of that era have standards and the big no-no is/was hitting a woman. I call bullsh*t! The "tapes" were altered, of that there is no doubt (in my mind anyway)and that female sh*t-heel is a leech of the highest order.
As gonesi said water finds it's own level.... some of us in Australia say sh*t finds it's own level. Skanksana fantasised she was in Mels' league but the nature of the beast prevails....she is, in reality, on the same level as this Herzog thug. They're both bottom-feeders and they deserve each other. Please, someone, save those children stat!

1446 days ago
57.

Ray    

I wonder what can be done to help Lucia. I can only imagine what is going through mr. Gibson's mind.

1446 days ago
58.

Kilmerfan     

Get the kid out of there Herzog is bad stuff, now I have to go back to bed for it is early in my town Hi all. Had to feed the cats.

Herzog sounds like a pimp.

Team Mel.

1446 days ago
59.

Natasja    

Can't he ask for a restraining order against that dude? I mean that he has to stay a mile away from Lucia?

1446 days ago
60.

jechrist    

i've always thought that there is something missing in OG's head for her not to realize that you just don't do this to people. there is something about her [judging by what she did to MG} there is something missing in that womans brain that she paraded MG's 'problems' around befor the whole world.
and now it's making sense. she a criminal in cahoots with another criminal. they are both shakedown artists. it's all making sense now. the lawyer...he's another slightly criminal part of the whole picture. but the body guard probably dreamt this up. it's just too stupid for OG to do alone. i wonder who else is party to it. they are probably waiting for a pay out in the hundreds of millions.

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