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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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HEY - Oksana's mom claims Oksana learned to sew so well she tailored a fur trimmed coat before the age of 10!

616/ Hmm, If she is so much the seamstress, why did Igor's mother (her first victim/husband, ticket to London) have to pay to have her wedding dress sewn and for her wedding and apartment?

1395 days ago


Herzog is a con artist, he actually impersonates a BG. He injects himself within a crowd of celebrities and "pretends" that he is protecting a well-known individual. Pictures are taken of him and he posts them on his site, to fool people that he is really authentic.

I bet Oksana would court the paps and say things in interviews to make her seem more important to Gibson's life and CAREER then she really was...she knew it would be hard for him to come out and dispute what she said. Both Kristian and Oksana are frauds.

1395 days ago


Thankfully her son will be able to choose to live with his dad once he turns 14. Mel should clearly get full custody at this point. There is a HUGE difference between flipping out in a private argument versus hiring a crazy lunatic with a criminal record involving firearms. They must have ignited a relationship because they are meant for each other: both are criminals.
Even Sunday school teachers have to have a criminal check to be around the kids, what the hell is wrong with this woman?

1395 days ago


Listen Boys and Girls

I got the real dirt on Kris Herzog. I grew up with him.


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1394 days ago


@ 176.
bluejeans, Mel is AMERICAN! He was born in Peekskill, New York and emigrated with his family to Australia when he was 12 years old.

1394 days ago


I can completely 100% confirm that Police Bodyguard Group owner, Kris Herzog is a psycho. I had NO idea about all this and felt I should share. I worked as his personal and executive assistant briefly. He is crazy and is very good at manipulating people. Oksana is in for a rude awakening..he's after the $$ and exposure. I can't believe he's not even a real cop. I was under the impression that he was (showed me his badge), served time in Iraq and all that jazz..

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