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Oksana's Lawyer Pulls Plug on Oprah Interview

10/5/2010 7:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Oksana Grigorieva will not be doing Oprah Winfrey's show, but contrary to a CNN report, it's not because the judge gagged her ... it's because one of her lawyers said, "No way."

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There's a report out that Judge Scott Gordon ordered Oksana to pull the plug on "Oprah" ... we know that's simply not the case. 

Judge Gordon did not order Oksana to stay clear of "Oprah."  Period.

Sources connected with the case tell us there was a conflict between Oksana's lawyers -- Anne Kiley, her family lawyer, was strongly against Oksana doing the interview.  Sources tell us ... Daniel Horowitz, who arranged the interview, wanted her to do it -- as did Oksana -- but ultimately Horowitz deferred to Kiley.

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106.

Tellthetruth59    

@ Tell when did the judge tell Mel he had to pay more atty fees...I missed that

Posted at 5:16 PM on Oct 5, 2010 by fran
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Hi Fran, it was on Radar today. Mel must rue the day he crossed paths with this psycho.

Mel Gibson has been ordered to shell out even more money towards ex Oksana Grigorieva’s legal fees, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively.

Judge Scott Gordon has said that Gibson must pay Oksana’s former lawyer Manley Freid an additional $250,000.

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"Freid was asking for almost $850,000, this doesn't include the $250,000 Mel was previously ordered to pay,” a source with knowledge of the situation tells RadarOnline.com. “Judge Gordon slashed the almost $850,000 to $250,000 for Oksana's former lawyer."

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During their ongoing custody battle over their infant daughter Lucia, Mel will be footing Oksana’s legal bills- which are allegedly more costly than his own!

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“Mel's legal bills are a fraction of what Oksana's are,” the source added. “He has paid a little over $300,000 since this nightmare began to his family law attorney."

1389 days ago
107.

ohreally    

@Mishie
This scenario works if the guy you are after made The Passion of the Christ. Mel is a target for all those who hated that movie.
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141.
Hey ladies have sex with a millionaire, hire a lawyer, tell the police he hit you six months ago and sue. You'll make millions.

Posted at 5:34 PM on Oct 5, 2010 by Mishie

1389 days ago
108.

Mike    

Why doesn't MEL go on Oprah's show if he is so LILY WHITE PURE AND INNOCENT OF EVERYTHING when it comes to Oksana?

Why doesn't Mel stomp onto Oprah's stage like in one of his movies and loudly declare ... "it's an OUTRAGE what Oksana is saying about me! It's all a big sinister plot by Oksana! It's all a nefarious scheme by a wicked woman who's out to get me!"

Could it be the Mel KNOWS he's "the bad guy" in this big REAL LIFE drama? Hmmm ....


Check out this movie poster of Mel's movie "Braveheart". It says "WHAT KIND OF A MAN would defy a king?"

http://www.impawards.com/1995/posters/braveheart_ver3.jpg

Ironic isn't it? What kind of A WOMAN would defy the will of her lord and master ... the wealthy and famous Hollywood actor Mel Gibson !!


This reminds me of what Oksana and Mel were talking about on one of the recordings:

http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2010/07/exclusive-new-audio-mel-gibson-admits-hitting-oksana-threatens-kill-her-listen-it

Oksana: WHAT KIND OF A MAN is that? Hitting a woman when she’s holding a child in her hands? Breaking her teeth twice in the face! WHAT KIND OF MAN is that?

Mel: Oh, you’re all angry now! You know what, you f* cking deserved it!

1389 days ago
109.

little aussie reader    

Mike who was the witness to Mel Gibson knocking Oksana down?
where is her bruises and bloody mouth?
Mike if she was punched on the mouth with Mel big hand, her lips would have had sustained some injury and her was bruised and also there is sign of trauma. Her real teeth would had been dislodge with that force.Posted at 5:33 PM on Oct 5, 2010 by KoalaBabe

Morning KB

Mike, I am in the dental industry and I can tell you there is NO way those veneers were punched out with no bleeding, bruising or swelling. Impossible.

1389 days ago
110.

KoalaBabe    

Lay off with the cheap "grogs" alcohol Mike, you'd never experienced domestic violence yet you think you are more expert than us.

You argument based on bigoted thinking.
You want him hang for his rantings and also holding grudge with his 2006 dui when he was uttering nonsense about Jews which he publicly apologized for it.

But you Mike has a long memory and still holding grudge and using Oksana's lies to justify your bigoted argument.

1389 days ago
111.

realist    

And Judge Gordon needs to put a cap on these fees, if he isn't going to make a ruling anytime soon.

1389 days ago
112.

KoalaBabe    

Mike, I am in the dental industry and I can tell you there is NO way those veneers were punched out with no bleeding, bruising or swelling. Impossible.

Posted at 5:38 PM on Oct 5, 2010 by little aussie reader

aussie reader, morning mate!

Mike is the most persistent twit like he knows it all, he based his argument to recording.

1389 days ago
113.

Shuffle Demon    

Damn it, Damn it Damn it!!!!! I wanted see OxSanity put her lies out on National T.V....Why , did her sensible attorney have to putb the kibosh on it, You knew she would have said something stupid.. ( what? Oh c'mon, this is OxSanity we're talking ablout , she always contardicts her self..) This would have been so sweet to see her get caught in her B.S. on T.V....

1389 days ago
114.

JLS    

Never play out your cards in pubic and on tape. When I heard she was going to give this interview, I cringed. Very stupid. Brand new lawyers know this.

1389 days ago
115.

Who'sThat    

Folks, Mel already agreed to give Oksana $15 million earlier this year. Why? Because he KNOWS that the recordings of him freaking out and acting like a lunatic are REAL. He KNOWS he's "the bad guy" and he totally screwed up by going on his abusive rages toward Oksana and (probably) knocking her down or hitting her ... which caused the damage to her teeth.

Mel knows he's a foul mouthed, sadistic, abusive slimeball who enjoys terrorizing people if he thinks he can get away with it. I guess he totally underestimated Oksana. Ooops. He sure underestimated her ability to retaliate and fight it out with him.

How DARE Oksana defy the will of the almighty Mel Gibson ... the rich and famous Hollywood actor! Everyone is supposed to cower in fear of "the great man"! Oksana is a mere middle class immigrant peasant woman from Russia! Doesn't Oksana know that the rich guy always gets what he wants! It's a special privilege for wealthy white men like Mel to get away with committing a few crimes. It's been that way since the days of medieval England 700 years ago like in Mel's movie "Braveheart"!

Posted at 5:21 PM on Oct 5, 2010 by Mike

Mike, people in Hollywood do not want any type of negative ad about them..Mel yelling on tape without the DV claims is still bad enough to perhaps change some views about him(and it has for a few) and that is why they agreed to pay since they did not want his image to be tainted...THERE WAS ABSOLUTELY NO MENTION OF DV in the mediation...even HER attorney said so...so stop your dribble...you are not going to re-write any of this with your idiocy!

1389 days ago
116.

KoalaBabe    

Mike, I will give you some hypothetical theory.

Mike you are having argument on the phone with someone in privacy of your own house.
That person on other end recorded you and told the police you been trying to kill him for ages and that person presented your recorded ranting and contained " I want to kill you" which hypothetically you said it as some kind of idle threat, your not going to carry it off but it was recorded.

Mike how would you feel?
Violated?
betrayed?
would you feel angry? I bet you will.
Since you don't have a career that required the public to sell your goods you don't need to worry about it yeah?

With Mel case there is no domestic violence, he just didn't want the ranting to come out, that was all.

1389 days ago
117.

Bippy    

Violent tempers - do you all remember Jack Nicholson and the golf club incident?? It hurt him then but he came back!!

1389 days ago
118.

Who'sThat    

Why doesn't MEL go on Oprah's show if he is so LILY WHITE PURE AND INNOCENT OF EVERYTHING when it comes to Oksana?

Why doesn't Mel stomp onto Oprah's stage like in one of his movies and loudly declare ... "it's an OUTRAGE what Oksana is saying about me! It's all a big sinister plot by Oksana! It's all a nefarious scheme by a wicked woman who's out to get me!"

Could it be the Mel KNOWS he's "the bad guy" in this big REAL LIFE drama? Hmmm ....


Check out this movie poster of Mel's movie "Braveheart". It says "WHAT KIND OF A MAN would defy a king?"

http://www.impawards.com/1995/posters/braveheart_ver3.jpg

Ironic isn't it? What kind of A WOMAN would defy the will of her lord and master ... the wealthy and famous Hollywood actor Mel Gibson !!


This reminds me of what Oksana and Mel were talking about on one of the recordings:

http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2010/07/exclusive-new-audio-mel-gibson-admits-hitting-oksana-threatens-kill-her-listen-it

Oksana: WHAT KIND OF A MAN is that? Hitting a woman when she’s holding a child in her hands? Breaking her teeth twice in the face! WHAT KIND OF MAN is that?

Mel: Oh, you’re all angry now! You know what, you f* cking deserved it!

Posted at 5:38 PM on Oct 5, 2010 by Mike

First, i realize it is hard to talk to mentally challenged people so i will try to make this as simple as possible...there are a few open cases in this whole situation...there is a gag order for one of those cases...ALL of the cases are related so one cannot talk about one case without talking about the other cases...so Mel is simply complying with the court order while the scammers are not...they continue to defy the law and seem to get away with it and making a laughing stock out of the US judicial system to the world...so Mel is the only person in this who is following the law and ultimately will come out on top showing the world what a stand up guy he is and was and always will be!

by the sound of your posts, i venture to guess you are not much of a man...not half the man Mel is....so no wonder you are on OG side...all of them can only hope to be even half of who Mel Gibson is!

1389 days ago
119.

IA    

LOL! I predicted this a coule treads ago based on somrthing sweets said about og beinf so dumb that even when fed what to say upon a particular question sshe would still mess it up! And thus her lawyers were crazy to let her be interviewed! Seem like a dim light went on in their brains! HA HA HA!

ps. pardon for typos, typing one handed, other hand injured.

1389 days ago
120.

fran    

Thank you Tell...it is all so unfair, its the judges fault for holding this case up for so long...poor Mel...God bless him

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