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Oksana's Lawyer: Mel Made Money from the Mediation!

10/21/2010 2:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

How's this for an argument ... Mel Gibson was the opposite of an extortion victim during his mediation with Oksana Grigorieva.  Mel actually made money off the mediation ... according to legal docs filed by Oksana's lawyer and obtained by TMZ.

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Oksana's lawyer, Daniel Horowitz, filed a declaration in the search warrant motion, stating, "Mel Gibson received a substantial financial benefit from the [mediation] agreement."

So how did Horowitz reach his conclusion?  He says the actual value of the mediation deal for Oksana was somewhere between $1.2 and $2 million -- not $15 million.

And, Horowitz says, Mel got a sweet financial deal by only giving Lucia $10 million under the mediation deal.  Horowitz says Lucia was actually entitled to 1/8 of Mel Gibson's trust -- money she would share with Mel's other 7 children.  But under the mediation, Oksana gave up Lucia's rights under the trust, which Horowitz says would have given her way more money than the $10 mil.

So his point -- How can you be an extortion victim when you make money? 

Interesting.

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Bill F. Murray    

Holy Mel Gibson Day!

1360 days ago
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BlancheDevereaux    

Whorewitz looks like just rooty-tooted in that picture and is saying oops.

1360 days ago
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Bill F. Murray    

Whorewitz looks like just rooty-tooted in that picture and is saying oops.

Posted at 10:50 AM on Oct 21, 2010 by BlancheDevereaux
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LMAO...evaluating whether or not he had failed separator valve and perhaps greased himself!

1360 days ago
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BlancheDevereaux    

Whorewitz has time to talk about this but not that his client was boinking Mr. Potato Head.

1360 days ago
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cheebee    

Puuuuulease.

1360 days ago
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Russian    

So how did Horowitz reach his conclusion? He says the actual value of the mediation deal for Oksana was somewhere between $1.2 and $2 million -- not $15 million.

Oks: Hmmm...not too much, not too much...

1360 days ago
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sloppy seconds    

WHO CARES! enough of this never ending BORING story!!!!

geez!

1360 days ago
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awards    

Deport the Ox and that Pashtun Horowiz!

1360 days ago
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Catnip    

LMAO...evaluating whether or not he had failed separator valve and perhaps greased himself!

Posted at 10:52 AM on Oct 21, 2010 by Jeffro11
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So he sharted, eh?

1360 days ago
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Sorntolc    

Horowitz is doing his job now.

1360 days ago
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SayWhat    

and that right there is why oksana is disavowing the original mediation do***ent she signed.

This had nothing to do with fear for her child and the whole custody issue.
This had nothing to do with her being bullied and threatened.

It was all about the money from the begining and now her own lawyer is saying it publicly.

1360 days ago
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Plume    

I'm so tired of hearing about Mel and Oksana. He's stupid for leaving his wife for her in the first place. This is just his Karma...

1360 days ago
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carol    

Pure gobblygook from the lawyer - nonsense. Also, if there ever was a trust - it was between Mel and his wife for their own kids. If there was a trust, I would dissolve it lickety split, take whatever money Mel and his wife planned on giving the legitimate kids and give it to them now.

1360 days ago
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Bippy    

Whorowitz must think that everyone is stupid - nothing transpired so Mel did not make money - total B/S!!!!

1360 days ago
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BlancheDevereaux    

I'm so tired of hearing about Mel and Oksana. He's stupid for leaving his wife for her in the first place. This is just his Karma...

Posted at 11:05 AM on Oct 21, 2010 by Plume

Another one who's so tired of hearing about it but takes the time to read and post.

ROTFLOL!!!

1360 days ago
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