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Hypocrisy

On 'The Hangover 2' Set

10/22/2010 10:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Looks like it was your garden-variety peer pressure that torpedoed Mel Gibson's cameo on "The Hangover 2."

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Multiple sources connected with the production tell TMZ ... director Todd Phillips cast Mel in the role of a tattoo artist a month ago and that the entire cast and crew knew about it and were simpatico.

The problem came three days ago, when a story leaked that Mel would be shooting a scene for the flick.  Our sources say the friends of some of the cast and crew started putting pressure on them to lodge sudden, last-minute displeasure with Phillips' choice.

Our sources say some of the production people became belatedly upset because they were getting so much crap from friends, so they began objecting. One of the loudest, we're told, was Zach Galifianakis.

There were other people in the cast and crew who were also making noise about walking off the set if Mel showed up.  Our sources say Bradley Cooper was not among the group who complained.

So the day before Mel was supposed to shoot, Phillips pulled the plug.

As one person connected with Mel told TMZ, "It's such hypocrisy. They cast a convicted rapist [Mike Tyson] but 86'd Mel."


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KoalaBabe    

79.

Come on people Mel committed a mortal sign in liberal land - he used the N word! Mike Tyson just raped some flash in the pan beauty queen no one cares about anyway.

You see its not so much what you do in Hollywood as it is what you say that counts.

Posted at 4:03 AM on Oct 22, 2010 by Bubba

Bubba, rapist/ killers are forgiven by hypocrites in Hollywood.

Just utters a words "ni gger and Jews" and you're blacklisted.
I remembered mum suffered with name calling, she's part spanish/malay/chinese born in Philippines island.
But she has very forgiving heart and never hold grudges to people.

Somehow Mel 2006 has been milked by media with all their might to attached to his recent blow out with Oksana.

1411 days ago
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RobLowesExNanny    

Unbelievable! They'll cast a convicted rapist and wife beater in the first movie, but they won't cast Mel Gibson who has NOT been convicted of a crime? Mel Gibson may be a douchebag, but he got screwed here.

1411 days ago
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Emm    

Zach Galifianakis will be kissing Mel's A** when all of this passes and Mel's back up on top. It must be nice to live in that glasshouse - huh Zack!!!

1411 days ago
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igotfleasfromtmz    

so he said the jews have created all the wars in the world,
wtf was he right?

1411 days ago
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KoalaBabe    

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Zach Galifianakis will be kissing Mel's A** when all of this passes and Mel's back up on top. It must be nice to live in that glasshouse - huh Zack!!!

Posted at 4:12 AM on Oct 22, 2010 by Emm


Emm I hope Zach won't do anything stupid later on in life, like getting drunk or get caught with some hooker.

When he is judges by media, he will then know what it's like being ostracized.

1411 days ago
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Kilmerfan     

Old Zack was in Corky Romano he should say he is sorry to the world for being part of that dreck.

1411 days ago
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KoalaBabe    

I would rather have Bradley Cooper to Zach lol, he reminded me of wookiee from Star wars, hang on, I would rather have the hairy wookiee than Zach.

1411 days ago
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shirleyholmes    

I would rather have Bradley Cooper to Zach lol, he reminded me of wookiee from Star wars, hang on, I would rather have the hairy wookiee than Zach.

Posted at 4:30 AM on Oct 22, 2010 by KoalaBabe

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Funny

Lol

1411 days ago
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Emm    

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Emm I hope Zach won't do anything stupid later on in life, like getting drunk or get caught with some hooker.

When he is judges by media, he will then know what it's like being ostracized.

Posted at 4:17 AM on Oct 22, 2010 by KoalaBabe


Have you taken a good look at Zack... LOL

He would have to pay someone and then jump in a hefty. This is as far as he will ever get in the business, hanging off someone elses coat strings. He was pressured by someone else.

I can see the headlines now. Zach Galifianakis caught in alley with a "transvestite". Oh! repeat from Huge Grant... LMAO

You know what they say about Karma???

1411 days ago
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Tellthetruth59    

Zach's next role will be of a fat hairball coughed up by a cat that sits on the floor. He won't have to do much acting because he's a p.ussy.

1411 days ago
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Babushka    

Who the h*** is Zach Galifianakis????

Dear Zach,

Judging only from your last name, because i do not know who you really are, I must assume you are Greek.

So here I am, to remind you of your obligation to the Greek church: You must NOT judge a book by it's cover, nor may you judge by "popular concensus". Rather you are called to purity and you are called to Truth, Integrity and Right Belief. (Orthodoxy). You are a failure in all these endeavors. May Fr. George in Los Angeles call you to public account. You, jerk!"

Love,
Babushka aka Yia-Yia

1411 days ago
87.

Hollywood Dave    

Harvey once again you have gotten scooped by your arch rival Radar on Line---as you run your latest stuff they have as their number one item a video of Brent Favre and friends singing " I want P...y " That's gonna be the big story of the day.

1411 days ago
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lou    

Oh well, boo hoo, poor Mel - Jew hater, woman hater, black hater, hispanic hater, gay hater, people hater. So, so sad. I guess he can always produce his own, ultra-violent movies and cast himself. And then he can watch the movie all by himself.

1411 days ago
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Tellthetruth59    

Whiney Zach Galifianakis twitter of the day: Got that nasty Catholic Mel canned from my movie so now I can get that lint out of my bellybutton and watch some Animal Planet After Dark. Hot!!

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KoalaBabe    

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Oh well, boo hoo, poor Mel - Jew hater, woman hater, black hater, hispanic hater, gay hater, people hater. So, so sad. I guess he can always produce his own, ultra-violent movies and cast himself. And then he can watch the movie all by himself.

Posted at 4:40 AM on Oct 22, 2010 by lou


lou, there is still millions of people will watch Mel movies, he won't miss your$10

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