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Emails Say Oksana Was Intimate with Bodyguard

11/10/2010 12:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Team Oksana Grigorieva lied to TMZ when they denied she had an intimate relationship with her convicted felon/former bodyguard ... at least according to several emails between the bodyguard and Oksana's lawyer.  But Oksana's lawyers say there's more to the story.

Oksana bodyguard:
TMZ broke the story .... Kristian Herzog -- who has served time in jail for impersonating a cop -- claimed to have been in an intimate relationship with Oksana that began in May. Oksana's lawyer, Dan Horowitz, told TMZ last month -- with Oksana looking on -- Herzog's claim was "ridiculous".

But TMZ has obtained an email Herzog sent to Martin Garbus, another one of Oksana's lawyers, on November 6. The email reads: "Martin: Do you agree that Team Oksana at some point, needs to admit Oksana and Dan LIED to TMZ and you need to tell TMZ the truth that in fact Oksana and I were intimate?"

The next morning, Garbus responded with one word: "Yes."

Dan Horowitz explains the emails this way: "Marty's job was to placate Kris, because once he got cut out of Oksana's world completely, we assessed him to be a clear and present danger to her life. By stringing him along and making him feel important, we hoped that he would just fade away rather than explode and hurt somebody."

TMZ has also obtained photos (above) showing Oksana in a nightgown, sitting on a bed with Herzog at her home. But Horowitz tells us the pictures were taken during a PEOPLE magazine photo shoot and were in no way intimate.

The judge in the custody case issued a restraining order against Herzog last month, concluding he was a danger to Lucia and prohibiting him from going near her.

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46.

gonesi    

I belive the bodyguard! First she was asked to get rid of the bodyguard and refused. Then the judge had to MAKE her. She has thrown everyone else to the wolves, why not him?

Then the lawyers have pat answers about him. " Well, we lied cause we think HE is crazy, but we are telling the truth now."

Could it possibly be just the reverse? "Well we think YOU are crazy and that is why we are lying how."


Honest to God, if I was her lawyer, I would change my name and move to Mexico!

I'm claiming the movie rights to this fiasco!

1254 days ago
47.

mama9    

She looks VERY uncomfortable in the pics PEOPLE mag took. She wouldn't have that look if she had slept with him.

Posted at 1:28 AM on Nov 10, 2010 by JLS

She would if she was worried about people speculating about her relationship with Herdog.

1254 days ago
48.

Genna    

"Dan Horowitz explains the emails this way: "Marty's job was to placate Kris, because once he got cut out of Oksana's world completely, we assessed him to be a clear and present danger to her life. By stringing him along and making him feel important, we hoped that he would just fade away rather than explode and hurt somebody."

Oh, I am sure Herzog will love that comment, Mr. Horowitz. I thought Garbus was Herzog's attorney. There are so many problems with this "statement," where does one begin? And is this just another attempt to throw Herzog under the bus? Was Garbus' statement that Herzog had nothing to do with those recordings allegedly made by Kowal's associate of Herzog's threats and claims just "stringing him along" as well? Is the California Bar Association paying any attention to this zoo of lawyers?

1254 days ago
49.

jechrist    

one thing i want 2 know about these people- oinksana, whorowitz, the body guard....just what colour is the sky in thier little world??

1254 days ago
50.

txcn    

She looks VERY uncomfortable in the pics PEOPLE mag took. She wouldn't have that look if she had slept with him.

Posted at 1:28 AM on Nov 10, 2010 by JLS

She obviously agreed to having them taken so she couldn't have been to uncomfortable. And I don't imagine she looks any different than any other woman who might have slept with Herzog. That's not radiant glow material!

1254 days ago
51.

tgrfan42069    

"Martin: Do you agree that Team Oksana at some point, needs to admit Oksana and Dan LIED to TMZ and you need to tell TMZ the truth that in fact Oksana and I were intimate?"
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dont get me wrong i think oksana is s***...but in reality they dont have to explain jack crap to TMZ..i would have laughed in the guys face if he sent me an email telling me i need to TELL TMZ THE TRUTH...fact is that it is realy none of TMZ or anyone else's business anyway..thats their business.

1254 days ago
52.

gonesi    

How do you look at a judge with a straight face and say Mel isn't fit when you have come to court in a see thru blouse, and played the piano for People in your nightie, and pose then with your bodyguard in your nightie sitting on the bed? The same bodyguard you are going to court about following Monday?

What is left? A Playboy spread doing a juggling act with her snatch$?

1254 days ago
53.

observer77    

I don't know what to think.....if you look at the photo on the right, is Herzog pulling an OG....using the photo op to paint a story that might not necessarily be true? Maybe she learned all that from him!!

He's leaning in as if tenderly and lovingly while OG looks decidedly uncomfortable. She is very stiff and is holding her left arm rigidly.

Oh wait, I just remembered, staging photos is Herzog's forte, right? I mean the way he places himself in the photo when celebrities are in proximity.....depicting an assumption which would be false. Does he want everyone to believe they are intimate?

OG is glamorously made-up too. Someone mentioned this might have been the day of the People shoot. That would explain the make-up and the chemise, which is beautiful.

Maybe she's looking hesitant because there are strangers around, the People film crew. Hard to tell what's going on.

I really hope they weren't sleeping together in bed with the baby.

1254 days ago
54.

Tellthetruth59    

Ox looks uncomfortable because she is all made up for the People interview and doesn't want to smear her makeup.

I believe they were intimate because it would be extremely odd for anyone to have their arm around the opposite sex on a BED in their NIGHTY if they were just a friend or employee.

Ox almost looks pretty in those pics. Herzog needs a diet ASAP before he croaks of a heart attack.

1254 days ago
55.

Who'sThat    

i beg to question, why would a grown woman whether in People interview or not have a photo opportunity with her bodyguard with their arms around each other?
there is suppose to be a level of professionalism and the photo clearly shows however sitting on bed, there is some level of intimacy between them. especially in her nightie, ESP with their arms around each other.
even friends may not be so friendly like the photo suggests unless, they were close.
the fact that she looks stiff or uncomfortable, remember, she has a good posture? form? what was that someone said to her about her posture?

1254 days ago
56.

Michael    

Again, there is ALWAYS more to Team O's story!!

That's all there ever is is MORE.

I'm sorry...but I believe this guy did have sexual relations, with that woman, Ms. Grigorieva.(trying to say it like Clinton)

This whole thing is of course getting more and more pathetic.

TEAM TRUTH!!!

MTT

1254 days ago
57.

Who'sThat    

imo, Oxi had to use whatever means to placate and to "reel" this guy Herzog in so to speak...and what does she have? not money certainly...her sexual prowess (barf) that is all this skank has so of course she used it...

1254 days ago
58.

gonesi    

I'm confused now...was the danger that he rolled over on Lucia?

1254 days ago
59.

Who'sThat    

forgot to mention...why would Garbus go "on writing" in the e-mail IF he was just placating this guy...Garbus is an attorney, he should know not to go on writing to a question like that if it is not the truth...

1254 days ago
60.

Doodles    

TMZ...STOP ALREADY....SHE'S A TRAMP, MEL GIBSON HAS NO CONTROL OVER HIMSELF, WE GET IT! THEY HAVE NO MORALS!!! PLEASE I BEG YOU STOP THEY ARE BOTH STUPID!

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