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Winona:

Mel ... Loathsome Homophobe, Anti-Semite

12/16/2010 1:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

As if more proof were needed, Winona Ryder just revealed more evidence of Mel Gibson's bigotry.

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In an interview with GQ, Winona recalls, "I remember, like, fifteen years ago, I was at one of those big Hollywood parties. And he was really drunk.  I was with my friend, who's gay. He made a really horrible gay joke. And somehow it came up that I was Jewish. He said something about 'oven dodgers,' but I didn't get it. "

Ryder said at the time she had no clue what Mel was referring to, adding, "He's anti-Semitic and he's homophobic. No one believed me!"

Mel's rep had no comment.

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76.

Dorinha    

Remind me never to shoplift when I visit the United States.

Lest we forget.

1404 days ago
77.

karen lee    

WHAT A CROCK! TWO DECADES AGO, SHE ALLEGES THAT:

1) MEL TOLD A GAY JOKE. (who hasn't ... said something stupid at a party)
2) She alleges that "she overheard Mel making a reference to Jews" ..

yet, she can't remember IN WHAT CONTEXT - OR EVEN "what" the supposed gay joke was about? ??
NOW she supposedly REMEMBERS this incident THAT SHE HAS NEVER BOTHERED to mention until NOW ... RIDICULOUS­!

this sounds like SHE was using a fabricated story to take advantage of her new-found celebrity in a new movie. to make HERSELF look superior to somebody ELSE.

THIS WOMAN (who I used to ALSO admire as an actress) ... spent her LAST ten years during stupid stuff : like SHOPLIFTIN­G, etc and trying to recover FROM her OWN past SORDID crimes.

JUST suddenly remembers something to TRASH a world-famo­us figure ,... suspicious­.
And this certainly helps HER CREDIBILIT­Y -- not!

CHEAP attempt to character assination ... just to LOOK superior to somebody ELSE. CHEAP! /

1404 days ago
78.

Babushka    

Dear Winona,
And you are telling us this now, in 2010, rather in 2006 when Mel was first accused of being an anti-Semite? Where were you with this story in 2006? Why did you wait four years to tell us this?

Uh-huh....yeah. NEXT!!!!!!

1404 days ago
79.

Tellthetruth59    

Racist Mel deserves all of the hate he gets. Now if he would only get drunk and blow his brains out with his self-pity, that would be the best Christmas gift for the world.

Posted at 10:05 AM on Dec 16, 2010 by Bubbles The Chimp
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Thanks for the Hallmark moment, Bubbles the Chump. Sorry about the lab experiments. They've obviously affected your brain.

1404 days ago
80.

TMZgossip    

make up your minds, Team Wing-Nutters

yesterday you were bitching for more Gibson stories.
today you are bitching about the Gibson stories

1404 days ago
81.

Tellthetruth59    

make up your minds, Team Wing-Nutters

yesterday you were bitching for more Gibson stories.
today you are bitching about the Gibson stories

Posted at 10:10 AM on Dec 16, 2010 by TMZgossip
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We enjoying bitching so all is good.

1404 days ago
82.

mama9    

"Oven dodger"? That's appalling, even for Mel Gibson. Perhaps it's time he visited the inside of a hot oven -- and stayed there until he was done to a turn!

Posted at 9:58 AM on Dec 16, 2010 by hihat
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*I'm sure that in the past 15 years YOU have not changed. So why should we expect Mel to change. Of course we will ignore the fact that he was drunk at the time and we will ignore the fact that he is a recovering drunk now. However we will listen to this person of high moral standards that was so innocent she didn't understand the joke but knew he was anti-semetic.
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While I can't stand Mel Gibson and he is obviously a homophobe, a racist, and anti-semetic, it's interesting that Winona Ryder, who was born Winona Horowitz, is crying about the anti-semitism. Clearly, she wasn't proudly waving her Jewish flag when she changed her last name to make money.

"Posted at 9:45 AM on Dec 16, 2010 by Sonia"

Gee, Sonia, that was just soooo-ooooo relevant - NOT!

Posted at 9:50 AM on Dec 16, 2010 by lou
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BTW if her last name was HOROWITZ then maybe it is relevant.

1404 days ago
83.

Bubbles The Chimp    

82: I have 6 ape toes on each foot also.

1404 days ago
84.

Pat    

#62 I didn't know you were such a good friend of Robin Gibson that you know all of the details of their marriage, and like you said yourself allegedly beat a woman. (lets let the courts decide that one) How do you know they weren't separated for years? It does sound like you or others around you don't have a problem with alcohol and good for you, but when you do and you fall of the wagon unfortunately sometimes you say some bad things. Mel has been trying to stay sober for years and made a slip he apologized, what more do you want? to crucify him? (rimshot) The only reason any of his DUI made it on the air is because he's a super star, but it happens everyday, I'm sure there are other occurrences where this has happened where Jews and Catholics, whites and blacks have said regrettable things, just they have the benefit f remaining anonymous.

1404 days ago
85.

GEL    

A Hollywood has-been trying to cash in on another 15 minutes by talking about something that happened FIFTEEN YEARS AGO. Guess she won't mind that people will remember her foray into thievery either. Mel has admitted he's said things he regrets...and he's gotten therapy for it, she seems to be dismissing THAT bit of information for something she didn't even understand...wonder if she understands what therapy is herself.

1404 days ago
86.

Noel    

I could be wrong here but...a couple of Hollyweird attention whores hurling insults at each other is a bit like two death row inmates calling each other a murderer.

1404 days ago
87.

Tellthetruth59    

I have 6 ape toes on each foot also.

Posted at 10:12 AM on Dec 16, 2010 by Bubbles The Chimp
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So does Winona! That's what made her such a great shoplifter and the final authority on appropriate gay jokes.

1404 days ago
88.

Squeaky Shoes    

This is just amazing to me. Here you have someone coming forward who has first-hand information about Mel's anti-semetic, homophobic ranting, and STILL you all defend this idiot? He is a filthy-mouthed drunk, who cheated on his wife of 30 years, got another woman pregnant, and quite possibly is a woman-beater. How you can still defend him is beyond me. Oh, he "made mistakes". Lets all rally around the drunk-driving, cheating bast@rd who also makes racist and sexist remarks in foul, class-less language. Are you all the same people who haven't forgiven Brad Pitt for cheating on Jen Aniston? Hypocrites much?

Posted at 9:53 AM on Dec 16, 2010 by Kelly
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How?

She's a convicted felon, who lied, and still denies she did anything wrong even though they have her on tape.

so... i don't believe a word this bitch says

my answer: whatever she said about Mel is not only HERESAY, neither she, nor anyone can PROVE he even said it.

1404 days ago
89.

FeeFee    

Oh please.. hes fine with gay!!!!
Remember when he wore stalkings and make up and a bra on the movie what woman want! PLEASE... hes fine.. i say gay jokes too sometimes and my gay friends laugh all the time... hes not a gay basher hes just in the wrong place at the wrong time....

However, with the oven thing... that isn't right....He needs to really check him self on that one...

1404 days ago
90.

champix_o    

What a CHEAP PR trick from CHEAP has – been, washed up aging actress, convicted thief and a liar! __ If she believes that this stunt is going to ‘keep her in the movies’ & big bucks she should think again!!

Anybody knows who are the producers of the movie? – I can’t believe that THEY are so desperate for the publicity __ if the won’t make her shut up while she publicises her crap AND if they won’t make her apologise for this slur then they are behind it …

That should give Mel a true opportunity to take all their a***s to court for mega $$$ for a defamation of character and public humiliation ___ let this psycho thief PROVE IT he has said it THEN at all! This is an entirely different situation then Mel’s DUI altogether … I bet no one else at that party has heard him say so. Would be entertaining to see her list of 'witnesses' :)

I think WR made her last movie!! Am looking forward to it :)

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