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Mel Gibson Sentence -- The Chris Brown Factor

3/11/2011 8:20 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Although Chris Brown's name was never mentioned in Mel Gibson's hearing today -- Brown's sentence may have been a factor in determining Mel's fate.

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One of the reasons Mel didn’t get jail time is because the L.A. County District Attorney has to show  some kind of consistency in their plea bargains.  Chris Brown's case is notable because he pled guilty to felony assault -- for beating the crap out of Rihanna -- and was sentenced to 5 years probation ... no time behind bars.

Even if Mel did knock Oksana's veneers out -- something he has not admitted -- it would be impossible to justify sending Mel to jail and Chris to community service.

Do you agree?

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michael    

Pay attention Lindsey, Judge Stephanie Sautner. A traffic ticket in LA would cost three times what Mel had to pay, but she (the judge) might want an autograph.

1259 days ago
77.

felicia    

Chris should have got jail time.

1259 days ago
78.

charlie    

When are you going to let the chris brown thing GO?! Move on.
I'm starting to wonder if you guys are running out of stories becuase all we ever see on here is Chris Brown and that Rihanna picture.Every time you post that picture you violate her some more.

1259 days ago
79.

lil-r    

The legal system completely confuses me. why did chris get absolutely no jail time for completely battering his girlfriend, and then you reported yesterday that ja rule is going to jail for three years just for possessing a weapon illegally? it makes no sense to me.

1259 days ago
80.

Scarlett    

Diane, I will agree with that. It is wrong to wish physical harm on someone for any reason. That being said, I do think she should be charged with extortion. She has lied to the world, and her stories just don't add up. Just my two cents

1259 days ago
81.

Skydancer    

Okskanka is smiling in the photo? Yep, you can plainly see how badly beaten she was...NOT.

1259 days ago
82.

boyzrule    

why is she smiling in the picture????

1259 days ago
83.

Holly    

Chris Brown was sentenced to serve five years probation and to spend more than 1,400 hours in "labor-oriented service" for assaulting his pop star girlfriend, Rihanna.


Chris Brown 1400 hours in "labor-oriented service"
Mel Gibson 16 hours community service with Mending Kids International, a charity of which his ex-wife is the president

Chris Brown 5 years probation
Mel Gibson 3 years probation

1259 days ago
84.

thestupid    

Oksana is a cunning BITCH! She is a master at deception. She knows what she is doing. She is only for HER. Plus is a high class hooker that spreads her legs to get what she wants. To hell with her!

1259 days ago
85.

Curious    

I can't help but wonder if maybe Miss Rhi would not had been so badly beaten if one of those neighbors calling the cops had actually stepped in to get Mr. Chris off of her.

Oh wait, no. That neighbor probably would have been charged with assault.

1259 days ago
86.

Robyn    

It's amazing that wealthy older men think beautiful young women are attracted to them for something other than their money. Mel!

1259 days ago
87.

karlew    

Do not compare Mel Gibson to that little thug. Brown should have went to jail.

1259 days ago
88.

Debbie    

She looks thrilled in those pic's YOU CAN SEE THE $ IN HER EYES.

A PIECE OF LOWLIFE Ukrainian **** THAT SHOULD BR FACING EXTORTION CHARGES AND WASTING POLICE TIME

SHE IS A VILE BITCH AND DESERVES A LOT OF BAD KARMA. I HOPE IF SHE PROCEEDS WITH THE CIVIL SUIT MEL AND ROBYN BRING PUT HER HER SORDID PAST, REMEMBERING THEY HAD INVESTIGATORS LOOKING.

FACTS ARE SIMPLE SHE GOT PLAIN GREEDY AND USED LIES AND DECEIT TO TRY AND WALK AWAY WITH BUCKET LOADS OF $ THAT SHE WAS NOT ENTITLED TO.


SHE WAS NEVER IN FEAR FOR HER LIFE NEVER A DV VICTIM WHEN DV ORGS IN USA COME OUT PUBLICLY AND DISCARD AND NOT WANTING A THING TO DO WITH HER THAT SPEAKS VOLUMES.

PLAIN AND SIMPLE SHE GOT PISSED OFF BECAUSE MEL DID NOT HAVE ANY INTENTIONS OF MOVING HER IN WITH HIM OR MARRYING HER.
REMEMBER MEL DUMPED HER.
Debbie

1259 days ago
89.

BrooklynCat425    

This dumbass is smiling in the picture. I would not have even charged him with anything. But, I guess she was smiling because she knew exactly what she was doing to get her way.

1259 days ago
90.

tgrfan42069    

ox looks happy in her photo like chaching

1259 days ago
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