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Mel Gibson

Pleads No Contest

NO JAIL

3/11/2011 8:17 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Mel Gibson just entered a plea of no contest to a charge of simple battery ... and with a little community service and counseling ... it's like nothing ever happened.

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Mel's no contest plea relates to a domestic situation in which the alleged victim had a child with her.

031111_mel_arrival_small_videoMel's entered what's called a "West Plea" -- which means he is allowed to maintain his innocence.

Under the plea agreement, Mel will do NO jail time.  He must perform 16 hours of community service with a philanthropic organization, Mending Kids, and undergo 52 weeks of counseling -- he's been seeing a counselor since January but will not get credit for the accrued time.

Beyond that ... Mel is required to have only "peaceful contact" with Oksana Grigorieva -- it's the same order he's under in the family law custody case.

Mel was placed on 36 months informal probation. One of the terms of probation -- he cannot use force or violence against anyone. He was also hit with a protective order that gives Oksana the right to record their calls.

Mel's lawyer, Blair Berk, told the judge her client entered the plea in the interests of his children -- so they wouldn't have to endure a one-year legal fight, and that's why he entered the plea.


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61.

Bunny that earns scooby snacks!    

It isn't over yet. Stil some court dates. And maybe Ox will get deported back to hell where she belongs.

1229 days ago
62.

fuddyduddy    

3 years probation, ha ha ha - he'll violate, he can't help himself

Posted at 2:23 PM on Mar 11, 2011 by beachgal
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THAT WAS INFORMAL PROBATION...

1229 days ago
63.

kkg    

He won't do his community service, he'll just have his wifey sign off on it as if he completed it (he'll bury her in the rose garden if she refuses). Same with the 52 mental health sessions with his private doctor, he won't go he'll just pay off the doc to say he was there. Don't know if he can also weasel out of the 52 domestic violence classes but he's definitely saddled with 3 years probation, hehe.

Posted at 2:34 PM on Mar 11, 2011 by beachgal

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Kathleen

1229 days ago
64.

yo    

Thanks anon.

So he has not stopped her civil suit at all, the same EVIDENCE that convicted Mel in the first place would be able to be used in a civil trial. Even if his plea can't be used, she can retry the case in civil court, just like the OJ trial. I'm thinking he would rather settle this time. It will probably be contingent on shared custody.

It's great that he did this--and it doesn't stop her at all, all the same. And like I said: the Team Melanoma haters will go on mindlessly hating because they LIKE it.

1229 days ago
65.

Puckett    

@ Belinda, the only thing i've been looking for IS EXACTLY WHAT'S HAPPENED TODAY. I've been telling you fools this was going to be the outcome all along.

Hey "Team Mel", whatever happened to those extortion charges you were so sure were coming? haha

1229 days ago
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1229 days ago
67.

fuddyduddy    

Isn't a protective order standard in things like this?

1229 days ago
68.

paul    

#2

1229 days ago
69.

TMZgossip    

Someone verify: now the DV angle can not be used in the child custody case. Is this correct?

Further: Ox can't rag him on it anymore in public. IS this correct?

Posted at 2:31 PM on Mar 11, 2011 by Sam
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wrong on both counts

1229 days ago
70.

Bunny that earns scooby snacks!    

Oksana's Lies
1. I don't give a damn about the money.
2. I'm a good mother.
3. I did not sign the long contract in May because i did not know it would give Mel unsupervised visitation with Lucia.
4. I dint leak the tapes
5. My sister destroyed tapes long time ago.
6. Mel is a liar!
7. I didn't know anything about Herzog [his record]. I'm withdrawing any communication with him."
8. I was married one time.
9. There was nothing for me.
10. I didn't understand the agreement. Nobody explained to me.
11. My first husband was a drug addict.
12. I was a model.
13. I have not had fair or equal legal representation
14. There were 15 lawyers pressuring me to sign, they threatened me.
15. "I loved u so much" (addressed to MG).
16. I didn't know I could get money for recordings.
17. I didn't know the May mediation would give me money.
18. This is only about protecting the baby.
19. I am only doing this to let people know Mel is a bully.
20. He promised to take care of me forever.
22. I ran out to the police.
23. I had just got home, I was in my jammies, and I was barefoot.
24. I got a concussion
25. Mel isn't paying me any child support.
26. I was scared for my life, my childrens lives.
27. He won't commit suicide he is Catholic, scared of hell, but he would kill us.
28. He pulled a gun out of his shorts.
29. He threw Alexander onto a coffee table/chair and broke it, everyone saw it.
30. He turned the baby into a conehead when he went out to smoke, I don't know if he went out to smoke, but I say it anyhow, I was with baby 24/7 because I was breastfeeding but I wasn’t there then.
31. He was choking me with his arm I mean his hands while I was still holding the baby while 3 people(Jimmy, the nanny, Alexander)were witnessing..Oh and he had a gun too while doing this.
32. 2 centimeters to the left or right and the baby would be dead. (her head is only 1 cm wide.)
33. I e-mailed my attorney about the abuse that night.
34. Mel punched me in my mouth...punched me twice in my mouth and my temple...he repeatedly punched me (per People.com).
35. I only played the tape for my one "lower" (email to Mel).
36. I only gave the tape to my "lowers" (per people interview).
37. I gave the tapes to my sister (people interview).
38. I went to the therapist with the tapes
39. I am broke, living off credit cards, Mel is not paying child support
40. I only taped you for us (she forgets to talk about all the “lowers” she has been going to)
41. I never knew Hertzog was a felon.
42. I never refused to stop Herzog being around Lucia with a gun.
43. I never knew Hertzog had a gun!
44. Mel beat me and beat me and beat me (People interview).
45. The (now deceased) nanny saw Mel threaten us all with a gun (earlier the nanny allegedly went home and wasn't there at all)
46. My tits are not fake.
47. I didn't ask Herzog to threaten VK to lie or die (despite VK recording the threat lol)
48. I suffer from battered women's syndrome and that's why I never reported any dv
49. Alexander saw it all
50. Alexander saw nothing he was under the bed
51. The dentist saw my bruises (despite fact dentist's staff say there were no bruises ) and I applied make up to cover it but dint wash it off for photo.
52. Mel knocked my teeth out
53. Mel abused his kids, and his daughter with Robyn
54. Mel beat Robyn
55. Mel said he never in his life loved any woman but me
56. Jimmy knows what I went through he was with us 24/7
57. Mel was going to hurt or kill Harvey
58. Mel is trivializing DV.
59. Mel punched the baby.
60. Mel threw a tv at one of his kids and Robyn saw it.
61. I am not a whore.
62. Mel is not taking care of the baby, she comes home agitated with a cold and disturbed sleep patterns.
63. I need a new home with better security.
64. I have no money for my son's birthday gift.
65. Mel is trying to ruin me and my good name
66. I made a $100,000 a year before Mel
67. He made me stop working
68. Lucia and I are accustomed to his lifestyle
69. Mel has all his PR people out to ruin me
70. Mel throws something more out every day to ruin me
71. Mel is a danger to Lucia
72. Mel punched me in the face, the punch hit the baby, it was nothing, but there was blood everywhere.
73. I never sent a copy of THIS tape to my sister in Russia lol!!
74. Hint, hint, It's all my sister's fault lol!
75. I've done extremely well, but nobody asked you to spend so much money on the videos and everything.
76. You didn't give me a penny
77. I don't care if you don't spend another penny …
78. I don't give a damn about my music
79. I'm not the one to threaten. (too much evidence my dear, I'm not bluffing)
80. I'll pay her myself, I found her, she's my dentist's ex-babysitter
81. I am not a user
82. I am not a thief
83. I am not a liar
84. I am not a golddigger
85. I feel sorry for Mel
86. Tony the bodyguard/chauffeur who works for Mel was there he saw it all, well I think he was there, I'm sure I heard he was there, IF he was there he would have known all about it !
87. I studied AND TAUGHT at the Royal College of Music in London?
88. I graduated from Saransk Music School.
89. I graduated from Kiev Music College.
90. I studied and taught at Trinity College of Music in London?
91. I worked as an INTERIOR DESIGNER in England.
92. I developed and secured a music patent.
93. Tim Dalton abused me (via email to Mel). Timothy Dalton beat me (via her mother's lips)
94. Tim Dalton did not abuse me.
95. Mel stole my music I wrote and won't give it back (despite the c.d's having been returned and legal waiver of rights to her music by Mel in August!)
96. Mel is a terrible father
97. I spent $100,000 on groceries cooking for Mel's ARMY and $17,000 in presents (Mel was mad about it.)
98. I am a concert pianist (not ONE concert ever played)
99. I am a world renowned concert pianist (can't be a 'world renowned one' when you never played ONE.)
100.There are rats in Lucia's bedroom in the new 2.4 mil dollar mansion
101. Asks the Court to strip Mel of his parental rights, and in the People article she wants him to be a part of Lucia's life.
102. Sorrel Trope didn't quit -- I fired him.
103. To radaronline; " I made the tapes because I was fearful for my life".
104. "I don't want Mel's money, but my attorney told me I would get nothing".
105. "I am religious".
106. "I am not angry".
107. "I forgive Mel, I just want him to stand up and be a man" (while I destroy him).
108. "Mel is fighting dirty".
109. "I never even asked for money"
110. "I walked away from the Agreement because I didn't see the provision where Mel was to get 50/50 child support".
111. "My first husband was a drug dealer".
112."I can support myself and always have".
113. Mel hit Tommy
114. Robyn lied in her deposition
115. I want Mel to get help
116. I was sterile and couldn't get pregnant
117. Mel threw a chair at me and it went through a glass door
118. 'Mel is jealous of my career'
119. I was a Super Model (via bios--not a photo spread to be found of her other than the pink undies which were NOT professional modeling: they were amature porn photos taken by a no one.)
120. Dalton supports her
121. Lucia needs $50,000/month to survive.
122. Mel promised to treat her like a trophy wife (?!) not a closet gf...
123. Hannah and Robyn were plotting against Lucia
124. Oksana wasn't stalking Robyn
125. Mel gave her nothing and did nothing for her career
126. Don’t forget the lie of omission: she did NOT tell the judge who put the restraining order on Mel that a custody agreement was in place.
127. He kept spitting all over my face till it was covered in saliva.
128. "So many young people come to my concerts (in America)."
129. Mel’s lawyers threatened my dentist and he changed his story. (Pravda)
130. I wanted to sort everything out peacefully. (Pravda)
131. The tapes were meant solely for court. (Pravda)
132. “I’m so scared! He put a gun to my head and threatened me”! (Pravda)
133. I had my appendix removed without anaesthesia.
134. I recorded all the tapes in one night.
135. "I thank God and his immaculate interception”.
136. Mel said that he wanted to have a ‘love baby’
137. Mel gets angry for no specific reason (Mel had plenty of reason to be angry at Ox)
138. I want Gibson to be well.
139. I’m standing up to a bully who is very rich and famous
140. For the sake of Lucia, I really want him to be well.
141. Herzog was Lucia's bodyguard.
142. Herzog was never around Lucia (per TMZ video interview).
143. I've never had a bad word said about me in my entire life
144. "...I very much love ballet and always wanted to do it as a child. But my career pretty much ended when I WAS SIX WHEN I WAS HAND-PICKED TO BE TAKEN TO KIROV BALLET [in St Petersburg], which in late ’70s/early ’80s kind of Soviet era meant you were literally taken away from your parents. It means you don’t see your parents much… twice a year or so. But if your parents don’t live in St Petersburg it’s quite difficult. So, my mother decided that I should continue to follow in the footsteps of my parents who are music teachers..." ------- ( there is a 1977 do***entary film about the Kirov Ballet school -OG would have been 7 years of age when the film was released. At that time the Kirov took ONLY TWENTY new students each year, and they were aged 10 to 12!)
145. Re interview on Feb 18: INTERVIEWER knew the correct name for who was DISTRIBUTING her CD, BUT Oksana continues to call it ICON RECORDS. And ICON RECORDS at the time she was doing this cd was owned by a CANADIAN company.
146. her father fought Nazis in World War II (lkl) (her father is about 65 to 70 years old and the WWII ended in 1945 in Russia. If you do the math, it means that her father was about 5 years old when the war ended.)
147. I never had relations with Herzog!
148. Mel clenched his fist and winked in depo
149. Herzog is lying about boinking me and doesn't have video
150. Herzog was calling all the shots when I screwed up my case so badly, not me!
151. Mama Jeanne's article...she said she bought the material and paid to have Ox's wedding dress sewn (along with the wedding and setting the pair up in an apartment as Ox's parents had no money)but yet, Ludmilla brags of Oksana's sewing skills
152 Ox lied about taking Lucia to the Dr. She took Lucia to see her regular Dr., the pediatrician, on Jan 7th, the day after the big blowout.
153. I'm working with Peace Over Violence--oh no I'm not!
154. My teeth I mean veneers ****tered into a thousand pieces after landing on my shirt
155. I called my mother after 8 pm in Russia waking her up because it was the middle of the night there to tell her I was leaving Mel. (impossible with the time difference)
156. I literally, physically ripped the batteries out of my iphone so he couldn't call me. (you can't take the batteries out of an iphone)
157. We were at his house, which was "our house" at that time. (it was never her or their house--it was Mel's house.)
158. I converted to be Roman Catholic for Mel (it was to deceive Mel and try to get him back)
159. William G - Mel's son - was a witness to Mel's violence
160.... Hannah and Robyn leaked my dirty secrets to the tabloids
161. Mel's career is over
162. I left Mel. He didn't dump me.
163. Mel wanted me to write the scores for his new movie.
164. I converted to be Roman Catholic for Mel (it was to deceive Mel and try to get him back)
165. Mel was jealous of other men.
166. People who know him said he was at his best when we were together (rather the opposite)
167. The first time I spoke out publicly was on the Larry King Show
168. I don't know who leaked the 2,000 doc*ments to the press (former lawyers with Herzog).
169. Mel needs meds.
170. Mel was on [extreme] meds.
171. I am not addicted to hillbilly heroin (oxycodone)
172. My close relatives were WWII heroes who fought the Nazi's.
173. Dan Horowitz is my lower not my lover
174. Lucia isn't right after visiting Mel's house and is frequently sick upon return
175. Lucia sleeps in another wing of Mel's house, alone, and only the nanny takes care of her.
176. Mel wouldn't let me leave the house (Oksana refused to leave Mel's house).
177. I have a Patent for teaching music technique to children.
178. I was a Music teacher in London.
179. Mel wouldn't let me leave the house (Oksana refused to leave Mel's house).
180. Mel's lawyers charged more than mine, he throws millions of dollars at them so I was out gunned (LKS)
181. Mel beat me during sex
182. TD and Ox have a marriage contract. No they did not: Also not legal in UK since the middle ages.
183. TD wanted me to sign a per-nupt: No he didn't in UK pre-nupts are not legal.
184. story that Oksana spend Christmas with TD with turkey and vegetables is another lie, cuz TD was in London with his family.There were severel sightings of him during winter holiday. He always spends Xmas in UK with his siblings.He is very close to especially his sister Annabel.Also was at a Man City match on New Years day etc. Posted at 2:17 PM on Mar 10, 2011 by bryann

This list is a composite made by all Team Mel members. All the lists are.

1229 days ago
71.

TMZgossip    

The Beaver premeire today? This next week some time. I wish I could go see it.

Mel will LIVE on and LIVE thru this crap and be just fine as he has always been.

All you haters will continue to be the slimey thoughtless nasty little things you are too.

Ah, the circle of life....

Posted at 2:34 PM on Mar 11, 2011 by Sam
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your circle of life is a donut

1229 days ago
72.

Alcamedes    

57.
The same EVIDENCE that convicted Mel in the first place would be able to be used in a civil trial. Even if his plea can't be used, she can retry the case in civil court, just like the OJ trial. I'm thinking he would rather settle this time. It will probably be contingent on shared custody.

Posted at 2:38 PM on Mar 11, 2011 by Anon


Actually Oksana won't be able to do that. In the OJ case that evidence was part of a trial, OJ was found not guilty but all the evidence was admitted in to the case.

The Goldmans were able to use that evidence in civil court, because it was admitted into OJ's trial. Oksana can't use anything from Mel's plea in a civil case as there was no admission of evidence in the case.

1229 days ago
73.

Belinda    

I am a PROUD member of Team Mel.

1229 days ago
74.

yo    

I too hope he KNOWS how much the world hates him!!! Good luck with what you called a ruined film career ..... People will be picketing anything Mel related. Have a nice life now in total seclusion, you're irrelevant and unimportant. Go pay your own lawyers!

1229 days ago
75.

azlee    

eye roll

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