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Oksana's Tape Expert Claims No Monkey Business

4/24/2011 11:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has gotten hold of Oksana Grigorieva's ammo in her war with Mel Gibson over whether her secret recordings were edited ... and O.G.'s expert claims they're the real deal.

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TMZ has obtained a declaration Kent Gibson, a forensic audio expert who examined the 18 recordings from Oksana's computer -- 9 are voicemails from Mel and 9 are recorded conversations between Mel and Oksana.  By the way, check out the times the various calls were made -- interesting.

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In his declaration filed in the family law case and obtained by TMZ, Kent says, "In my professional opinion as a forensic audio examiner, I conclude that the recordings have not been modified, and can be considered authentic."

Oksana is pissed at Mel for saying the tapes were edited.  However, in Mel's interview with deadlinehollywood.com, when Mel talks about edited tapes, he appears to be referring to the tapes that were leaked in the media.  In other words, it's possible the recordings in Oksana's computer are pristine but they were later edited before going online.

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121.

moussemaker    

I don't think Mel has a relationship with Kent, no. Do you?

1187 days ago
122.

middleagedcrazy    

Isn't the 'Kent' guy the one who started in porn films per Imdb? Didn't Horowitz say in interview that he worked for porn theaters in school?

The name is just to jerk people around. Kinda like 'Smith' or 'Jones' --

Tee hee

1187 days ago
123.

KM    

@KM: Explain why the expert wrote 12:40 PM before all the AM calls that day? Is it because he is a Gibson?

Backpedal all you want, you asked the question above and made the inference, you know the answer... you wanted to create doubt for lack of being able to support Ox and her expert. It's in black and white submitted to the court as fact...we don't need your 2 cents, not being an insider privy to the case.

1187 days ago
124.

Tellthetruth59    

I went back through old posts looking for info on Ken Gibson - I thought I recalled someone saying he was a friend of KH's from his old porn theater days and that's where he got his start. These were the only posts I could find:

http://www.soundesign.org/company/kbio.html Kent Gibson - Biography

Is Ari Emanuel this guy's rep? ROL covering their asses too?

Posted at 10:09 AM on Mar 7, 2011 by kickaboo

Kent Gibson, a certified forensic audio expert who has previously worked for the FBI and L.A. County Sheriff department, wrote: "In my professional opinion as a forensic audio examiner, I conclude that the recordings have not been modified and can be considered authentic."
Posted at 5:12 AM on Mar 7, 2011 by Confused
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I checked out this "expert". He has an unrelated bachelor's degree in the field of psychology, but no formal education within the scientific field of voice analysis, electrical engineering, statistics, and research. Hmmmm. Notice he never discussed a spectrographic analysis as mentioned previously by the FBI. Rather he states, "it appears that". With computer analysis there is no guessing; the voice prints, the layered sound tracks are all there. I can't believe that this "expert" would put himself in such a position. He must be a pal of Jimmy, the sound guy. Seriously, no attorney would use him.
Posted at 1:49 PM on Mar 7, 2011 by big chief

1187 days ago
125.

Puckett    

"fuddyduddy 23 minutes ago
This story is so misleading.

Mel did not say the tapes weren't authentic. Mel said the tapes were edited.

The tapes that ROL released to the publc were edited.

The tapes were edited because you do not hear an entire conversation.

You only here excerpts of a conversations, so therefore the tapes were edited."

Blah blah blah blah blah...

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Well now that's Mel's fault isn't it. He's the one that can't be specific when ho opens his big fat mouth and runs it to the media. He's the one making public accusations that the tapes are edited without clarifying buy who. HE LEFT IT OUT THERE for everyone to draw their own conclusions. Therefore it's on him when people get it wrong.

It's fair game for Oksana to PUBLICLY defend herself against having EDITED THE TAPES HERSELF, BECAUSE SHE DIDN'T, AND THAT'S ONE OF THE IMPRESSIONS MEL GAVE THE WORLD WHEN HE OPENED HIS BIG FAT MOUTH.

Get over it.

And boo hoo hoo this story is so misleading! lol

What's misleading is all the hateful BS and flat out lies "Team Mel" has been spewing on TMZ for over a year now with their sheeple mentality. What a despicable gaggle of gossip whores they are...

1187 days ago
126.

moussemaker    

@KM: I'm not backpedalling. I explained to you why the call was not from the afternoon but from the night.

And you have yet to explain why Mr Gibson wrote the 12:40 PM before all the AM calls that day?

Gibsons make mistakes.

1187 days ago
127.

Janeny    

She is pissed at Mel for saying the tapes were addicted?? Ha-ha-ha. Is she in her sick mind? She said it HERSELF at the LK interview! She SAID IT!
Well, first of all, I am sure they need to establish the term "edit." It means "to modify or adapt so as to MAKE SUITABLE or acceptable." We know it's his voice, yes, and he is mad, but she modified or adapt the recording to make it suitable. Besides, it was an illegal recording, period! ILLEGAL. Because there was NO fear for her life. She NEVER told anyone but only those who could confirm her "fear." Those people - presumably friends, had offered her their help (a hotel stay) which she REFUSED. What fear? You don't take the batteries out and go to sleep when you fear for your life. I did not go to bed AT ALL when my husband was harassing me before he kicked me out. I had not slept THREE DAYS! Who are these experts and what is their objective? Bull....

1187 days ago
128.

moussemaker    

@Puckett: "What's misleading is all the hateful BS and flat out lies "Team Mel" has been spewing on TMZ for over a year now with their sheeple mentality. What a despicable gaggle of gossip whores they are..."

So true! And they don't seem to realize that by commenting here on TMZ they help keeping the story alive and give dear Mel the one thing he does not want: bad publicity.

1187 days ago
129.

Tellthetruth59    

@Moussemaker - I'll ignore that insult but I have noted it. Why do you THINK Gibson believes she wants him dead... destroyed... was it because she was telling him how much she loved him?

1187 days ago
130.

moussemaker    

@Janeny
"She is pissed at Mel for saying the tapes were addicted?? Ha-ha-ha"

Ha-ha-ha indeed. Addicted. Ha.

1187 days ago
131.

KM    

Guess she should have hired a better expert then using your logic, because his bigger mistake was adding the 20th recordings, but it was his job to authenticate all of them and time stamp them for OX as her expert....So we the public have to believe what he put in black and white for the court!

moussemaker less than a minute ago @KM: I'm not backpedalling. I explained to you why the call was not from the afternoon but from the night.

And you have yet to explain why Mr Gibson wrote the 12:40 PM before all the AM calls that day?

Gibsons make mistakes.

1187 days ago
132.

moussemaker    

@tellthetruth
-I'll ignore that insult but I have noted it.
Ooooh. Are you threatening me?

_Why do you THINK Gibson believes she wants him dead...
Because he is paranoid.

1187 days ago
133.

Janeny    

KM 28 minutes ago

Oksana and the lawyers have the unedited version.
Who knows who edited them? I don't. But somebody did censor them.
Someone with a motive? Someone who illegaly recorded over 3 days? Someone who leaked the tapes?

She says she does not have unedited version. Go back to LK interview. Whoever did this, she was directly involved. She is responsible. She either leaked them through somebody they cna't or do not want to trace to, or she authorized the leakage. Either way, she KNEW. There was a rumor he was back holding her arm. Is he totally insane or it's just a rumor?

1187 days ago
134.

fuddyduddy    

Puckett -- you need to get over the fact that your dear OG is no saint! She is one lying POS, plain and simple! And the more that is revealed about her, the more obvious it is.

1187 days ago
135.

Tellthetruth59    

@Moussemaker - Janeny is Russian. English is not her first language. I want everyone to take note who is starting with the name calling and taunts toward other posters. It isn't anyone defending Mel. Yet we are always accused of that.

1187 days ago
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