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Mel Gibson

Tires of Eco-Lawsuit

Settles Up

2/2/2012 6:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Things are rubber ducky for Mel Gibson ... we've learned he just settled a bitter lawsuit over recyclable tires. 

Gibson was sued by a dude who claims -- at the behest of Mel -- he invested his life savings in a company called Green Rubber, which developed technology to devulcanize rubber so old tires could be recycled. 

Nader Sherif claimed Mel promised the guy could sell his stock back to the company at any time and get his money back, and he further claimed Mel promised to personally write him a check if the Green Rubber refused. Yes, you guessed it. Sherif wanted his jack back, the company refused and Mel told him to pound sand.

Sources tell TMZ ... Mel paid Sherif something, but we don't know exactly how much.

2012 is starting out to be a very Goodyear for Mel.

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31.

Fidel's niece    

@2idiots
TmZ gossip
Cujeaux
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GET THE FACTS STRAIGHT!
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TmZ ran the story Sept. 21 2011
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Mel Gibson Accused of Pastry Meltdown
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Quote from above

...but at least one witness tells THE MAN IS A LIAR"
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This guy is A LIAR!
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and Mel has better things to do
than waste his time and money in courts,
he has 2 big movies to direct and produce!

Bash Mel,
but get THE FACTS RIGHT!

996 days ago
32.

IA    

Infinite Idiocy,

Reason why nobody is bothering to answer your idiotic accusations is that it has already been extensively discussed and countered on the other thread that you yourself posted.

996 days ago
33.

Cujeaux    

2Is flock will find a way to blame this one on OG, mark my words. I don't think they know the meaning of extortion either. When someone settles a lawsuit out of court without trying to defend themselves, they can't turn around and call it extortion. He folded for a reason. His time isn't that valuable these days.

I smell wood burning. Lol

996 days ago
34.

IA    

Oh, oops, someone is countering, didn't see FN's post above. Same point.
FN, you have much patience...

I'm off. No news here besides the typical despicable hankering over MG's money.

996 days ago
35.

2idiots    

Cujeaux: about a minute ago
2Is flock will find a way to blame this one on OG, mark my words. I don't think they know the meaning of extortion either. When someone settles a lawsuit out of court without trying to defend themselves, they can't turn around and call it extortion. He folded for a reason. His time isn't that valuable these days.
I smell wood burning. Lol
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Cuj,
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Definitely a reason for folding here. If it were really investment related there'd pretty much be NO WAY of getting that $ back (investments are risky so that wud make NO sense).
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THAT is why i pointed out the COSTA RICA attempted hit and run.
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AND you're right they will try to blame this on OG but they cant.....NOR can this be called extortion! You Know they're flopping around in agony (like a fish out of water).
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mmyyyyyyyyyyyy straaaaaaaaaaaaw

996 days ago
36.

loungecat    

Umm, losers make settlements. lol.

996 days ago
37.

Paulette    

IMHO, Mel is the wiser & better person of the two. --


Investing (even in part) because someone said to & without proper written proof of your rights as an inventor is unwise. And to not take FULL responsibility for your mistakes shows certain amount of immaturity.


Him wanting Mel to pay, is, IMHO, the equivalent of him say, "He made me do it!" -- It was a choice. -- He should not rely on someone's word, even if that person is rich.

996 days ago
38.

Bunny that earns scooby snacks!    

Haters are too stupid to see any pattern or logic.

They go on and on about Mellers bringing OG into everything--but look who it is brought her up here and go look at the last threads who it was going on and on about her the most. They go on and on about 'not having any interest one way or the other in MG or Og' yet they sit on these threads as if there weren't any others waiting to attack anyone with a different opinion than theirs. Haters stink like rotten meat and that odor reefs thru cyberspace to all.

996 days ago
39.

2idiots    

Bad Hare Bunny: 5 minutes ago
Haters are too stupid to see any pattern or logic.
They go on and on about Mellers bringing OG into everything--but look who it is brought her up here and go look at the last threads who it was going on and on about her the most. They go on and on about 'not having any interest one way or the other in MG or Og' yet they sit on these threads as if there weren't any others waiting to attack anyone with a different opinion than theirs. Haters stink like rotten meat and that odor reefs thru cyberspace to all.
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This from ATTACK BUNNY! AHAHAHAHHA!.
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We see his pattern alright:
- hit OG - pay her off
- terrorize Sasha - pay him off
- attempt to run someone over in Costa Rica - pay him off, oops I mean pay someone off for giving bad investment advice --- why would MG do that anyway? If you make a bad investment you make a bad investment....COULD there be more to it?
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996 days ago
40.

2idiots    

Paulette: 27 minutes ago
IMHO, Mel is the wiser & better person of the two. --

Investing (even in part) because someone said to & without proper written proof of your rights as an inventor is unwise. And to not take FULL responsibility for your mistakes shows certain amount of immaturity.

Him wanting Mel to pay, is, IMHO, the equivalent of him say, "He made me do it!" -- It was a choice. -- He should not rely on someone's word, even if that person is rich.
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OK Paulette, please explain why Mel paid. If all Mel did was suggest that Nadar invest in the tire company and subsequently the venture failed.....WHY would Mel pay the guy back?.
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Did Nadar give MEL 200K or did he invest in thru a broker? If he invested thru a broker there's virtually no chance of recovering your money because investments are a risk (any broker will tell you that)....there's GOT to be a REASON WHY MEL settled

996 days ago
41.

Paulette    

42. ......"there's GOT to be a REASON WHY MEL settled"
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There is always a reason why anyone settles, but that DOESN'T mean that the reason why is ALWAYS because that person did what was said. --


Here is a perfect example of things that are sometimes/might have been slightly misinterpreted. -- When Mel made the West plea & settled with Oksana, it was reported that he did it for ALL the children involved. -- I'm sure that Hannah was under stress because she was worried about her father, so, she was involved even if not directly. -- A few days later after his scheduled planned West Plea (the next day, if I'm not mistaken), Hannah had a child! -- Prohaps, Hannah was having complications & one of the children he was referring to was to was his unborn grandchild. -- She might have been scheduled to have a c-section delivery on that day, so Mel wanted to get it over with so he could focus on helping his daughter recover & enjoy his new grandchild.


Of course this example is speculation based upon REAL facts, BUT all of this (why he settles for anything) is ASSUMPTIONS or speculations why. -- We don't know. -- We are not there. -- We are not in his direct circle. -- We only know the facts that are reported. -- And let's face it, news medias sometimes don't have all the facts straight. -- That's just life; they make mistakes too. -- So, what ANY of us think we know may not even be accurate or right.

996 days ago
42.

Cujeaux    

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Bad Hare Bunny:  20 minutes ago
Haters are too stupid to see any pattern or logic.
They go on and on about Mellers bringing OG into everything--but look who it is brought her up here and go look at the last threads who it was going on and on about her the most. They go on and on about 'not having any interest one way or the other in MG or Og' yet they sit on these threads as if there weren't any others waiting to attack anyone with a different opinion than theirs. Haters stink like rotten meat and that odor reefs thru cyberspace to all.
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Sniff sniff, you are smelling a bit 'gamey' today Bunnyass. No sponge bath today?
I guess you can't easily jump from mocking OG on the previous thread to calling out 'haters' on the Gibby thread without looking hypflockcritical, but somehow I knew you would be the one to try.


OBVIOUSLY, there was more to this lawsuit than flock is willing to admit. Nadir must have had some proof that Gibnuts sold him a bill of goods. I've said all along that it sounded like he attempted to dump his shares. The lawsuit came first and the bakery blowout was just the icing on the cake. Nadir probably filed a police report citing his witnesses. Gibnuts didn't want to open himself up to facing any criminal charges for security fraud or vehicular homicide in Mexico. Hence the PAYOFF.

996 days ago
43.

2idiots    

Firefly: 18 minutes ago
Nader Sherif claimed Mel promised the guy could sell his stock back to the company at any time and get his money back, and he further claimed Mel promised to personally write him a check if the Green Rubber refused.
So I guess a promise is a promise 2idiots and Mel is keeping his promise. Nothing more. Kinda shows what a good man of his word Mel is.
:) Likes 2 Dislikes 0

Cujeaux: 6 minutes ago
Firefly please. You know damn well Gibnuts flew into a rage and told him to F himself. Then he tried to turn him into road kill. If he was a stand up guy as you say, it wouldn't have taken a lawsuit to get him to honor his promise.
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SORRY FLY but Cuj is right! IF Mel were true to his word, this NEVER would have ended up as a lawsuit. Why didnt Mr Mel just write a check?

996 days ago
44.

Cujeaux    

2is: I really think flock is finally down for the count this time. You know they're lurking but can't regroup around anything solid. Ox doesn't have her finger prints on it, no apparent ties to the Jewish mafia, the Jewish Hollywood establishment or Russian media outlets. This must be quite the quandary!


BTW, I read that the storyline for Gringo (co-written by Mel) starts off with Gibby leading cops on a high speed chase where he crashes through a border control checkpoint. More art imitating life. Gibby's character isn't so lucky though, he ends up in a Mexican prison. But of course he breaks out and establishes a bond with the young son of his new love interest. Excuse me I think I'm going to BAAUUUGHHHHHH......

996 days ago
45.

Tellthetruth59    

Anyone that invests their life savings into one thing and particularly a green company deserves whatever they get -- zilch. Green companies are doing so well (sarcasm). What did this Nada invest? $200K? Chump change for Gibson so he can get this cry baby leach out of his face.

996 days ago
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