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Mel Gibson's Step-Mom

Wants Restraining Order


7/2/2012 10:59 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Mel Gibson THREATENED his own 78-year-old step-mom ... SPIT IN HER FACE ... and sabotaged her marriage ... this according to legal docs filed by the woman and obtained by TMZ.

Teddy Joye Hicks Gibson -- who married Mel's father Hutton Gibson in 2001 -- has filed for a restraining order against Mel ... claiming he exploded on her several times and now she fears for her safety.

In the docs, Joye claims Mel and his sister Maura hate her guts ... because she doesn't approve of the controversial medical treatments they've been pressuring Hutton to undergo to treat his various ailments.

In the docs, filed by attorney Brian J. Kramer, Joye describes several outbursts in detail:

October 2011 -- Mel screams at Joye because Joye does not approve of "experimental Ozone treatments" Hutton was undergoing for an undisclosed illness.

"Mel began yelling and saying, 'f*ck this and f*ck that' while leveling other extremely offensive language at me."

Joye claims Mel warned her "not to f*ck with [Hutton's] treatments in any way."

January 2012 -- While visiting Hutton in the hospital, Joye claims she said something that set Mel off ... and "Mel got up, looking wild and began yelling at me in a very loud and terrifying voice."

"Mel was so upset and screaming so fiercely that I could see his face turn red."

March 2012 -- Joye, along with Mel and his sister Maura, accompanied Hutton to Panama for stem cell treatment for his hip.

Mel was cooking food and offered some to Joye ... but she declined due to a stomach ache.

Joye claims, "Mel looked at me in disgust and said that I was insulting him by not eating. He then threatened that if I did not eat he would have me put outside."

May 2012 -- During a family meeting to discuss Hutton's health care, "Mel became incensed and began acting like a wild man."

Joye claims Mel began screaming right in her face ... noting, "He was so close that I could feel his spit hitting my face."

She claims Mel's eyes "looked as if they were bulging out of his head."

Joye claims she was paralyzed with fear and later vomited because of the incident.

In the docs, Joye claims Mel and his sister MUST have manipulated their ailing father into filing for divorce ... because Hutton is a devout Catholic and doesn't believe in divorce.  Plus, she claims Hutton recently penned her a love note claiming, "Our mutual love is permanent."

Joye claims Mel is even trying to force her out of her home ... because it's owned by a charity that Mel controls. Joye says she has no place else to go.

Joye wants a judge to block Mel from booting her from the home ... and prevent him from interfering with her attempts to communicate with her husband.

She also wants Mel to stay 100 yards away from her at all times.

Moments ago, a California judge decided, rather than issuing a temporary restraining order, to set the matter for a full hearing ... which has been scheduled for next month. 

No immediate comment from Mel's rep.

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..."Mel Gibson THREATENED his own 78-year-old step-mom ... SPIT IN HER FACE ... and sabotaged her marriage ... this according to legal docs filed by the woman and obtained by TMZ...."
Spoken like an abusive woman trying to blow smoke and get people to take her side.
Take care of Dad, Mel...she won't ;)

843 days ago


Crazy B*tch!

843 days ago


"He then threatened that if I did not eat he would have me put outside"

That's hilarious. Don't forget to fill her bowl up Mel.

843 days ago


If Mel were a dog, they'd have had him put down years ago.

843 days ago


There's nothing new about a wife who's being divorced making inflammatory filings with the courts. What's unfortunate is that her accusations might be false, but given Mel's past, some will believe her.

843 days ago

Lindsay Lohan Fan Forever    

Blair Berk is an excellent lawyer managing to get him a West plea, unsupervised probation and therapy maybe anger management ? which he finished.

843 days ago


Mel Gibson is a rage freak and a xenophobe. He should be shunned.

843 days ago


This whole claim is B.S. When has Mel have snapped on someone without calling them something racial?

843 days ago


Why do people continue to defend this hateful bully?

He's disgusting and needs a taste of his own medicine.

843 days ago


Cannot wait until someone takes this pathetic piece of crap out?

843 days ago


He's accusing her of "elder abuse" for whatever she's done to his father, who's almost twenty years older than her. So, it sounds like she's getting back at him by saying "Mel yelled at me."
By the way, TMZ, the headline is dishonest, he didn't spit in her face, try to be at least a little bit honest.

843 days ago


Gee mel, in addition to being as crazy as a loon, (alledgedly), you're also an old man. Dude, use some of your money to find a barber who will trim your side burns and neck hair.

843 days ago


Love your movies bro but you have some serious rage issues. Keep it up and you'll end up like Bobby Fischer, dying alone with no one to care.

843 days ago


Well this sounds like the Old Gibby we've heard SO much about.

843 days ago


Why is this news? He yelled at her three times in a 7 month period; so what!! What family doesn't go at each other every once in a while. It happens; move on!

843 days ago
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