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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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Sounds like a bitter woman spewing inflammatory non-sense over a failed marriage. Of course, the media, whose hellbent on anything negative about Mel are all to eager to spread...

821 days ago


This guys will be dead soon…heart attack would be my guess…..he needs help! The guys is a crazy, evil womanizing racist control freaking nut job!....

821 days ago


Mel is one of the biggest tools on the planet. Grade A a$$wipe.

821 days ago


more of the same from Mr Mel. I'm sure his flock will be here soon enough to defend him and his words while blaming what happened on Teddy Joye.
Everything that happens to Mr Mel is the fault of everyone around him.
~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Sparkles!

821 days ago


Who has more to gain from this story? who watched their father die due to improper care from their step-mom I inclined to side with Mel on this one. She has more to gain from this story and his father's death.

821 days ago

how lame    

Sounds like he hates her guts. Why would she eat his food? No way. He might poison her.

821 days ago



821 days ago


It doesn't matter if this is true or not. Mel's reputation is damaged beyond repair. He boarded the crazy train and has no clue how to get off. He probably has no clue he's even on the train.

821 days ago


I think it's more about her wanting him to live out his life without being in a medicated stooper at the end of his life. If he is heavily medicated, he can be tricked into signing anything. These people are much older, and they were conditioned in a very different mindset.
I hope this judge finds Mel Gibson guilty of elder abuse on [both] of them. It's time for Mel Gibson to cool his heels in a prison for awhile, so he can be reminded that living in a society is a privilege [and] an obligation...And send a public message that your society will value and defend the elders that paved the way and gave you life. It's called respect. It goes with personal pride.

821 days ago


I’m sorry but if someone was trying to kill my dad by making him stop all treatments for his ailment I’d be screaming at them, too. If anyone needs a restraining order it’s his dad from this money-grubbing crackpot.

821 days ago


I predict Mel guest-starring on Anger Management!

821 days ago


I think TMZ is obsessed with Mel Gibson.

821 days ago


I've had it with Mel. Either get on top of these anger issues, learn some self control or GTFO, dude.

821 days ago


harvey really does have such a hard-on for mel.

821 days ago


She didn't want "Ozone" treatment, isn't that just oxygen therapy? It would not hurt him. Something wrong with that woman.

821 days ago
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