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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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he used to be sane and a good actor but now hes just an out of control ex actor who has anger problems

820 days ago


Thomas suggests that narcissists typically display most, sometimes all, of the following traits:[5]

An obvious self-focus in interpersonal exchanges
Problems in sustaining satisfying relationships
A lack of psychological awareness (see insight in psychology and psychiatry, egosyntonic)
Difficulty with empathy
Problems distinguishing the self from others (see narcissism and boundaries)
Hypersensitivity to any insults or imagined insults (see criticism and narcissists, narcissistic rage and narcissistic injury)
Vulnerability to shame rather than guilt
Haughty body language
Flattery towards people who admire and affirm them (narcissistic supply)
Detesting those who do not admire them (narcissistic abuse)
Using other people without considering the cost of doing so
Pretending to be more important than they really are
Bragging (subtly but persistently) and exaggerating their achievements
Claiming to be an "expert" at many things
Inability to view the world from the perspective of other people
Denial of remorse and gratitude
[insert picture of Mel Gibson here]

820 days ago


Isn't this the same woman who tried to take Mel's Dad off of all his meds so he would go ahead and die??? She is a whack job. Hope the judge sees her for what she is and stops her abuse of her husband.

820 days ago


I was put in the position of arguing with my grandfather's 2nd wife. She didn't want him being treated during his relapse with cancer-she refused to take him to doctor appointments or get his mess from the pharmacy. You'd better believe we had a smack down. Keep fighting for your father, Mel. Someone has to help him get the treatments he needs.

820 days ago


Joe asked "How do you know whether he did or did not spit in her face? Buy a clue"
22 minutes ago

How do I know ?
From reading the story, Joe, Duh ! Try reading sometime.
She said "He was so close that I could feel his spit hitting my face." Not quite the same thing.

820 days ago


Is that kind of treatment considered Elder Abuse?

820 days ago



820 days ago


Mel you are a very sick puppy. Your father was too because of all that Nazi crap.. I guess the apple really DOESN'T fall far from the tree. ANGER MANAGEMENT MEL !!! Get some freaking psychological help. Go to a long term psychological help retreat for a month or something.

820 days ago

Bunny that earns scooby snacks!    

She's jumped on Ox's wagon cuz it was there. She sounds like a person blowing a mole hill into a mountain to get something from Mel--the HOUSE--just like Joe who and Ox did.

Kick her out, Mel. She deserves it. Let her go buy her own house.

Hope your dad is doing better!

820 days ago


after he abused his mom ....he made passion of the christ.....what an A HOLE

820 days ago


When people get old, no one wants to take care of family members. They also mistreat them, if they go to an old fokes home. So if these people can mistreat, so can this lady. Mel is right to stand up for his dad, because the Bible says to honor your mother and father, which Mel has every right to do, if he fels his dad was done wrong. Mel was done so damn fcing wrong from a she devil himself, and knows how it feels, so it is only natural if Mel sees the same type of $#!^ going on with his dad, Mel will step in.

820 days ago

Bubbles The Chimp    

The only penance for Adolf Gibson is suicide.

820 days ago


And the 1st 2 flockers have arrived. Sam and The Beaver.....oh goodies. The brainiacs are here!

820 days ago


TMZ, Mel was 45 when his father married this woman. She is his father's new wife -- saying a 56 year old man is being mean "to his own step-mom" is ... effed up reporting.

820 days ago


Why would MR MEL's CHARITY be paying for housing for family members? That sounds a bit suspicious. Let me guess, MR HUTTON and MISS TEDDY are CHARITY cases?
Mel "charity" is nothing more then a tax shelter just like his church!

820 days ago
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