Actor Mel Gibson entered a "no contest" plea Friday afternoon to a misdemeanor battery charge relating to an incident a year ago involving his former girlfriend.
Los Angeles County Judge Stephanie Sautner accepted a plea deal that puts the actor on unsupervised probation for three years and requires Gibson to complete 52 weeks of anger management counseling.
"No contest, pursuant to People v. West," Gibson said, when Judge Sautner asked for his plea.
The "West plea" allows a defendant to enter a no contest plea without admitting guilt.
Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney Simone Shay told the court the prosecution accepted the plea deal "to lessen the trauma and impact of any court proceedings on the victim and minor witness."FULL STORY
How sad it is to see a fine actor like Mel Gibson have his name dragged down like this. I'm sorry about the bozo above who uses my name to post his corny jokes. None of those posts above are mine.
Who cares. To many fake cesars like you anyway. And who cares about gibson to. He is a has been actor.
Shut up, Cesar. You sound ridiculous. You Tea Partier.
Gee Phunnie boy,you wouldn't be trying to hurt my feelings by any chance,would you? Being called a Tea Partier is an insult to anybody who is reasonably intelligent and has any moral values at all.
No, Mel Gibson and Charlie Sheen are both has-beens, IMO. One is not any better than the other; both have substance-abuse problems. Both are out of control, and both need to recognize they have a problem before they can get well.
With the help of feminist groups this completely unjust law (VAWA) is being used to attack someone (as it is constantly being used to that end) unjustly of course claiming he is not a gentlemen or less than such. First of all you need to be lady before you may claim (or point the finger and say he is less than a gentlemen) he is not. I do not beleive he could have achieve the status he has if he were not. So if he is less than gentlemen a real lady (one whom is so delicate and abores foul language and harsh treatment) would have been gone long ago. But the truth whether he was a gentlemen or not most likely is not the reason she is with him. she his there for his status or for the money. If she legitimately cared about Mel and was as some would described a lady. I believe she would have just vacated his life and left it at. The love of money is the root of all evil, and I'm sure that is what this is allabout.
The rat pack were among the last wild kids to survive a long tenure in Hollywood. Todays sustance abuse clowns just don't have the same glamour
No Cesar, it slipped.
Thank you keith couldn't have put it any better myself, and for the record mel will never be a has been.He is absolutely one of the most phenominal actors and directors of all time. I do not agree with some of his decisions of late, but I do believe he's a very intelligent and gifted person, and definitely don't believe that his girlfriend is a (lady).
He can think racist and misogynistic and anti-Semitic and speak those thoughts and do violence to a woman, but he's an okay guy, because he was angry and was abusing a particular woman at a particular time? He is a cancer.