Mel Gibson text message: Extortion?

July 22, 2010
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Secret Mel Gibson text message can prove extortion? Oksana Grigorieva sent the actor a text message saying why she recorded their conversations. Keep reading to find out more on this Gibson/Grigorieva scandal, see photos and video.

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A recent report from The Hollywood Reporter claims that Oksana Grigorieva sent Mel Gibson a text message explaining why she decided to record their conversations. A source close to the case said that she recorded the actor and father of her child because he broke his agreement with her. The source added that there are a couple of emails that maybe can be used by Gibson’s lawyers to prove that Oksana tried to use the tapes to extort cash from the ‘Edge of Darkness’ actor. She also was hurt about the breakup and looking to make peace with Mel.

So, after the scandal about the actor audiotapes which made public recently this month, -according to this news- Mel Gibson Text message can prove extortion. In fact, there is an investigation open about it. “The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed they are investigating Grigorieva.”

The website also reports that according to court papers it seems that Oksana’s attorney is not helping her so much. It looks like the strategy is not working.

“During a June 22 court hearing, the judge sharply criticized Freid’s conduct in obtaining a temporary restraining order the day before for his client, specifically noting Grigorieva’s failure to tell the court about a previous $15 million settlement agreement between herself and Gibson.

Her lawyer “did something truly remarkable,” a source close to the case said. “He did not disclose to the court that there was a settlement agreement between Oksana and Mel.”

Mel Gibson introduced Oksana Grigorieva to the world last year at Wolverine premier. Mel and Oksana had a child together but a year later, the couple split and the reports claimed at the time they remain “very friendly”. Since their ‘friendly split’ a scandalous broke up have been public, including retraining orders, physical abuse, audiotapes and extortion.

So, What do you think? Mel Gibson Text message can prove extortion? See pictures of Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva, plus a video. Leave your comments below.

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