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Mel Gibson defends Shia LaBeouf

Mel Gibson Sympathizes With Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf's public fall from grace may be painful to watch, but a fellow fallen star has his back. Mel Gibson, who's now known less for his blockbuster Hollywood career and more for his drunken anti-semitism and domestic abuse accusations, has come to LaBeouf's defense.
Gibson was honored with a lifetime achievement award at the Czech Republic's Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. While there he shared his feelings on Shia in an exclusive interview with IndieWire.
And Gibson isn't stopping there. Now he's also coming to the defense of fellow outspoken actor Gary Oldman. Oldman stirred up a media firestorm after he made his own anti-semitic comments in Playboy Magazine, where he tried to defend none other than Mel Gibson.
After calling Hollywood, "a town run by jews," Oldman apologized on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Now Gibson's weighed in, telling Variety, "These things happen.... He's a good guy."
Maybe it's time for all of these "good guys" to just shut up.

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jcrttt July 12 2014 at 8:15 AM

I like Mel Gibson, always have.

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crowland503 July 12 2014 at 8:47 AM

Sorry, Mel, don't even try to defend the phony, deadbeat President of the United States of America! While you might get terribly drunk to rant and rage, Obama the First is constantly drunk with his incompetency and disloyalty to the Office that he should have never sat in! The stench of his legacies will take years to scrub from the hallways in the White House!!!

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johnnie8465 July 12 2014 at 9:47 AM

I wonder how different these comments would have been if Mel Gibson had been of another race. He is a racist PIG, all that is missing is his WHITE SHEET

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mscddspc July 12 2014 at 10:15 AM

"I actually like the kid" I guess he doesn't know that Shai is Jewish!

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hellsmagnet July 12 2014 at 9:36 AM

having mel gibson back you up in the entertainment field is like having sarah palin back you up in politics , it's just not a good sign .

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cabinsmoke hellsmagnet July 12 2014 at 11:33 AM

Substitute Palin for Obama and you are dead on.

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oneracehorse July 12 2014 at 9:27 AM

People always say things they regret......everybody does get over it.....there is no freedom of speech anymore.....

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ron6590 July 12 2014 at 12:51 PM

It's funny, some Hollywood types say stupid things and they are shunned for life, others like Roman Polaski and Woody Allen supposedly have sex with kids and everybody comes running to their defense. It's funny how Hollywood treats pedophilia vs stupid speech.

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Susan ron6590 July 12 2014 at 4:32 PM

Roman Polanski is banned from ever coming back into the US. Doesn't mean he isn't a great film maker. And they adore him in Europe. The whole world does not revolve around the USA. Re: Allen? He was acquitted. So since you were not there, you really don't know the truth, do you? He may well be innocent of the charges, and that is what the court agreed on.

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Sarasmile4you ron6590 July 12 2014 at 5:14 PM


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rll767 July 12 2014 at 9:23 AM

What ever happened to FREE SPEECH?

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manmi1 rll767 July 12 2014 at 10:40 AM

It's still here... and "free speech" includes everyone, right? Including those of us who think this idiot is a total douche.

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Susan rll767 July 12 2014 at 4:29 PM

Freedom of speech is alive and well. people who oppose views are entitled to THEIR freedom of speech also. You want to say what you want? Go ahead. But it sounds like you just don't want the rebuttal. The rebuttal is also freedom of speech. See how that works?

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R July 12 2014 at 11:55 AM


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plansmaker July 12 2014 at 4:03 PM

Who is this stup*d fat woman give her snobbish comments on HuffPost?

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