Oksana Grigorieva’s sister, Natalie, is allegedly responsible for leaking the recordings of Mel Gibson’s rant.
Oksana recorded some of her phone calls with Mel Gibson after his verbal and physical abuse got so bad she feared for her safety.
Shortly afterwards, the tapes have been posted on website RadarOnline.com and it has now been claimed her younger sister Natalie is the person who leaked them.
A source said: “I suspect that if the authorities look at the sister, they’ll find a wire transfer or a cheque to her from the website.
She and Oksana are very close.” It has also been claimed Natalie touted the tapes around a number of other of media outlets before agreeing to sell them to RadarOnline.com.
Another source told The Hollywood Reporter: “All the tabloids said no to the deal because they were asked to purchase the audio tapes before hearing them.”
If Natalie is discovered to be the person who leaked the tapes then it could affect Oksana’s custody case with Mel regarding their eight-month-old daughter Lucia, and could result in the Russian singer being found in contempt of court.
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