Until now, almost everyone agreed that Mel Gibson lost his temper and Oksana Grigorieva tried to extort him. These opinions may change soon.
Everything revolves around the $15 million peace agreement that Oksana refused to sign after failed mediation talks in May.
Lawyers for Mel and Oksana worked out a financial deal for Oksana – she would get a total of $15 mil, which included child support, a house and other assets.
All she had to do is to give back the “evidence”, one source say. The “evidence” includes the Mel Gibson tapes, which Oksana’s lawyers played parts of for Mel’s lawyers.
According to a source, “The tapes loomed large … the word ‘tapes’ was never used in the agreement, but it was central to the deal.”
Mel never paid Oksana under the deal because the short form didn’t spell out the specifics of payment and Oksana refused to sign the longer agreement which contained the details.
Oksana’s lawyer, Daniel Horowitz, told RadarOnline.com: “It is my understanding that attorneys are not permitted to take evidence of a crime and destroy that evidence, under Californian law.”
He said, “Oksana felt that she was being threatened at the mediation and she felt she would lose her daughter and be arrested for making the tapes, if she did not sign the agreement.
“The fact that a room full of Mel Gibson’s lawyers were willing to pay $15 million for the destruction of the tapes and photographs, proves beyond any doubt that they are real.
“Oksana’s concerns were always about the safety of her children. She feared that if the recorded threats against her by Gibson were destroyed, she would have no way of proving that there was a very real danger from him, and that it would just be her word against his.”
In an interview with a Russian newspaper, in July 2010, a close friend of Oksana Grigorieva reveals shocking details about Oksana’s personal relationship and the legal battle with Mel Gibson.
Upset over the way Oksana is being portrayed by the American media, Oksana’s friend contacted Komsomolskaya Pravda, and agreed to give an exclusive interview.
The interview reveals previously undisclosed information about Mel Gibson’s and Oksana’s private life and their financial affairs.
Komsomolskaya Pravda: Lets suppose they didn’t want to be together anymore. But couldn’t they agree about all the aspects amicably?
Oksana Grigorieva’s friend: When Mel realized that Oksana couldn’t stand his outbursts any longer, he became obsessed with the idea of taking their daughter away from her. He decided that he could simply buy the baby and offered $15 million for sole custody. The second condition was for Oksana to keep silent about his fits, threats, etc. His lawyers even prepared some kind of papers. Obviously Oksana would never sell her child. Now Mel keeps blaming Oksana that Lucia-Anne lost her inheritance because of her mother’s stubbornness.
Komsomolskaya Pravda: Mel was probably already giving Oksana quite a lot of money? After all he has an estimated 600 million fortune.
Oksana Grigorieva’s friend: (laughing) You know how they called Oksana in America? Gold-digger! They think she was after his millions. But when Oksana lived with Mel she didn’t ask for a cent from him! They say that he spent 5 million dollars on her. Nonsense! He spent exactly $100 000 when paid for her credit cards. Not a cent more! And half of those $100 000 was spent on food for his own family. It was only in April that Oksana left Mel. Before that they lived together in Malibu not far from his former wife Robyn and her kids. Mel’s relatives would come to their house all the time. Oksana was always treating them. Then Mel would come in the evening and start grumble: “Where’s food?!” Mel also bought Oksana a car for 30 thousand dollars. Those were all the expenses. Imagine, Oksana never even bought her dresses but used to simply hire them!
The aborted mediation took place May 15 and 16 and lasted approximately 12 hours, each day and two retired judges oversaw the dispute.
Horowitz told RadarOnline.com: “The role of the attorneys and the retired judges in the creation of this document are probably a major subject of scrutiny and I personally would not to participate in this kind of negotiation, because it is morally ambiguous.”
The twist in Oksana’s offensive comes after she was interviewed Wednesday for more than two hours by the Los Angeles County District Attorney about the alleged smack down Mel Gibson dished out.
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