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Mel is Still Sorry

Diane Sawyer scored big time by landing the first interview with Mel Gibson since his arrest and anti-Semitic remarks on one super drunk night. He's calling what he said back in July the "stupid rambling of a drunkard." He also said he has not had a drink in 65 days and it sounds like he is counting. Here's more:

"What I need to do to heal myself and to be assuring and allay the fears of others and to heal them if they had any heart wounds from something I may have said," Gibson says. "So, this is the last thing I want to be is that kind of monster."

More of Mel and his interview will be airing on Thursday, Oct. 12 and Friday, Oct. 13 on "Good Morning America." Sounds like someone is working on image control. Who will win, Mel or Tom?

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Tiinnaaaa Tiinnaaaa 10 years
I like Mel Gibson and i hope he gets through this..
bluejeanie bluejeanie 10 years
puh-lease, alcohol is not a truth serum. if it was, then police would use it for criminals. i think he said some really nasty things, feels badly about it and is trying to make things better. i wish him luck on his road to recovery. alcoholism sucks.
DearMissPriss DearMissPriss 10 years
I didn't see.....I think I heard about it. =)
bluejeanie bluejeanie 10 years
toxxic, sounds like something i did my freshman year of college....i did it on a drunken dare. unluckily for me, the football team was JUST outside jogging around campus. they all got to see my goods. luckily, my shirt was covering my face.
t0xxic t0xxic 10 years
For real yall! I stood on my balcony last new years and shook them around. Idk if anyone saw though. Boy I was wasted.
perla perla 10 years
I don’t think he’s racist. First of all, nobody even knows if he truly said it. People have been criticizing Mel ever since he made The Passion. I knew accusations would come out sooner or later. Secondly, people say horrible, untrue things when they are alcoholics. Maybe you guys can’t relate because you don’t have a drinking problem. I don’t, but have seen a good friend struggle with it.
t0xxic t0xxic 10 years
Ive been drunk and showed off my tata's thats something that Id never do sober. For realz. ;)
DearMissPriss DearMissPriss 10 years
i don't care how sorry he says he is now... someone who's not a racist doesn't start spitting out slurs even when they are drunk... anyone else agree? LizaToad Wed, 10/11/2006 - 7:10am ___________ EXACTLY. I think someone saying they did something they would never do SOLELY because they were drunk, is the lamest excuse possible and also mostly likely a lie. I honestly believe that the things people do and say when they are drinking are usually and indication of who they really are, as opposed to the socially acceptable persona they exude in public. It's not always the case, but pretty probable. That's where "truth serum" comes from....
tharightgurl4u tharightgurl4u 10 years
Nobody blew nothing up Mel only said what he really feels!! Lets be honest how many people have been drunk and made racist comments?? UGH NOT ME! I think he spoke the truth if he didnt get caught no way would he be apologizing
LizaToad LizaToad 10 years
i'm not sure... but either way, this guy has a big problem in the racism department
bluejeanie bluejeanie 10 years
liza, i think that was his father, not mel
JennaV JennaV 10 years
I dislike Mel immensely and have for a very long time. He seems like he is stuck back in the 50's. And that's not a compliment.
LizaToad LizaToad 10 years
i would agree with that if it weren't for mel's history of racist comments... for example, he's said more than once that the Holocaust never happened... hmm...
Annie2u59 Annie2u59 10 years
I don't remember his name, but i do remember he was Jewish, so what a better way to get your name in the papers, he might not be remembered now but he still had his 15 min.
LizaToad LizaToad 10 years
but do you know that cops name or what he looks like? i don't...
paigesweetkisses paigesweetkisses 10 years
I agree annie. its all been blown way out of proportion. i'll say it again: I LIKE HIM.
Annie2u59 Annie2u59 10 years
I still think the cop blew things way out of proportion, everybody wants their fifteen minutes
bluejeanie bluejeanie 10 years
i think he's taking responsibility, he's personally apologized many times. he knows he said something wrong and he feels badly.
yayita yayita 10 years
Mels a racist and thats it
LizaToad LizaToad 10 years
and saying 'i was drunk' is just an excuse and doesn't show he's taking responsibility
LizaToad LizaToad 10 years
i don't care how sorry he says he is now... someone who's not a racist doesn't start spitting out slurs even when they are drunk... anyone else agree?
JennaV JennaV 10 years
Annie2u59 Annie2u59 10 years
In aa they always count their sober days, it`s part of the program.
bluejeanie bluejeanie 10 years
i don't think kayne west's main fan base cares that much about what he says.
Jinx Jinx 10 years
I didn't know Kanye was so specific with those types of comments. I agree, I don't think it affected his career at all. I don't think Kanye thinks about his comments that carefully, he just spouts what he thinks at the time and lets it land where it lands. "Like MySpace, only more arrogant"
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