Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Photographer Claims Mel Gibson Spit, Swore at Her When She Took His Photograph

New South Wales police are now investigating allegations by a Daily Telegraph reporter that actor Mel Gibson abused her both verbally and physically when she took his photograph as he and his girlfriend left a Sydney, Australia, movie theater on August 23.  The photographer, Kristi Miller, says the actor swore at her, spit at her, and called her names. Mr. Gibson denies her claims.  (Via the Hollywood Reporter). More here from The Age, here from the Daily Telegraph.

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