Jewish Journal

The Mel Gibson blood libel?

by Brad A. Greenberg

July 23, 2010 | 12:01 pm

Hardly. The blood libel, at least as Jews experienced it, was a fabrication meant to create fear and hatred for a persecuted people (the People of the Book). In Mel Gibson’s case, reality seems to be working against him.

We’ve all become painfully familiar with his drunken outburst in which he called a female officer “sugar tits” and blamed Jews for “all the wars in the world.” Recently, he pissed off Latinos and blacks with more racist comments and recorded conversations with his ex-girlfriend showed he’s not such a good guy—alcohol involved or not.

As the Oksana saga rolls on, and as Gibson’s career falls further and further from any chance at resurrection, RadarOnline is reporting that Gibson was mad enough at an unidentified Hollywood Jewish macher who he thought had publicly humiliated him that Gibson felt the need for vendetta:

“Oksana says Mel told her, ‘I want Jew blood on my hands,’ and said he wanted the person taken to the desert, stripped naked, knee capped and left in the heat,” a source close to one of the investigations involving Mel told RadarOnline.com exclusively.

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