New Delhi, Sep 1 - Cop, folk hero, journalist, a mentally challenged young man. In his almost four decades in filmdom, Mel Gibson has donned myriad roles. But the Hollywood actor-filmmaker says he has a soft corner for playing the 'bad man', and admits he'd love to play a superhero some day.
The Academy award winner believes there's a certain "fun" in essaying negative characters.
London, Jan 19 : Mel Gibson is now embroiled in a fresh round of rumours that he could be the father of actress Jodie Foster's children.
The rumours began when the 50-year-old actress, who has never revealed her identity of her boys' father, thanked him for his support during her speech at the Golden Globe awards, the Mirror reported.
She told the Hollywood audience: "Mel Gibson, you know you saved me too".
New York, Oct 18 : Mel Gibson was spotted getting cozy with a new girl during a sushi dinner at Nobu in Malibu on Sunday, who has been identified as actress-stuntwoman Ashley Cusato.
According to TMZ. com, the couple have been dating for a month, and the 56-year-old actor has already introduced Cusato to several members of his family, the New York Post reported.
London, September 7 : Mel Gibson has been forced to pay half of his 500-million-pound fortune to former wife Robyn as part of their divorce settlement.
The couple had not signed any pre-nuptial agreement prior to their marriage.
Robyn will also be picking up 50 percent of the pension benefits that the 56-year-old actor built up during their 31-year marriage.
Los Angeles, Sep 6 - Mel Gibson's ex-wife Robyn Denise Moore has reportedly got a huge cut in the actor's pension money in the divorce settlement.
As per the divorce agreements, Moore has received half of the Screen Actors Guild pension, a union formed to protect the rights of performers, reports tmz. com.
London, August 22 : Mel Gibson has ignited rumours of a new romance after he was pictured with aspiring musician Nadia Lanfranconi.
The Hollywood hunk was seen giving singer/songwriting Lanfranconi a neck massage in full view of onlookers as they dined at Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro at The Grove shopping centre in Los Angeles on Monday, the Daily Express reported.
Washington, August 14 : Mel Gibson has revealed that he doesn't think Hollywood is ready to forgive him for various controversial incidents that he has been involved in, in the last few years.
The 56-year-old was severely criticised for an expletive and racist tirade against his child''s mother, Oksana Grigorieva in audiotapes, which were released to the public.
Los Angeles, July 28 : Actor Mel Gibson's former family mansion, located in Connecticut, is being sold for $33 million.
Gibson shared the home with his former wife Robyn and their seven children until their bitter divorce in 2011.
It has now been put on the market by its present owner for $9 million more than the amount for which he bought it two years ago, reports contactmusic. com.
New York, July 3 : Mel Gibson's step-mother Teddy Joye Hicks, who married the actor's father Hutton in 2001, filed papers for a restraining order against the 56-year-old star on Monday.
According to TMZ. com, Hicks' primary complaint is that both Gibson and his sister Maura hate her for refusing to approve controversial "Ozone" medical treatments for their father, who suffers from various ailments.
Washington, June 23 : Mel Gibson and Charlie Sheen will star together in `Machete Kills', director Robert Rodriguez has revealed on his Twitter page
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sheen was just cast to play the US president in the film.
"I just cast Charlie Sheen in #machetekills as the President of the United States! Who better? More soon..." Fox News quoted Rodriguez as tweeting.
Washington, June 5 : Mel Gibson's 93-year-old father Hutton has filed for divorce from wife Teddy Joye, citing irreconcilable differences.
Hutton -- interestingly -- is asking for spousal support. He also wants her to pay attorney''s fees, TMZ. com reported.
Hutton had no kids with Teddy, who is in her 70's, but has 11 kids with his first wife, Anne, and has more than 50 grandchildren.
London, Apr 15 : Mel Gibson has profusely denied claims he said John Lennon deserved to die, insisting that he is a huge Beatles fan and plays their music all the time.
A source told website TMZ. com that screenwriter Joe Eszterhas’ allegations that the actor celebrated John Lennon’s death are false claiming, “It’s not uncommon to hear The Beatles at Gibson’s house.”
Washington, Apr 12 : Mel Gibson had reportedly talked about getting his former partner Oksana Grigorieva killed and now her representative wants the actor to be investigated.
Grigorieva's rep Steve Jaffe wants the actor to be investigated on the statements he allegedly made about the Russian pianist to screenwriter Joe Eszterhas, TMZ. com reported.
Washington, April 12 : Mel Gibson celebrated John Lennon's death, claiming he deserved to die, according to the screenwriter of the failed "Maccabee" project, Joe Eszterhas.
In a scathing 9-page letter, obtained by The Wrap, Eszterhas claims Gibson once ranted about the departed Beatle, "I'm glad he's dead. He deserved to be shot. He was f**king messianic. Listen to his songs! Imagine. I hate that f**king song. I'm glad he''s dead."
Washington, Apr 12 : Mel Gibson has slammed the accusations of `Maccabees' screenwriter Joe Eszterhas that he is anti-Semitic and insists that the real issue for plugging the plug on the movie was that the script was "terrible".
The `Braveheart' director, responded to Eszterhas allegation in a letter which says that most of the charges being made by the writer was fabricated.
Washington, Mar 13 : Mel Gibson’s ‘Braveheart’ hero William Wallace is set to be on TV screens as part of a major biopic series.
Wallace will chronicle the life of the Scottish historical legend and war hero and will be based on a concept created by ‘Braveheart’ adviser Seoras Wallace, reports Contactmusic.
However, no casting details have been announced yet but, according to reports, Gibson will not be part of the TV project.
Washington, Mar 2 : Mel Gibson has completed the anger management course he was ordered to attend after he was charged with battery against ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva.
The 56-year-old actor was sentenced in March 2011 to three years' probation, including a 12-month domestic violence counselling programme over an alleged attack on Grigorieva.
Washington, Feb 15 : The deputy who arrested Mel Gibson for drunken driving has settled his lawsuit - which claimed that he suffered religious discrimination at work - with the Sheriff’s Department.
Attorneys for James Mee said a 50,000-dollar settlement was reached and must be approved by a county claims board. A trial scheduled to begin this week was cancelled.
London, Dec 26 : Mel Gibson’s ex-wife has been awarded a massive 271million-pound payout in what is thought to be Hollywood''s biggest-ever divorce deal.
Ending the 30-years marriage, mother-of-seven Robyn was handed half of the ‘Braveheart’ star’s total fortune because they did not have a pre-nuptial agreement.
Robyn, who has reverted to her maiden name of Moore, filed for divorce from the 55-year-old actor after pictures emerged of him frolicking on the beach at their Costa Rica holiday home with Russian pianist Oksana Grigorieva.
Los Angeles, Dec 24 - Actor Mel Gibson's divorce from ex-wife Robyn Moore has cost him a lot! She has been awarded half his $850 million fortune in their divorce settlement.
The settlement was finalised Friday, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
The "Braveheart" actor is now officially a single man after his almost 30-year marriage to Moore, mother of seven of his children, was officially ended.
Washington, Dec 24 : Mel Gibson's ex-wife Robyn Moore has been awarded half of his 850 million dollars fortune in their divorce settlement, which was finalised on Friday.
The 55-year-old actor is now officially a single man, after his almost 30-year marriage to his estranged wife officially ended at a Los Angeles court, Contactmusic reported.
London, Dec 24 : Mel Gibson and his wife Robyn have officially split, after their divorce was finalised ending their three-decade marriage.
The former Mrs Gibson, whose name is being restored to Robyn Moore, had been married to the ‘Braveheart’ star since his acting heydays and his more recent public downfall, the Mirror reported.
Washington, Dec 2 : Mel Gibson has been praised by a judge for his probation progress after he completed twice the amount of counselling sessions required of him.
According to TMZ, the 55-year-old `Braveheart' star struck a plea deal with Los Angeles prosecutors in March this year in a bid to stay out of jail after he was accused of attacking ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva during a heated argument last year.
Washington, Nov 10 : A pregnant reality TV star, who dated Mel Gibson briefly during the summer, has been telling her friends that the actor is the father of her unborn baby.
Mother-to-be Laura Bellizzi and Gibson both denied the claim when contacted for comment, and a source close to the ‘Braveheart’ star insists that it’s “physically impossible” for the 55-year-old actor to have fathered the child.
New York, Oct 24 : Mel Gibson absolutely abstained from drinking alcohol, despite helping Petra Ecclestone and her husband James Stunt spend humungous 250,000 dollars on Cristal at Beacher’s Madhouse in Los Angeles last Wednesday.
Gibson and Stunt, both of them did not indulge in alcohol and yet went wild to enjoy the party.