Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 21 September 2014

Mel Gibson charged with assault

Los Angeles prosecutors have charged Mel Gibson with misdemeanour battery

Mel Gibson has been charged with misdemeanour battery - assault - stemming from a January 2010 incident involving his then-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva.

Los Angeles prosecutors charged the Academy Award-winner over the incident involving the Russian musician.

A person familiar with the case said Gibson will accept a plea deal.

Gibson is not expected to serve any time in jail.

His lawyer, Blair Berk, has said Gibson pursued a plea agreement with his children in mind. He has an infant daughter with Grigorieva.

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