The fact that actor-director Mel Gibson romanced and even fathered a child with Oksana Grigorieva while still officially married to the mother of his seven other children fails to raise any red flags for his gal pal. It seems Grigorieva is so secure in her relationship with Gibson, she believes female admirers couldn’t even catch his eye.
“If he wanted to go down that road he probably would have done so by now,” a confident Grigorieva told Britain’s Glamour magazine. “And I think he is a very solid and faithful person.”
In April of this year, the actor’s wife of 29 years, Robyn Gibson, filed for divorce just weeks after beachside photos of Gibson and Grigorieva surfaced.
Thompson pulls name from pro-Polanski petition
She showed her support for Academy Award-winning director and convicted sex offender Roman Polanski by signing a petition urging Swiss authorities to free him, but actress Emma Thompson has since had a change of heart.
In an interview with The Independent, 19-year-old Exeter University student Caitlin Hayward-Tapp recalled how she convinced the star to remove her name from the pro-Polanski list.
“(Thompson) said she knows Roman Polanski and that she had had calls from friends asking her to sign the petition,” Hayward-Tapp revealed. “She knows what a terrible early life he (Polanski) had. (But) she said she had already been thinking a lot about the petition, as others had expressed their dismay at her signing it. We talked for 15 minutes and by the end she said she would get her name removed. She said regardless of the fact she knows him and the terrible things he has been through, a crime is a crime.”
Dad planned to profit from LiLo recordingsLindsay Lohan’s publicity loving dad, Michael Lohan, claimed he hoped to help his embattled daughter when he recently released a series of secretly recorded telephone conversations. But according to the New York Post, Papa Lohan really hoped to help himself by profiting from the tapes.
“Michael initially asked for a large fee — six figures — for the tapes of Lindsay and (her mother, Dina Lohan), but he didn't get any takers,” one source revealed to the paper. “Radar Online also refused to pay for the tapes, so in the end he agreed to a deal to release the recordings for no fee, but giving him the exposure he needs with a paid interview.”
Not so, or at least not completely so, the senior Lohan responded.
“(The six-figure goal) was a complete lie,” Michael Lohan told the Post. As for the paid interview, “That's in the hands of my lawyers. They deal with that.”
Dish on the flyNow that seven years separate Alec Baldwin and his messy divorce from actress Kim Basinger, the “30 Rock” star is willing to wed again one day. “People say, 'Do I believe in getting married?' Oh yeah, of course I do,” Baldwin told Entertainment Weekly. “I'd love to get married again.” There’s just one catch. “I have to find a really rich woman so I can stay home and read books all day,” he added. … When it comes to funny, comedy veteran Bill Murray prefers the old way movies were made. “People didn't take it so seriously back then,” Murray recalled in an interview with Parade. “On those early movies, like ‘Meatballs’ and ‘Caddyshack,’ we used to improvise every scene. We'd go to work and say, 'We can't do this crap. What are we gonna do?' And we'd just sit there in the trailer and drink coffee and come up with funny stuff. I loved it.”
Tabloid Tidbits is compiled by Ree Hines.