“Braveheart” is in very hot h2o nevertheless all over again.
Just when you believed Mel Gibson was again in Hollywood’s great graces, actress Winona Ryder has alleged that the 64-12 months-aged actor slandered her with an anti-semitic slur when they ended up at a get together in 1995. The “Stranger Things” star dropped the bombshell, which was 1st claimed by GQ in 2010, even though talking about her encounters with anti-semitism in Hollywood in an interview with the British isles-based mostly Sunday Times.
“We were being at a crowded celebration with 1 of my very good pals, and Mel Gibson was smoking a cigar,” Ryder, 48, instructed the news outlet. She added that one thing came up about the Jewish faith, on which the “Mad Max” actor stated, ‘You’re not an oven dodger, are you?” — an apparent reference to the way bodies of Jewish prisoners have been incinerated in Nazi demise camps.
Gibson has not responded to The Post’s request for remark.
In the exact job interview, Ryder — who was born Winona Laura Horowitz — claimed that an unnamed studio head reported she “looked ‘too Jewish’” to star as a member of a blue-blooded family members showcased in an unspecified period of time piece she was taking pictures years ago.
Gibson was initially accused of earning anti-semitic remarks in 2006, when when he was stopped for a DUI in close proximity to Malibu, California. The actor-director instructed a law enforcement officer, “Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world” and referred to the policewoman on the scene as “sugar tits.”
That wasn’t the initial time Gibson’s rants ruffled feathers. People’s “Sexiest Male Alive” of 1985 infamously produced homophobic opinions to a Spanish newspaper in 1991, and claimed he desired New York Times writer Frank Rich’s “intestines on a stick” soon after the critic skewered “The Passion of the Christ.”
In Gibson’s most infamous incident in 2010, tapes surfaced of epic misogynistic and racist tirades recorded by previous girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva, with quotations which include “If you get raped by a pack of [N-words], it will be your fault.”
Grigorieva claimed he had punched her on the head and facial area on a number of events. Gibson pleaded no contest to a cost of misdemeanor battery in 2011 and served no jail time.
The Oscar-successful actor-director’s father, the late writer Hutton Red Gibson, as soon as gave an interview in which he declared the Holocaust “fiction.”