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Gibson Crashes Car in Malibu, Unharmed

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood August 16, 2010 at 5:25AM

This news story about Mel Gibson crashing his Maserati into a Malibu cliffside Sunday night makes sure to say that alcohol wasn't involved. Gibson was unhurt. The car was smashed. I'm sorry, but driving alone into a hillside is not a good sign.
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This news story about Mel Gibson crashing his Maserati into a Malibu cliffside Sunday night makes sure to say that alcohol wasn't involved. Gibson was unhurt. The car was smashed. I'm sorry, but driving alone into a hillside is not a good sign.

What can Gibson do? He needs a story like this like a hole in the head. His career as a movie star seems over, his Jodie Foster film The Beaver is in limbo, and bad news seems to cling to him like a toxic spill. He needs to redeem himself, somehow, with good deeds or good films. From behind the director's chair.

This article is related to: Headliners, News, Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster


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