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Mel Gibson on Jimmy Kimmel: 'Shalom to You'

By Nathan Burstein

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Three years after his anti-Semitic outburst after being pulled over by police in Malibu, Mel Gibson emerged after the Oscars to receive a warm reception from a live television audience.

The 1995 Oscar-winning director, who told police officers during a July 2006 drunken driving arrest that “Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world,” appeared last night on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” As part of the interview, the 53-year-old actor screened a mock trailer for what he jokingly described as his next project: a biopic about Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Harland “Colonel” Sanders.

The segment received enthusiastic laughter and applause from the audience, which also laughed as the actor joked with Kimmel about one of the sexist names he’d called a female police officer during his arrest. Kimmel, a Catholic who for years dated Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman, didn’t mention Gibson’s anti-Semitic remarks during the interview, nor did the actor bring them up.

But Kimmel did greet Gibson with a Shalom, to which Gibson replied “Shalom to you.” The exchange can be seen below.

As part of Gibson’s appearance, Kimmel also displayed a copy of “The Passion of the Christ,” the 2004 Gibson film that some critics accused of reviving deicide charges against Jews. The movie recently came out on Blu-ray.


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Ruth Day Tue. Feb 24, 2009

מל גיבסון אדם אשר אבד עליו הכלח. אנשים מבוגרים בדרך כלל רוחשים חוכמה, אך במקרה שלו הוא נראה גם מכוער להפליא וגם טיפש ומשעמם. הדרך היחידה שלו לקבל תשומת לב היא כנראה להעליב ולפגוע בדת אברהם אבינו. איך אומרים באנגלית על אדם כזה

THIS ONE HERE IS DEDICATED TO YOU MR. MEL GIBSON;

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LISTEN UP CHILDREN This song is dedicated to baba black sheep pirate Mrs. Mel Gibson. The poor poor Baba black sheep pirate Mel Gibson has lately discover`D that he has an IQ of a Pet Rock. IQ of a roadkilled raccoon. IQ lower than their shoe size. His father said he is Not the shiniest penny in the pocket The doctor told him that he is About as sharp as a bowling ball MEL MEL MELY Checked HIS IQ in a local TV show, and again it was About as bright as a small appliance bulb the IQ of a festering ass pustule, IQ of a tomato plant, IQ of a head of cabbage His Tv host said That Mel mel mely is Not the brightest bulb on the tulip farm

everybody sing it along... and 1, and e 2 , and e 3 tatatattatat yeyeyeyeyey... MEL MEL MELY YOU ARE SO Dumb as a box of raisins WHAT EVER YOU SAY OR DO WILL COME BACK TO YOU BECAUSE you are Not the sharpest knife in the drawer... Dumb as a box of rocks... HO mel mel mely An IQ of 3 but it takes 5 to grunt. one day his mother confessed that Mel`s brain is actually the brains of an ice cube. the IQ of a mannequin with a head injury the IQ of Spam. Errr ... uh ... ahhh ... yo momma! Mel, there's something you need to know. Compared to you, most people have the IQ of a carrot.




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