The Biggest Celeb Scandals of Summer

From Lindsay Lohan's jail time to Mel Gibson's rage-filled phone calls, see which stars stirred up controversy (16 Photos)

Donna Kaufman on Sep 3, 2010 at 4:00AM

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The Biggest Celeb Scandals of Summer

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Mel Gibson Explodes

The most shocking story of the summer came in audio form: a series of seven leaked tapes, in which actor Mel Gibson is heard threatening and insulting ex-girlfriend (and mother of his infant daughter) Oksana Grigorieva. It's unknown whether Grigorieva leaked the tapes herself, but they became a powerful PR weapon in the ongoing custody battle over 10-month-old Lucia. During the flurry of restraining orders and investigations (on both sides), Grigorieva also accused Gibson of punching her in the face while she held their child -- and claimed she had dental records of her broken teeth. The domestic violence case against Gibson is still ongoing. As for whether he'll work in Hollywood again -- the jury's out on that, too.

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