Disturbing Photos Surface of Oksana Grigorieva's Facial Bruises

Do injuries reportedly photographed after an alleged brawl with Mel Gibson back up his ex's abuse claim?

Startling photos of Oksana Grigorieva's bruised and discolored face, reportedly taken one day after an alleged fight with ex-boyfriend Mel Gibson, have been published online by Radar. The site reports that these images document injuries sustained in a physical altercation that the Russian singer has claimed took place at Gibson's Malibu estate on Jan. 6.

Grigorieva went to a doctor to be treated two days following the brawl, according to RadarOnline, and complained that she was experiencing terrible headaches. She was ultimately diagnosed with a concussion. When asked by authorities why she didn't seek medical treatment immediately after the alleged abuse, Grigorieva reportedly told them, "I was unable to go a hospital that night because I had no one to care for the children.”

The photos -- as well as previously leaked images of Grigorieva's damaged teeth -- are reportedly being used as evidence in investigations by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, as well as the Department of Children and Family Services (Grigorieva claims she was holding their infant daughter Lucia when Gibson, 54, attacked her). The photos and the now-infamous audio tapes are also said to be evidence in the couple's ongoing custody battle. 

So far, Gibson has denied that he abused Grigorieva and his lawyers have argued that Grigorieva may have edited or tampered with the tapes (making them potentially inadmissible in court) and that she is simply trying to extort him.

Do you think photos of Grigorieva's injuries will strengthen her case against Mel Gibson? Chime in below!

Like This? Read These:
- Seventh Tape of a Ranting Mel Gibson Surfaces
- Mel and Oksana to Take Co-Parenting Class?
- Mel Gibson Begs Forgiveness in Texts to Oksana
- Is Mel Gibson's Ex Guilty of Extortion?
- Mel Gibson Accused of Hitting Daughter in New Tape

Like this? Want more?
Connect with Us
Follow Our Pins

Yummy recipes, DIY projects, home decor, fashion and more curated by iVillage staffers.

Follow Our Tweets

The very dirty truth about fashion internships... DUN DUN @srslytheshow http://t.co/wfewf

On Instagram

Behind-the-scenes pics from iVillage.

Best of the Web