Mel Gibson's Crazed Ranting Continues Apace, Oksana's Dentist Has Proof He Hit Her

  • In yet another taped phone conversation, Mel Gibson has a rageful, semi-incoherent meltdown, uses an ethnic slur, and tells Oksana Grigorieva, "You're a fucking using whore…I own you... You don't count."
  • In the recording Mel and Oksana argue about paying a Latino employee he refers to as a "wetback," and he accuses Oksana of cheating on him. At the end of the conversation, their daughter starts crying and he demands that she "Go look after my child." Oksana points out, "She's my child too," and Mel replies, "Yeah I know, unfortunately you cunt whore! I hope she doesn't turn out like you!" [Radar]
  • Oksana's dentist reportedly took photos of her mouth after Mel knocked her teeth out. Her lawyers have the pics and say he didn't report the incident to authorities, as required by law, because Oksana asked him not to. [TMZ]
  • "Will Mel Gibson's alleged behavior keep you from seeing his movies?" Yes. [CNN]
  • John Stamos testified today against Allison Coss and Scott Sippola, the couple accused of trying to extort $680,000 from him. He claims that Coss was just a friend, but her lawyer says that while she was 17, he made out with her in his hotel room, offered to perform oral sex on her, broke a bedpost in frustration when she refused, then had sex with her. [AP]
  • There's still an Interpol warrant in effect for Roman Polanski in 188 countries, so he can only avoid arrest in France, Poland, and Switzerland. [AP]
  • During a custody hearing today, Janine Lindemulder said she doesn't think Jesse James should be allowed to take Sunny to Austin, explaining, "I believe I'm being replaced by Sandra Bullock." [TMZ]
  • Today Lawrence Taylor pled not guilty to raping and underage prostitute. When he saw press outside the courtroom he said, "must be a slow news day," and when one reporter asked a question he said, "grow up." [E!]
  • A company that makes cycling studios is suing Tiki Barber for signing an endorsement deal while he was cheating on his wife, saying that they were promised, "a happily-married, celebrity couple who were known to attend indoor cycling classes together." [TMZ]
  • Shawn Johnson's stalker has been sent to a mental institution for five years. [AP]
  • Rip Torn applied for accelerated rehabilitation today, a program that would allow charges related to his drunked bank break in to be dropped after a probation period. [AP]
  • Sources claim that while Lindsay Lohan is prescribed five different medications, she's only taking the ones for ADHD and acid reflux. [Perez]
  • Michael Lohan says, "If it's true, I couldn't be happier. But I have no doubt that this is just another lie, spewing from Dina's mouth." [Radar]
  • Lindsay was spotted carrying the book Toxic Friends: The Antidote for Women Stuck in Complicated Frienships. [People]
  • In her weekly column for Closer magazine, Kelly Osbourne wrote, "Lindsay Lohan's been sentenced to 90 days in jail after failing to attend alcohol education classes that were part of a probation order. My heart breaks for her, because we used to be friends and I hate to see her in such a bad place... The reality is, if you break the law you have to pay the price. I'm really hoping this will be the wake-up call she needs to sort her life out and get back to the old Lindsay we all love." [Mirror]
  • Frances Bean Cobain's art is on display at a L.A. gallery in a show called "Scumfuck." Under the pseudonym Fiddle Tim, she draws grotesque pictures of Jim Jones, obese people, and a woman's face along with the phrase, "Treat me like your mother or I'll eat the sun." [N.Y. Magazine]
  • Liz Phair says of her new album Funstyle, "You were never supposed to hear these songs. These songs lost me my management, my record deal and a lot of nights of sleep. Yes, I rapped one of them. Im as surprised as you are. But here is the thing you need to know about these songs and the ones coming next: These are all me. Love them, or hate them, but don't mistake them for anything other than an entirely personal, un-tethered-from-the-machine, free for all view of the world, refracted through my own crazy lens." [N.Y. Magazine]
  • Bret Michaels is allegedly engaged to Kristi Lynn Gibson, his girlfriend of 16 years. [Star]
  • Vince Vaughn and wife Kyla Weber are expecting a baby. [Just Jared]
  • Nina Garcia is pregnant with her second child. [People]
  • In a blog post about taking her son Mason back to "work" with her, Kourtney Kardashian says, "Mason is so easygoing and loves seeing new places and meeting new people. I love having him with me and always knowing he is safe and taken care of. It fits into my lifestyle." [People]
  • Larry King and Howard Stern are engaged in a feud. After Howard called Larry a "loser," Larry told the N.Y. Daily News, he "would like you to print that I called him a smock." Presumably he meant "schmuck." [E!]
  • Australian rapper N'FA has released a music video directed by his friend Heath Ledger on iTunes. He said, "We had intended on releasing it a long, long time ago. But I didn't feel comfortable doing so after Heath died. But friends and his family said it needed to be seen. Heath loved it." Watch it here: [N.Y. Magazine]
  • The Britney Spears episode of Glee will focus on Brittany, which as N.Y. Magazine points out, "wildly increases" the chances we'll be hearing the phrase, "It's Britney, bitch." [N.Y. Magazine]
  • Tons of Glee spoilers here: [E!]
  • Orlando Bloom was awarded an honorary degree today from the University of Kent and got to wear a goofy hat. [Just Jared]
  • U2 has reschedule the tour dates they canceled in May when Bono had emergency back surgery for the spring and summer of 2011. [Reuters]
  • Sela Ward will replace Melina Kanakaredes on CSI: NY. [AP]
  • A bizarre photo of Eva Mendes is featured on the August issue of Allure, and inside she shares this pearl of wisdom: "One of the benefits of having a big smile and big teeth is that if you just smile you can look happy." [Just Jared]
  • Jacqueline Laurita's 19-year-old daughter wrote on Facebook about ripping out Danielle Staub's extensions on last night's episode of RHONJ, saying, "YIKES... not one of my finest moments in life." [Us]
  • Betty White is no longer at the internet's beck and call. There are online campaigns to get her to host various awards shows, but she says, "I can tell you now I won't be doing the Oscars, Emmys or any other awards... I was terrified out of my skin doing SNL so the Oscars is not going to happen. It's too much." [Showbiz Spy]
  • A very delusional source cooked up this Rihanna/Chris Brown fanfic: "It's been almost a year since they last spoke, but Rihanna felt like she could try to be friends with Chris again. Seeing how emotional he was on set [at the BET Awards] really touched her. She'd never seen him like that before... Chris told her that he felt like he's grown up in the past year. He's said he's so happy to be back in touch with her. They were each other's first love and he's missed her so much. Rihanna knows that if he wanted him back, he'd be there in a second." Barf. [MTV UK]