Was Mel Gibson definitely caught on tape spewing shocking obscenities and racial epithets at ex Oksana Grigorieva -- and did it lead to his talent agency's decision to drop him?
On Friday, Radaronline.com released two minutes of audio of Gibson's alleged outburst against Grigorieva, his ex-girlfriend and mother of his daughter Lucia, 8 months; the website first reported of the tape's existence on July 3.
In the disturbing, graphic taped phone conversation, a male voice resembling that of Gibson, 54, flies into a rage speaking with Grigorieva, 40.
Less than two hours after that audio's release, the Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Gibson was dropped by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment. "At this point he doesn't seem to be in need of an agent," his rep claimed, noting that Gibson has several projects lined up, and had planned to go without representation after the death of his agent Ed Limato.
In the shocking recording, a male voice accuses Grigorieva of getting breast implants. "You're not lying to me about fake t*ts?...They look ridiculous. Get rid of them."
When Grigorieva defends herself, Gibson spits back: "[You] look like a a Vegas whore. And ou go around sashaying in your tight clothes. I won't stand for that anymore."
The man then shouts, "You go out in public and it's a f***ing embarrassment to me. You look like a f***ing b*tch in heat. And if you get raped by a pack of ni**ers it will be your fault. Alright? Because you provoked it. You are provocatively dressed all the time with your fake boobs that you feel you have to show off."
The angry tirade ends when the male voice quips, "I don't want you. I don't trust you. I don't love you."
(Listen to the full audio here. Warning: graphic and offensive content.)
A rep for Gibson has previously denied the existence of the audiotape. On Friday morning, TMZ reported that Gibson's lawyers plan to accuse Grigorieva of extortion, claiming she made false statements about him. The website also reports that Gibson is being investigated for domestic violence, child endangerment and assault with a deadly weapon; Grigorieva filed a restraining order against Gibson late last month.