Mel Gibson Pleads No Contest To Misdemeanor Battery
KNX 1070′s Bill Cooper says 55-year-old Gibson pleaded no contest as part of a plea deal.
In the deal, the actor was placed on three years probation and sentenced to 16 hours of community service and 52 weeks in a domestic violence counseling program. The Academy Award winner must also pay a $400 fine.
The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office has chosen not to file charges against Grigorieva, who was investigated for allegedly trying to extort money from the actor.
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