Mel Gibson's Dollars and Sense

The troubled actor/producer doesn't have to fear for his careerthe economics of working with him are just too good

Are we tired yet of Mel Gibson? Mad Max has been in the news nonstop of late not merely because of alleged drunk driving but because, well, he's a lout and a bigot. O.K., he says he's not anti-Semitic, despite evidence to the contrary. After his July 28 arrest in Malibu for drunk driving, the 50-year-old actor swore like a sailor and blamed the world's ills on the Jewish population.

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