Nominated for an Oscar and being courted once again in Hollywood, the actor who was ostracized for a decade after his antisemitic outburst appears to be returning to the mainstream.
"It was an unfortunate incident," Gibson said when asked about the fact that there are many who feel they can no longer support him or his work.
The discussion was first prompted by Beck's praise of the actor's recent 10 year anniversary marking his sobriety from alcohol.
Australian-American actor and filmmaker, whose career tanked after anti-Semitic rant and other scandals, confirms that he's making a follow-up to his blockbuster 'The Passion of the Christ.'
Comic host pokes fun at actor's alcoholism and history with the police.
National Director Foxman says Oldman doesn't understand why his comments were offensive, and that as a celebrity he bears increased responsibility for words.
“I am deeply remorseful that comments I made in the Playboy interview were offensive to many Jewish people,” actor tells ADL.
The ADL condemns Oldman's comments, saying "It is disturbing that Mr. Oldman appears to have bought into Mr. Gibson’s warped and prejudiced world view.”
"Mel Gibson is in a town that’s run by Jews and he said the wrong thing because he’s actually bitten the hand that fed him," Oldman says in 'Playboy' interview.