In January, Oksana Grigorieva – who recently had a child with Mel Gibson – saw a dentist following a fight with the actor.
She claims Gibson punched her twice in the face, giving her a concussion and resulting in the loss of one tooth and the chipping of another.
However, friends of the actor claim the damage was only to Grigorieva’s dental veneers, and that Gibson had nothing to do with the damage to the veneers. Gibson maintains that he was only trying to protect their child from Grigorieva during the January altercation.
Sources close to the actor claim that Grigorieva made up the story because of ongoing custody battles and/or for financial reasons. Though the couple has been separated for many months, she recently filed a restraining order against Gibson.
I was curious about gossip websites reporting on someone’s medical records, so I turned to HR expert Barbara Freet. “Is there a HIPPA violation in here anywhere?” I asked her.
“Only if she didn’t want the press to know about her teeth,” Barbara replied, “which I assume she most certainly does!”
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