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Famous Celebrity Apologies

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Mel Gibson

Actor and director Mel Gibson was arrested for driving under the influence in July 2006. According to the arresting officer, the actor took the opportunity to launch into a drunken, obscenity-laced tirade about "the Jews."

A few days after the incident, he sprang into damage-control mode and issued an apology. "I want to apologize specifically to everyone in the Jewish community for the vitriolic and harmful words that I said to a law enforcement officer the night I was arrested on a DUI charge," he said.

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