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Mel Gibson’s survived charges of sexism, racism and anti-Semitism… but saluting Trump could finally get him canceled

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13.07.2021

Mel Gibson, the movie star and Academy Award-winning director, has long been a lightning rod for his problematic behavior and beliefs. But, over the weekend, he finally crossed the line and committed the most egregious of mortal sins in the New Hollywood: he saluted Donald Trump.

For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, let me fill you in. On Saturday, Trump attended the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed-martial arts event, aka UFC 264, in Las Vegas. As he entered the arena, Gibson happened to be nearby and gave the former president a salute.

Yoooooo!!! Is that Mel Gibson saluting President Trump? #UFC264pic.twitter.com/QEqa0p2cOn

This ugly incident was caught on video and people on Twitter dissected it like it was the Zapruder film to see if it was actually Mel Gibson – star of ‘Lethal Weapon’ and director of ‘The Passion of the Christ’ – and not some lookalike who’d been filmed.

After much detective work by intrepid internet sleuths, it was confirmed it was indeed Mad Max himself who’d had the gall to salute the former president of the United States.

The crazy thing is, you didn't even need to know why Mel Gibson was trending to know that he probably did something shitty.Rest in hell to his dead career. pic.twitter.com/H8eMpA99dq

A gigantic tempest in the Twitter teapot ensued, with the legions of woke bravehearts putting on their war paint and declaring that the heretic Gibson must be........

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