Winona Ryder Stands By Claims Mel Gibson Made Anti-Semitic, Homophobic Comments

Winona Ryder offered new details about an encounter with Mel Gibson in which she alleges that the “Braveheart” star made homophobic and anti-Semitic remarks, claiming that he made the comments at a party in the 1990s.The actress has accused Gibson of making bigoted comments in her presence for years, but those allegations resurfaced in a recent interview with the Sunday Times.

Gibson, through a representative, hit back at those charges, calling them “100% untrue” and saying that Ryder was lying and had lied about their encounter for decades.

Now, Ryder is sticking by her story and providing more context for the alleged encounter.“I believe in redemption and forgiveness and hope that Mr.

Gibson has found a healthy way to deal with his demons, but I am not one of them,” she said in a statement to Variety.

“Around 1996, my friend Kevyn Aucoin and I were on the receiving end of his hateful words.

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