Gibson’s ex claims she suffered from ‘battered wife’ syndrome

October 8th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI  

Mel Gibson Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): In a bid to explain why it took her so long to report Mel Gibson’s abusive ways, Oksana Grigorieva claims she was suffering from ‘battered wife’ syndrome.

Sources close to Oksana say that right after the alleged Jan. 6 attack, Oksana dumped Mel for about 3 weeks, but soon went back and became overly affectionate with the actor, reports

Oksana told her friends that Mel tearfully convinced her the alleged attack was a one-time-only incident and that he would go into therapy to get better.

However, sources say her close relationship with bodyguard — convicted felon Kristian Otto Herzog — is further evidence she’s drawn to men who have violent tendencies. (ANI)

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