Feb. 26, 2004: Producer, director and actor, Mel Gibson was first arrested for drinking and driving in 1984. He attended Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, saying alcoholism runs in his family. In July 2006, Gibson was arrested for DUI while speeding in his vehicle with an open container of alcohol. He admitted to making anti-Semitic remarks during his arrest and apologized for his "despicable" behavior, saying the comments were "blurted out in a moment of insanity." He was ordered to attend self-help meetings five times a week for 4 1/2 months and three times a week for the remainder of the first year of his probation. He was also ordered to attend a First Offenders Program, was fined $1,300, and his license was restricted for 90 days. Gibson volunteered to record a public service announcement.

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