Mel Gibson is totally wishing he wasn't so famous right now!
Right after Christmas, the 59-year-old was driving near his house in Malibu when he struck a 13-year-old parked car. Reportedly, the damage was so severe that he had to call someone over to disentangle him from the wreckage!
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The disgraced actor then did the moral thing — he left a note with his phone number, and his insurance paid for the victim's repairs, rental car, and other expenses.
However the owner of the impaired car didn't think this was enough!
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