Mel Gibson is defending his fellow controversial celeb.
For those of you who may not remember, filmmaker Nate Parker was accused of rape back when he was still a student at Penn State.
While on trial for the alleged sexual assault, a jury ultimately acquitted the artist.
However, the story resurfaced this year, when his film The Birth Of A Nation was released. Many people called for a boycott of the film, but the 60-year-old is now saying that is "unfair."
In The Hollywood Reporter's Directors Roundtable, Mel stood up for the 37-year-old, exclaiming: