Mel Gibson is 'Daddy' to girlfriend's music video
Classically trained pianist Oksana Grigorieva somehow got Hollywood bigwig Mel Gibson to direct her first music video, Evening With Daddy. It might have a littlesomething to do with her carrying Gibson’s eighth child. So this video was disturbing right from the title (As Slezak pleaded, “Please tell me it’s not a romantic ballad sung to Mel. Please.”) Actually, it seems to be about music freeing her soul; if the lyrics “let the music take me home” are too obtuse, then Hollywood director Mel rams home the message with some not-so-subtle shots of Oksana being trapped in a bird cage and then pushing a piano over a mountain. The video was shot earlier this year in Mexico City, either before Grigorieva had a baby bump (she’s currently said to be about six- or seven-months pregnant) or with a lot of CGI to get a stomach thatflat. There are a few lyrics that could be interpreted as a timely response to becoming tabloid fodder as Mel’s new squeeze after the end of his 28-year marriage: “A girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do now/Can’t nobody judge me ’cause it could be you now,” Grigorieva sings.
What do you think: Can Mel’s baby mama sing? Are you digging Gibson’s music video direction? Or are you too distracted by those lingering shots of her ankle tattoo to notice much else?