Mel's dad is having a little bit of a reality problem.
"They claimed that there were 6.2 million (Jews) in Poland before the war and after the war there were 200,000, therefore he (Hitler) must have killed 6 million of them. They simply got up and left. They were all over the Bronx and Brooklyn and Sydney and Los Angeles.''
Mel has declined to comment.
Hutton Gibson follows a tiny wing of traditionalist Catholicism that views the modernizing reforms of the Second Vatican Council as a conspiracy between Jews and Masons to take over the church.
He's kept quiet while Mel has worked to improve the PR regarding his new film, till now.
Is it ever appropriate to speak out against one's father? I think it is.