WEINER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WEINER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Plea to take Mel Gibson off ‘blacklist’ sparks Hollywood debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57697889-223/gibson-hollywood-weiner-deadline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57697889-223/gibson-hollywood-weiner-deadline.html.csp">Plea to take Mel Gibson off ‘blacklist’ sparks Hollywood debate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Anousha Sakoui</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T15:08:12.1-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 03:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eight years after Mel Gibson’s anti-Semitic rant during a drunk-driving arrest, Hollywood is debating the rehabilitation of an Oscar winner who was once one of the industry’s most bankable stars. The heated discussion was sparked by a March 12 opinion piece in Deadline Hollywood by Allison Hope Weiner, a freelance writer who covered Gibson’s infamous spiral out of favor and now considers him a friend. Her appeal for an end to what she called a “quiet blacklisting” has generated more than 5,700 c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57697889@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:08:12 MDT