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Mel Gibson Keeps His Gun for His Family's Safety

January 28, 2010 (2:47 am) GMT
The 'Braveheart' actor likes to keep a weapon close by at his house to fight off any intruders who will attack him and endanger his little baby and partner Oksana Grigorieva.
Mel Gibson

will go to any length to protect his girlfriend and new baby daughter - he keeps a gun "stowed away" at his home. The "Braveheart" star and his partner welcomed little Lucia in October 2009, and Gibson makes sure his family always feel safe at home.

The actor confesses he likes to keep a weapon close by - for fear of intruders breaking in and attacking him. Gibson says, "I did have bodyguards for a little while but it's a drag."

He adds, "If your number's up, it's up. If I'm lying in bed and somebody comes into my room, I'll either wake up or I won't. And I'll either hit 'em with my big stick that I've got or my gun that I have stowed away... or they'll hit me."

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