Mel Gibson completed the probation requirements from his DUI arrest, with the judge telling him Wednesday: “Now, you’re on your own.”
“Good luck to you as you continue on your rehabilitation,” Superior Court Judge Lawrence Mira said, according to L.A.’s City News Service.
“Thank you, your honor,” Gibson replied.
Gibson, 52, was escorted into the Malibu courthouse by sheriff’s deputies through a back door to avoid a crush of photographers.
Gibson pleaded no contest in August 2006 to a misdemeanor charge of driving with an elevated blood-alcohol level and was sentenced to three years probation. He was spared jail time but required to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings
Gibson was pulled over shortly after 2 a.m. in July 2006. He reportedly made anti-Semitic comments during his arrest, for which he later issued an apology.
Although Gibson completed the terms of his probation, he still technically remains on probation for another 18 months.