"You've gone through a lot of ups and downs,"Richards said. "It's a real rollercoaster ride. You know I think I''m the same person I always was except for.....time teaches and you learn as you go," the Courier Mail quoted Gibson, as saying.
When Richards quizzed Gibson on his drinking problems and the alleged "anti-semetic rant" to a police officer in 2006, Gibson answered: "That's almost four years ago dude. I've moved on...I guess you haven't. I've done all the necessary mea culpas....um, let's move on dude, c'mon"
As the reporter began to wrap up the show, Gibson slug back his coffee, gave a thumbs up and thinking he was off-air called Richards an “a**hole".