London, (ANI): Mel Gibson, who has recently gained notoriety for allegedly calling a journalist "a**hole" during a TV interview, has confessed that he has a "short fuse." The Braveheart star had lost his cool when American TV presenter Dean Richards quizzed him over his drinking past and his infamous anti-semitic rant.
Gibson"s rep had later rubbished all claims, saying the actor"s remark was directed towards him because he was making silly faces behind the camera. However, Gibson, 54, reputation for losing his temper couldn"t leave him when he faced the French media. On Canal Le Grand Journal, a panelist Mahloud Achour sarcastically asked him: "Did you come prepared with French curse words for French journalists?" Gibson replied: "Non!" And then admitted he had a temper problem."I mean no. It usually comes out in English if I''m angry. I have a short fuse. I''m trying to work on it," the Daily Star quoted him, as saying.