Just As I Thought

He could have waited for the DVD

The syndicated entertainment news show “Access Hollywood” put a surprised Mel Gibson on the phone with Arch Bonnema, the Plano, Texas, man who purchased 6,000 tickets at a price of $42,000 to Gibson’s film, “The Passion of The Christ” so that fellow parishioners at his local Baptist church, theology students and other could see the film.

Gibson, who had not yet heard about Bonnema’s $42,000 ticket purchase, said it was “amazing” that someone would do something so selfless.

Of course, Mel was not quite selfless enough to not take the man’s money.

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