Old Mel Gibson Beer Ad

Here’s an ad for Asahi beer featuring a very young Mel Gibson drinking a can of lager in the desert.
he looks so pale and sickly, I suspect he’d had a few bottles the night before, too. (Probably out drunk-driving again.) At one point Mental Mel looks like he’s about to throw up, which is probably not the sensation the advertisers were trying to sell, I suspect.

5 Responses to Old Mel Gibson Beer Ad

  1. Woeful says:

    And now he’s driving while intoxicated all over Malibu!

  2. roaf says:

    This must be where it all began.

  3. jturningpin says:

    He really looked like he was about to lose his lunch after taking that monster swallow. Wouldn’t have blamed him, it being Asahi and all. Bleh.

  4. roaf says:

    So are you a Kirin man?

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