Mel Gibson (not to be confused with Charlie Sheen so think about it for a second) has decided to plea no contest to a misdemeanor charge of the domestic violence when he goes to court on Friday. The charges are related to an incident that occurred in January of 2010, where at his Malibu home, Gibson allegedly punched his ex-girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva. Gibson won’t face any jail time, but he’s likely to be sentenced to perform some community service and undergo counseling, in addition to being placed on probation. In a legal declaration about what happened the night Grigorieva was injured, Gibson stated, “I slapped Oksana one time with an open hand in an attempt to bring her back to reality. I did not slap her hard.” Gibson’s lawyer issued a statement today that said Gibson asked him to approach the District Attorney with a proposal that would “bring all of this to an immediate end.” So in case you were waiting for this particular issue to be resolved before you got involved with what’s happening with Charlie Sheen, then welcome to the dark side.