07/13/2010 08:58 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Mel Gibson's Tirade Gets The Letterman Treatment (VIDEO)

Letterman took on the Mel Gibson tirade Monday night, laying out the "Top 10 Mel Gibson Excuses." While Dave admitted to not really knowing what happened - just that he "was talking to someone on the phone" - he had plenty of material to work with, as it seems impossible to escape this story. Some of the highlights: "Believe me, the remarks were much less offensive in their original Aramaic" and "Wanted to show the Jews I'm an equal-opportunity offender."