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Joe Eszterhas: 'Mel Gibson Needs Immediate Psychiatric Treatment'

June 8th, 2012 11:13am EDT
Mel Gibson Needs Immediate Psychiatric Treatment
You may remember the story and audio clip of Gibson's rant that floated around the internet last winter. Joe Eszterhas was hired by Mel Gibson to write a screenplay (The Mccabees), a story about Jewish Freedom fighters from 2nd century. The whole experience was so upsetting that Eszterhas felt he needed to write a book about the whole ordeal.

Now, Eszterhas has taken to the internet to defend and explain why he wrote the book. "The sordid violence of his threats, combined with the physical violence of two explosions I witnessed, is the other reason I wrote my book," explained Eszterhas in ...
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Screenwriter Releases Mel Gibson's Expletive-Filled Rant (Listen Here)

April 19th, 2012 8:59am EDT
Mel Gibson
Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas has released audio evidence of what he insists is Mel Gibson's vacation tirade in a bid to prove he's not lying about the star's temper.

A recording said to be of Gibson exploding into an expletive-filled rant at his home in Costa Rica was released to website TheWrap.com on Wednesday.

Eszterhas claims it was taped by his 15-year-old son while the screenwriter's family were Gibson's guests.

Last week, Eszterhas appeared on TV and explained he did not know what to do with the taped recording that his terrified son had grabbed during an alleged Gibson rant.

Eszte...
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Joe Eszterhas Takes Mel Gibson Feud To The 'Today' Show

April 13th, 2012 2:27pm EDT
Joe Eszterhas
Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas cut all personal ties with "violent" actor Mel Gibson after his fearful son began sleeping with a knife under his pillow during a joint family trip.

Eszterhas sparked a war of words with the actor/director earlier this week over claims Gibson made a series of anti-Semitic and unsavory remarks during a vacation in Costa Rica - allegations the movie star was quick to deny - and, on Friday, the Flashdance and Basic Instinct screenwriter broke his silence with an appearance on breakfast show Today - and confessed his bitter fight with the Braveheart star began after...
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