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Mel Gibson

May Sue Joe Eszterhas

For Releasing Audio of Epic Rant

4/19/2012 6:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Mel Gibson
is seriously considering suing Joe Eszterhas for secretly recording him at his home in Costa Rica last December, and then releasing the audio rant.

Sources connected with Mel tell TMZ ... the actor believes he has a "basic human right" NOT to be secretly recorded in his own home. 

We're told Mel's people are looking at the laws of Costa Rica to determine if recording laws were violated and, even if they weren't, if Mel's right of privacy was violated by the release of the audio.

Mel explodes in the recording about Eszterhas' lack of progress with "The Maccabees" script  -- "What the f**k have you been doing!!" He also unloads on Oksana Grigorieva, calling her a ""F**king c**t, c**ksucking whore."

We're told Mel believes anyone recorded "at their worst moment" would sound awful, and it's unfair to trap people in their refuge.

One Mel source notes with skepticism that Eszterhas has made other allegations against Mel ... that the actor also ranted against the Jews and expressed pleasure that John Lennon was shot and killed ... but none of that is on the tape.

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331.

Fidel's niece    

Why...Shirley,
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You want it on TAPE, SO YOU CAN
CLAIM
1/ THAT IT WAS ILEGAL TO TAPE
HIM WITHOUT HIS KNOWLEDGE
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(OOOPS, Mel, do you mind if I tape you
when you rant? Please repeat what you just
said ...c*nt?... so I can get it on tape
as a proof of your idiocy and stupidity!
Thank you Mel! You are such a CLASS ACT!)

2/so YOU can claim
THAT IT WAS EDITED? Not Mel's voice...
nooooooooooooooo!
*

bwahhahhhahhhhaaaahhhaa!!!!!
*
FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEdumb!

733 days ago
332.

Bunny that earns scooby snacks!    

Whatzamatter, FN? Wouldn't mel give you hois autograph when you decked out and went to see him in the QandA for the Mad Max Trio? Wouldn't he let you give him a kiss?

oh oh I know: he wore those sandals again that you, the TOP Fashionista in LA, hate so much, or he wore his very cool LW jacket, you know the one that is so cool it is way way over your head? You are so so offended you MUST attack him in your mindless, hater way?

Pft you're a sorry hinny.

733 days ago
333.

Fidel's niece    

@ Dancingcat
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If I were OG, I would MARCH TO COURT
RIGHT NOW, and get the court order
to have LUCIA REMOVED FROM MEL'S CUSTODY.
*
MEL IS A DANGER TO OTHERS, INCLUDING HIS
CHILDREN...
*
His EPIC rages that he CAN NOT CONTROL,
and his FOUL language are more than enough
to have Lucia removed from his home
PERMANENTLY.
*
OKSANA, JUST DO IT...NOW!

733 days ago
334.

2idiots    

Fuddy - IMO OG dropped the DV charges in exchange for 750K plus the other things she got. Personally, I believe she got far more then 750K (why wud MG bitch about that? That's pocket change to him).
.
PLUS I believe she agreed to drop the charges (and I've stated this before - MANY TIMES) the tapes were CHOCK FULL of violent threats that could have landed Mr Mel in jail. Money can buy freedom and in this case it did.

733 days ago
335.

Fidel's niece    

@ Cool Bunny

Listen up, I will not address you again
GET YOR FACTS STRAIGHT...
GO WATCH THE MAD MAX SPECIAL EVENT,
it's posted
somewhere....
you call yoursef a big Mel fan,
yet you didn't bother to see that special
?????????????????????
1/
Mel did not give ANY authographs at the Mad
Max special event.
o one was ALLOWED TO
ASK HIM FOR IT OR ASK FOR IT...
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2/NO QUESTIONS
WERE ALLOWED FROM THE AUDIENCE
3/
nO ONE COULD APPROACH HIM,
he had a crowd of people gurading him
(hus son Ed was among them,plus the staff
from The Egyptian Theatre, at least 6 people)
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IT WAS A VERY CONTROLLED EVENT.
*
Just like the one in Austin for Gringo...
go read... first, before you post.

733 days ago
336.

2idiots    

shirleyholmes: 35 minutes ago
Did any of you read the article on ROL that Ira posted last night (yesterdaymorning/afternoon for most of you)?
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Have you ever noticed 99% of Ira's posts Have NO REPLY and most get DISLIKE clicks. Who wants to read what it has to say? 1/2 of the crap is about pedophilia and 1/2 is about the Zionists. Speaking of Ira's constant reference to Pedo...it's very creepy that he/she/it brings it up repeatedly though it has ZERO to do with MG.

733 days ago
337.

Fidel's niece    

@ Dancingcat

Agree with you 100%.
*
I would rather have Lucia live with the gold digger
than a raging lunatic who flies into out of
control rages, throwing things around,screaming
like a banshee and using foul language...
*
When Lucia gets a bit older and goes to school
she will hear from other kids what her daddy Mel
called her mother more than once.
*
He messed up his own life, by hooking up
with the gold digger, in spite of all the
warnings he got from friends and Robyn!
*
Mel, just like you said
"God is giving it to me up my azz"
'cause YOU DESERVE IT MEL!

733 days ago
338.

shirleyholmes    

@ Dancingcat

You make it sound like JE was on holiday.

He was not. According to the letter it was a business trip.

"You said we would work on the script".

see http://www.thewrap.com/movies/article/joe-eszterhas-letter-mel-gibson-36949

And it was JE's idea to bring his SON on this businesstrip.

"if we could bring our 15-year-old-son........ and you very graciously said of course"

733 days ago
339.

canook    

love this comment from ROL
so Grigorieva is back!

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The extremely honest Eszterhas has been in contact with extremely honest Grigorieva and exremely honest Horowitz to decide what else they can do for Mel.
by another Russian
Posted Thu, 04/19/2012 - 11:58pm

733 days ago
340.

shirleyholmes    

I believe she got far more then 750K (why wud MG bitch about that? That's pocket change to him).
By 2idiots.

This is not money that fell of a tree in his garden.
Unlike Oksana, He actually had to WORK for it.

733 days ago
341.

shirleyholmes    

Anyone who thinks the LW jacket is "cool" probably still wears a MEMBERS ONLY jacket and thinks guys with mullets are sexy.
By 2idiots.

I happen to like the LW jacket as well.
So, what you are going to do about that, idiot ?

733 days ago
342.

Fidel's niece    

@ 2idiots
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LOL!
and The Beaver said in one of her posts a while ago
how she wants to eat Mel's chocolate shorts...
and she would probably like drinking his urine
and call it Lemonade ....eeeeughhhhhhhh!
I usually do not address the posters
WHO WORSHIP THE GROUND "MEL THE GOD"
WALKS ON.
It's a complete waste of time...
I would rather use my time to find out
what MEL the sinner is up to...
like when a DEVOUT CATHOLIC spent
Good Friday in Vegas "the sin city"...
HYPOCRITE!

733 days ago
343.

shirleyholmes    

You're beginning to take on traits of Sam. COOKIE?
by 2 idiots

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No thanks, I am not an idiot.
You are.
.

733 days ago
344.

Fidel's niece    

@ Just Curious,

Yes, I USED TO BE A BIG MEL SUPPORTER,
until I discovered that the man is an IDIOT!
who keeps doing idiotic things over and over again.
SELF DESTRUCTING IDIOT!

*
I would like 30 min. face to face with him
to tell him what a moron he is...
He has done EVERYTHING WRONG...
56 year old running around night clubs...
spending Good Friday in Vegas
(such a DEVOUT catholic...hah!)
not doing ENOUGH CHARITY WORK...
insisting on doing a movie about a Jewish hero...???
and on and on...
Mel just like to piss all the good will
away...
"to cut his nose to spite his face"
IDIOT!
Dumbazz!

733 days ago
345.

fuddyduddy    


2idiots: 41 minutes ago

Fuddy - IMO OG dropped the DV charges in exchange for 750K plus the other things she got. Personally, I believe she got far more then 750K (why wud MG bitch about that? That's pocket change to him).
.
PLUS I believe she agreed to drop the charges (and I've stated this before - MANY TIMES) the tapes were CHOCK FULL of violent threats that could have landed Mr Mel in jail. Money can buy freedom and in this case it did.
************************************************************

If OG had anything to sell, she would have sold it for more than $750k, 2idiots. Recall, in her text/email to attorney George about 'buying her silence, and it was about the domestic violence' stuff? She was gunning for a big payday right there.

There is no way OG settled for 750k when she could have had 15 million previously. OG and her attorneys thought they were going to railroad Mel on domestic violence and it didn't work. So, in the end, a little bit of something is better than a whole lot of nothing.

And, further to my comment, if Mel's and the judge were visibily shocked when OG dropped her domestic violence claim against Mel, then that indicates there were no 'settlement talks' in progress over this. I would have been shocked to after listening to her all those months only to have her drop her 'ace' in the hole. That tells me that her 'ace' wasn't strong.

OG is set until Lucia turns 18. After that, I think we're looking at a destitute has-been...unless of course, she finds another rich man to hook up with.

733 days ago
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