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Mel Gibson Audio

Explosive Costa Rican Rant

4/19/2012 12:01 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Mel Gibson is caught on tape exploding in a rage during a trip to Costa Rica last December, screaming at the top of his lungs ... and now the audio has been released.

The Wrap obtained the tape from Joe Eszterhas -- the man who wrote the screenplay for "The Maccabees" with Mel. Eszterhas has made shocking allegations that Mel ranted about killing Oksana Grigorieva, hating Jews, and praising the guy who killled John Lennon.

Eszterhas's son Nick recorded one of Mel's outbursts ... which starts with Mel blasting Joe, "Why don't I have a first draft of "The Maccabees?" What the f**k have you been doing?"

Mel goes on, turning his anger at Oksana: "I am earning money for a filthy little c**ksucker who takes advantage of me." 

Mel can then be heard slamming objects in the house, and then continues screaming, "Who wants to eat? Who the f**k wants to eat? Go have something to eat. Hurraaayyyyy!"

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Someone needs 2 cut the rubber band around his nuts with a hedge trimmer.

894 days ago

Michael Smith    

I like to read the AOL news items. This item about Mel Gibson however is ridiculous. It has no credibility being in this group.

894 days ago


Hey...Harvery...!---Jennifer D.

894 days ago


You pay someone to do a job and they dont do it. Damn just fire them. Kind of makes you wonder if this wasnt set up though. We all know he has a temp. so whats the big deal. oh and I had to shell out the money he has to for people to do a script and its not done.. think i would be pissed also.

894 days ago

Dale Kendall    

I think he needs to find some psychiatric help. Before I was put on a regiment of Meds for Schizophrenia I used to rant often as well. I don't do much of that anymore. Once in a while. Get some help Mel.

894 days ago


Leave Mel alone. If you don't like the way he acts and talks to you, then move on. He did hold a pistol to any one's head. All the parasites around him are there only for what they can get from him. You may chew me out for writing this, but think about it b4 u do. You know I'm right.

894 days ago

C ynthia    

Mel Gibson is a talented actor and an awesome producer. The Passion of the Christ was so compelling that many people converted to a more spiritual and moral life. How many in Hollywood have accomplished that. As for the Russian woman, it was obvious that she wanted her fifteen minutes of fame and Mel's money. Mel has had a drinking problem for years and his wild mood swings have probably not been accurately diagnosed as bi-polar. He needs medication, psychotherapy and compassion. I'll see whatever fillm he chooses to made and also pray for his well-being.
Bi-polar disorder can be controlled!!!!!!!!!!

894 days ago


So what if he went off, It is his own business, he had a break down, the guy who taped him should be ashamed, especially if he was considered a friend....BTW I'm sure Mel doesnt like to work just to give his ex some monry, most men dont, but he did this in his own house, noones business!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

894 days ago


Everyone should just leave this loser alone i used to like his movies until the resent rantings about black people. And it will not stop there people of color are still being targeted the world is just to dumb to notice it

894 days ago


Mel Gibson is obviously mentally disturbed. OK, maybe he's a hater, but as long as he does it where nobody is around, let him! He needs to be on some medication. CERTAINLY. He's a good actor, but he's a sad soul.

894 days ago


Mel....I partied with you..but now it seeems ur are just as I thougth back wnen...a great actor with so much potential...and the rum got to u! Don t bother ..ur messed up big time buddy!

894 days ago


I think it's a crime to covertly record someone without their knowledge. If I was Gibson I'd sue too especially since it's been released to the public. Doesn't take his booze too well does he? Should've stayed with the old lady.

894 days ago


Just let sleeping dogs rest. I met Mel. Never talked to him, though. T'was on a very cold January morning during the filming of the beach scene of "The Patriot." He was affable, had a boatload of smiles, and said hello to everybody. I say, let him be. And, for those who won't; let them cast the first stone.

894 days ago


Mel, why not crawl on your hands and knees back to your first wife and beg BEG her to take you back. You will stop screaming, your life will go back to some semblance of normalcy. Try it.

894 days ago

robert lffsrtghbbn    

Maybe TOO much crack, !!!

894 days ago
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