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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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Most A-list and some D-list probably yell and say things that would shock most people. Some actors think they are better then others not just Mel, I thnk we allow the media to tell us what they feel is a racist rant. The story sells or catches your attention faster if it is about race then someone letting off steam. Saying a word or a racial slur once ina while does not make you a racist, we would all be racist, blacks, whites Asians, Latino, middle east, we would all be racist. Actions make you racist, not by saying a word, unless you preach and teach others to hate. But just saying the "N" words, "J", "S", "W", "C", or any other word you can think of. Are you a racist for thinking that word?

895 days ago


I did not hear anything anti-Semitic on the tape. The guy was fired and said he said those things to get back at Mel.

895 days ago


Wow, sounds like blackmail to me. I bet if Mel Gibson agreed to pay this guy off, this would go away.As if people don't say things in anger sometimes? He is human and I think he's right about his baby's mama, even though he brought it on himself when he chose to become involved with her. It is clear that she does have a history of having babies with famous rich men for the $$$

895 days ago


What goes on in the privacy of one's home should stay in one's home. Unless he is hurting someone then report it to the police. Don't sell it to these trashy people who seek audiences. It's none of our business. None of us are perfect.

895 days ago


I did not hear anything anti-semitic on the tape. The guy made up a bunch of stuff 'cause Mel fired him.

895 days ago


How do we know it's really him? Could be anybody

895 days ago


Holy Sh-t! This man needs to be locked up or at least put in a straight jacket. Yikes

895 days ago


Sounds like he has the same problem as I do, working with incompetant people who are just there for the paycheck and benefits.
Crouched in a pouncing position just waiting to get something they can sue you for.

895 days ago


Hey, that's what you get when you hire Joey Ez.

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He sounds like a royal jerk, pain in the neck and someone you don't want to be around. However, where is the evidence of anti-semetic remarks, his hating jews, desire/intent to kill his ex and/or his praise of John Lennon's killer? Maybe it is on the second tape that Ezer-no talent plans to release. Perhaps Ezer-can't write for Sh@t could put the rant in one of his new treatments (aka - one or two page feces laden upchucks that for some reason garner great paydays) or full scripts (aka - well you've seen the movies with his name on it so there you go); Not a big fan of MG (except sometimes at the movies) but I'm not hearing anything other than a loud mouth shooting off at some people who were obviously willing to take it for either a paycheck or nice trip to Costa Rica - unless of course they immediately said thank you for the trip Mr. Gibson but due to your actions we will now be leaving (which I highly doubt they did. Is this just another publicity stunt????? Hmmmmm....that's not something that has been done before, is it? No, of course not.

895 days ago


I love MEL gIBSON. HE HAS PRODUCED AND ACTED IN GREAT MOVIES. I really liked little known "We were soldiers", Apocalypto, mad max, Pasion of the Christ, lethal Weapon everything. I guess passion offended a lot of jews and they run evry studio in Hollywood moviemaking. They had a plant steal a script from the production so they could lambast him before the movie was made. Sorry my jewish bretheren, he is a Christian. You may not like your role in the story by get over it. Ezterhas was probably a plant to fu.. up the production of macabees. I huess if a Christian can't do a movie about jews then jews can't be involved in movies about non jews, right? Love ya mel. Give them hell esp your ex wife whi is a cun.

895 days ago

Dan Pelly    

Mel Gibson needs allot of help he is nuts

895 days ago


Ya know......I'm sick and tired of hearing about Mel anti-semite, black and Hispanic hater, and now what's this about John Lennon. I have a stool.....anyone out there have a rope for Mel? He needs a rope of some sort to shut him up.

895 days ago


At 60 yrs. old I can remember when "TV" was new,"Rock & Roll" was new and,of course,"The American Bandstand" was new. So with the passing of Dick Clark I have to come to terms with the reality that all I can do is "remember" Dick Clark from now on. It's a fond memory for sure. May he rest and rock & roll in peace with my deepest gratitude.

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