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Joe Eszterhas

József A. "Joe" Eszterhas (born November 23, 1944) is a Hungarian-American writer, best known for his work on the pulp erotic films Basic Instinct and Showgirls. He has also written several non-fiction books, including an autobiography entitled Hollywood Animal.

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Mel Gibson to Jay Leno -- 'I've Got a Little Bit of a Temper'

Mel Gibson to Jay Leno
'I've Got a Little Bit of a Temper'

Mel Gibson spoke out last night for the first time about his epic, profanity-laden, secretly-recorded rant against writer Joe Eszterhas ... and he actually had a bit of a sense of humor about the… READ MORE >

Mel Gibson May Sue Joe Eszterhas for Releasing Audio of Epic Rant

Mel Gibson
May Sue Joe Eszterhas For Releasing Audio of Epic Rant

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… READ MORE >

- 855 days ago
Mel Gibson -- Grilled About Jewish Director After 'C**ksucker' Rant Leaks

Mel Gibson
Grilled About Jewish Director After 'C**ksucker' Rant Leaks

Just hours after Mel Gibson's latest expletive-riddled tirade was leaked onto the Internet, the actor was brazenly asked about his relationship with the Jewish director on his new film "Get the… READ MORE >

- 855 days ago
Mel Gibson Costa Rican Audio Rant -- 'C**T, C**ksucker Whore!!!"

Mel Gibson Audio
Costa Rican Explosion 'C**t, C**ksucker Whore!!!'

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. WARNING: EXPLICIT,… READ MORE >

- 855 days ago
Mickey Rourke -- Joe Eszterhas Is Just Bitter Mel Gibson Didn't Like His Script

Mickey Rourke
Joe Eszterhas Is Just Bitter Mel Gibson Didn't Like His Script

Mickey Rourke continues to be Team Gibson all the way in the Joe Eszterhas/Mel Gibson feud -- telling our photog that Joe is just upset that Mel didn't want to make a movie with him.… READ MORE >

- 860 days ago
Mickey Rourke -- I Believe In Mel Gibson ... He's an Easy Target

Mickey Rourke
I Believe In Mel Gibson ... He's an Easy Target

Mel Gibson has at least one supporter in Hollywood ... his friend Mickey Rourke ... who tells TMZ, he thinks Joe Eszterhas is a LIAR ... who's out to smear Mel's reputation. Mickey was leaving… READ MORE >

- 861 days ago
Joe Eszterhas -- Mel Gibson Made My Son Fear for His Life

Joe Eszterhas
Mel Gibson Made My Son Fear for His Life

Joe Eszterhas says Mel Gibson's behavior in Costa Rica was so threatening ... Eszterhas' son slept with a butcher knife under his bed because he was so afraid of what Mel might do. Eszterhas,… READ MORE >

- 861 days ago
Mel Gibson Calls BS -- I LOVE The Beatles!!!

Mel Gibson Calls BS
I LOVE The Beatles!!!

Mel Gibson is telling friends ... he NEVER said John Lennon deserved to die -- in fact, he's a huge Beatles fan and he plays their music all the time.Sources tell TMZ, screenwriter Joe Eszterhas'… READ MORE >

- 861 days ago
Joe Eszterhas:  My Son Taped A Lot of Mel Gibson's Hateful Rants

Joe Eszterhas
My Son Taped A Lot Of Mel's Hateful Rants

Joe Eszterhas tells TMZ ... he has hard proof that he witnessed the hate-filled rants he -- or someone -- just disclosed to the world, because his teenage son secretly recorded much of it.Joe… READ MORE >

- 862 days ago
Mel Gibson Thinks 'The Maccabees' Is Still Alive ... He's Wrong

Mel Gibson
He Thinks 'The Maccabees' Is Still Alive .... He's Wrong

Sources tell TMZ ... Mel Gibson believes "The Maccabees" project with Warner Bros. -- the project that triggered nuclear war between Mel and screenwriter Joe Eszterhas -- is still alive, but in… READ MORE >

- 862 days ago

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