April 29, 2016 | Updated at 10:03 PM EDT The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Mel Gibson Audio Tape of Furious Rant Against Screenwriter Fuels Scandal

Mel Gibson was reportedly recorded in a furious rant in Costa Rica over a script of a movie, according to an audio tape released by screenwriter Joe Eszterhas on Wednesday.

By EnStarz Staff Writer, EnStars on Apr 18, 2012 10:54 PM EDT
Tag :   Mel Gibson
facebook tweet this pin it reddit plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
Mel Gibson
Cast member Mel Gibson poses during a photocall for the film "The Beaver", by director Jodie Foster, at the 64th Cannes Film Festival, May 18, 2011. (Photo : Reuters)

Mel Gibson was reportedly recorded in a furious rant in Costa Rica over a script of a movie, according to an audio tape released by screenwriter Joe Eszterhas on Wednesday.

In the audio released to TheWrap.com, Gibson is heard saying many obscenities, yelling at his house guests and throwing things.

"Why don’t I have a first draft of 'The 'Maccabees? What the f--k have you been doing? I’ll type it!" Gibson is heard yelling at Eszterhas.

Then the actor insults his ex Oksana Gregorieva.

"I go to work, you’re getting paid, I’m not! S--t! I am earning money for a filthy little c-------r who takes advantage of me! Just like every motherf----r!So hurry the f--k up!" Gibson says on the tape. (Listen to the Audio Here)

The audio was reportedly recorded by Eszterhas' 15-year-old son in December while the screenwriter and his family were visiting Gibson at his Costa Rica home.

Gibson and Eszterhas had been working on a movie about the ancient Jewish hero Judah Maccabee.

Eszterhas' script was reportedly rejected by Warner Bros. last week and he sent a nine-page letter to Gibson accusing him of anti-Semitism and of not really intending to make the film.

The screenwriter also accused Gibson of calling Jews "oven-dodgers" and "Jewboys" but Gibson fought back the claims this week saying they were "utter fabrications."

(Read the Letter Here)

© 2016 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Latest News

Amazing Race

'Amazing Race' 28 Results: Who Was Eliminated In Indonesia?

A Double U-Turn brought out everyone's competitive edge. Find out who was forced into last place.

The Flash

Who Will Lead Zoom's Meta Army On 'The Flash'? Carlos Valdes Teases 'Invincible'

A familiar face will help torment Central City in The Flash's penultimate episode! Get the scoop on episode 22.

Lisa Vanderpump

Is Lisa Vanderpump 'Manipulative'? Jax Taylor & Tom Schwartz Weigh In

Find out what the 'Vanderpump Rules' cast is saying about the recent 'RHOBH' drama.

Dark Matter

'Dark Matter' Season 2 Permiere Date Set! Cast Teases Return

Wondering when the crew of the Raza will return to Syfy? Find out the 'Dark Matter' season 2 premiere date now!

Anthony Geary & Maura West after winning Daytime Emmys in 2015

Which Soap Opera WIll WIn Big At This Year's Daytime Emmy Awarrds?

Will 'Y&R,' 'DOOL,' 'GH,' or 'B&B' take home the top prizes at this year's Daytime Emmys?

Real Time Analytics