SMASHED TOTEM GATE

Mel Gibson: "Maybe you haven't heard this about me, but I have a bit of a temper."

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One of the things that's always made me somewhat pro-Mel Gibson is that for all his private ranting, he was almost always charming and fairly charismatic and seemingly self-aware when he appeared in public.

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LISTEN: Mel Gibson drops another single

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Last week when TheWrap broke Eszterhas told TheWrap on Wednesday that he released the recording because “Gibson called me a liar.

SHARON WAXMAN

Joe Eszterhas’s rejected Maccabee script was über-violent, Jewy

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Last week brought us the news of the biggest celebrity pissing contest of the new year, between Mel Gibson, who wanted to make a "Jewish Braveheart" about the story of Judah Maccabee, and Joe Eszterhas, the screenwriter (Showgirls, Basic Instinct) initially hired to write it, who claims Mel Gibson is a psychopath who calls everyone "oven-dodger" and "Jewboy", hated John Lennon, and only was interested in the project as a way to rehabilitate his image.

PACK OF N WORDS GATE

Mel Gibson still hates Jews, thinks John Lennon sucked too

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Break out your slide whistle, wetbacks, it looks like Mel Gibson is up to his old tricks again.

THE ATLANTIC

Mel Gibson Opens Up about the Jews, His Foreskin

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Burnsy filled in for me on Friday while I was busy volunteering at the legless cat shelter, and since he did such a good job on his guide to Happy Madison, I suppose I can forgive him for not mentioning that Mel Gibson is developing a movie about Judah Maccabee, the Jewish hero of Chanukah, to be written by Powder/Showgirls screenwriter Joe Eszterhas.

VIRGEN DE GUADALUPE

JOE ESZTERHAS IS BACK, BABY! (MAYBE)

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Joe Eszterhas (Basic Instinct, Showgirls, Flashdance, Sliver) was probably the most well-known screenwriter of the 80s and 90s, and in 2004 wrote one of the great Hollywood tell-alls, Hollywood Animal.


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