18 April 2012 6:17 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Why did Joe Eszterhas release an audio recording of Mel Gibson’s rant in Costa Rica? WaxWord did an exclusive interview with the screenwriter to ask him that question, part of our new video offering. Also read: Mel Gibson Rage Recording in Costa Rica: 'Filthy C---sucker Whore' (Audio) The screenwriter, speaking from his home near Cleveland, Ohio, said he wanted to respond to Gibson’s contention that Eszterhas had fabricated some or all of his allegations. And he felt that giving the public a glimpse of Gibson’s mental state might lead to the actor getting »

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