Joe Eszterhas: Why I Released The Mel Gibson Rant (Exclusive, Video)

In an exclusive interview with WaxWord, Joe Eszterhas explains why he felt releasing the rant was a necessary move

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 help. Here’s the video: