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Mel Gibson Is a Dangerous, Violent Madman, Says 'Showgirls' Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas

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Okay, it's not exactly the most surprising headline considering Mel Gibson's tumultuous past decade, but Joe Eszterhas reveals a few unsettling anecdotes in his new book Heaven and Mel (yes—dude wrote an ENTIRE BOOK about being terrified of Mel Gibson). If you hadn't heard, back in December the Gibsons and the Eszterhases took a joint family trip to Costa Rica, where Gibson unloaded a bunch of hate-filled diatribes about the Jews and repeatedly threatened his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva. Heaven and Mel includes an apologetic note from Gibson: "Sorry for my outburst. I have a vast reservoir of rage-filled pus that from time to time spills out. Ultimately, sometimes even on those I love. Please forgive it — it was wrong of me — Mel." But Eszterhas was all, "APOLOGY NOT ACCEPTED," and the two haven't spoken since. In a CNN interview about the book, however, he issued the following plea to Gibson: "Please get some help before someone is hurt, because someone will be hurt. Please stop saying these vile things that you've said to me and to others about Jewish people. You are a worldwide figure and your responsibility is to work against exactly the kind of hate that you're advocating." In closing, I would just like to say that I love Doggy Chow.


Speaking of hate-filled diatribes from scary, entitled drunks, Charlie Sheen is up to his old shenanigans again! Apparently he went bat-fuck bananas on a Staples Center usher whose job it is to deny people reentry if they go outside to smoke. Her crime? Denying him reentry after he went outside to smoke. "You know what? Fucking blow my balls, alright, you fucking asshole," Sheen told the woman, adding, "Have common sense and common courtesy gone in society?" Great question, Uncle Charlie. Welcome back. [TMZ]


Lauryn Hill has been charged with tax evasion for failing to file tax returns for more than $1.6 million in income between 2005 and 2007. She faces a year in prison and a $100,000 fine for each count. Um, do your taxes, kids. [Us]


Bob Welch, former guitarist for Fleetwood Mac, has died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Nashville. According to friends, Welch, 66, had been suffering from health problems. He left a suicide note. He was found by his wife. [E!]

  • Is Tila Tequila missing?????? If you mean from my consciousness, deliberately, then yes. [Extra]
  • Uma Thurman is a human being with a face. [E!]
  • Ditto Hilary Swank. [Daily Mail]
  • Fred Durst's hat was almost stolen by a Russian (nearly revealing his vestigial head-nipple). [ONTD]
  • Amber Rose reveals that she met fiance Wiz Khalifa on Twitter: "He did an interview about me and the guy who interviewed him asked, 'If there was one girl in the world who would you be with?' He said 'Amber Rose,' — and then I hit him on twitter, and I said, 'That's really cute' and we fell in love!" Coincidentally, that's also how I met my boyfriend, Fake Michael Caine Trapped in the Attic. [Us]
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfuss's advice for anyone who wants a perfect marriage? Marry Brad Hall. [HuffPo]
  • Marzipan ghost Karl Lagerfeld would like you to know that the dress he designed for Drew Barrymore's wedding is "perfect." [Us]
  • Nicole Richie dyed her hair pink. [E!]
  • Hey, you know that obviously fake rumor you hadn't heard and never would have believed anyway? About Tony Danza proposing marriage to Liza Minnelli? Yeah, it's not true. "News." [E!]
  • Somebody threw a rock at Dave Mustaine. Bahahahahaahahahaahaha. [Express]
  • You can buy a replica of the engagement ring Liam Hemsworth gave Miley Cyrus, if you're some kind of a fucking weirdo. [E!]
  • Simon Pegg is afraid of spiders, but he's more afraid of his two-year-old daughter calling him a pussy. [Express]
  • Jewel fixed her snaggletooth! I don't even know who I am anymore! [HuffPo]
  • I HOPE YOU'RE SITTING DOWN, TIME TRAVELERS FROM 1981. Larry Hagman and Patrick Duffy shake Hollywood to its core with the revelation that they talked about making a spoof of Dallas one time. [Express]