It’s no surprise that the mastermind behind the “Girls Gone Wild” (GGW) empire is a bit of a wild man himself. But after years of bad behavior – including a massive gambling problem – the company’s founder, Joe Francis, has found himself naked – financially speaking, of course.

Francis’ latest problems come not from those angry about the sexist nature of GGW or those who regret starring in the videos, but rather from a federal judge. Judge Sandra Klein kept calm enough as she ruled that Francis must pay a fine of $5,000 per day until he returns two luxury cars that belong to the GGW business, which was recently sold out of bankruptcy

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Francis had reportedly gone wild with his gambling, racking up a debt of over $30 million. As a result, he was forced to file for Chapter 11 in order to block a Las Vegas businessperson from seizing the company.

As if that wasn’t bad enough, Francis got himself into more hot water last year when he went wild again – this time on his own employees. He allegedly threatened them, yelling and cursing at workers at GGW headquarters.

The latest problems, though, add to a story that seems to be a work of fiction. Francis claims that he cannot return the 2007 Cadillac Escalade or the 2012 Bentley to corporate headquarters… because they have been seized by a Mexican strip club owner who is apparently mad that GGW promotions at his club have fallen through.

You can’t make this stuff up.