When Bill Murray insulted Lucy Liu on the film sets of Charlie's Angels: "What are you doing there, you can't act!

When Bill Murray insulted Lucy Liu on the film sets of Charlie’s Angels: “What are you doing there, you can’t act!

American actor Bill Murray is known for his dry humor. He acted in films like Lost in Translation, Meatballs (1979), Caddyshack (1980), Stripes (nineteen eighty one), Tootsie and many others. Although he is a respected actor, he is known for his friction with other actors.

In 2000, Murray, Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and lucy liu starred in the action movie Charlie’s Angels. However, the 2003 sequel, Full Throttle, did not have Murray. He was replaced by Bernie Mac. If you’re wondering why Murray didn’t return for the sequel, it’s because of his behavior.

Bill Murray had a major altercation with lucy liu on action comedy film sets. According to People magazine, the senior Hollywood actor “complained loudly about Lucy Liu’s behavior” and Liu fired back – prompting the other actors, including Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz, to flee to their trailers and halt filming for the day.

The report also cites a source as saying, “What actually happened was much more intense. Bill Murray stopped a scene in progress and pointed to Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu saying in order, “I get why you’re here, and you’re talented….but what the hell are you doing here.” You do not know how to play ! At that moment, Liu exploded and attacked Murray, punching him. The actors had to be separated into opposite corners of the room as they threw verbal grenades at each other. With a Columbia Pictures gun to their heads, the two actors publicly downplayed the incident, but insiders know better. Bill Murray didn’t want to make a sequel with Liu attached and was replaced by Bernie Mac. »

Later last year, Lucy Liu opened up about the incident on the podcast Asian Enough. The actress said that Murray started “slurring” her while filming a scene. “Some of the comments made were inexcusable and unacceptable, and I was not going to stand there and take it. So, yes, I fought back, and I don’t regret it. Because no matter what rank you are on the totem pole or where you come from, there is no need to patronize or put others down. And I didn’t want to put myself down, and I shouldn’t have,” she said.

Drew Barrymore then supported the assertion of Lucy on his talk show. “What really happened was that Bill was just in a – you know, comedians can be a little dark sometimes – and he just showed up in a bad mood. What you need to know is how much Lucy fought back and that’s the great thing that came out of an unfortunate circumstance. She literally said, “I don’t accept this kind of behavior from you.” And we all supported and shouldered her and moved on,” said Mrs Barrymore.

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