Drew Barrymore talks about what happened between Lucy Liu and Bill Murray on film set Charlie’s Angel. Murray was less than pleasant during filming when Barrymore witnessed the exchange between the two actors and supported his co-star.
Drew Barrymore Explains What Happened Between Lucy Liu and Bill Murray
During the September 5 episode The Drew Barrymore Show, the host talked Charlie’s Angel with Danny Pellegrino everything iconic podcast. Before showing the segment, Barrymore admitted, “He got some stuff from me that I was feeling really insecure about.”
“He caught me off guard several times,” she confessed. “I’m a terrible liar and the worst actor ever – I know it sounds so stupid. But I can’t lie. So that put me in some very uncomfortable positions.”
their discussion about Charlie’s Angel Quickly turned to how Liu publicly addressed the incident with Murray. Barrymore explained, “I did this whole video and sent it over to support him and he was like, ‘Nah, I don’t need that.
“You want to know what happened?” Barrymore asked. “Want to spill tea? So what really happened was Bill was just in a — you know, comedians can be a little dark sometimes — and he just got in a bad mood, and you have to know that Lucy was in a bad mood. So much for what it stood for and that was a very good thing that came out of an unfortunate circumstance.”
Barrymore said, “She literally said, ‘I don’t accept this kind of behavior from you.’ And we all supported him and supported him and we moved on.”
The actor clarified that Murray was negative in “normal” but “zero” on Liu. “In the workplace, it is so important that we respect each other and if you don’t feel that you are being respected, to speak up for yourself and say to the people around you, ‘I am this person. I support.”
Barrymore said, “I respected him then, I respect him now.” “I am proud of us as a team and a company that we didn’t tiptoe on the eggshell. We tackled it at the same time, we were strong and we moved on and we accepted nothing less than we moved on.”
Lucy Liu Shares How She Addressed Murray’s Negativity
in a July interview with Los Angeles Times, Liu shared the details of her on-set feud with Murray and explained how she knew she had to stand up for herself. The incident occurred after re-working a scene but Murray was not on set until later. When they arrived, they directed their despair at Liu.
“Some of the language was unforgivable and unacceptable, and I wasn’t going to sit there and take it,” she explained. “So, yes, I stood up for myself, and I don’t regret it. Because no matter how low you are on the totem pole or where you come from, there’s no need to humiliate or humiliate others .
Liu said, “And I wouldn’t stand down, and neither should I.”
As Barrymore said, Liu addressed the situation, her co-stars supported her, and they went on with filming. The actor said when he saw Murray SNL Reunion, “He came up to me and was totally cool. But I’m not going to sit there and attack.”
Barrymore discusses possibility of third ‘Charlie’s Angels’ movie
Why was the third installment not received? Charlie’s Angel, Barrymore explained how it really wasn’t in the cards. “I think, to be really honest, we all have to be in each other’s lives all the time and we were so good friends that we were so satisfied,” she said. “We didn’t feel like we needed to make a movie to be together anymore, because we were together.”
The actor offered an idea for the third Charlie’s Angel Movies. “I will always keep hope,” Barrymore said. “Because it’s something that’s very personal to me. You know, it was a four- or five-year effort as a producer. It could be more like Golden Girls era… like Charlie’s AngelWe’ve all moved to Miami.”
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