Drew Barrymore: ‘I Respect’ Lucy Liu for Talking Up About Invoice Murray Feud


Exhibiting her assist. Drew Barrymore weighed in on Lucy Liu‘s recent revelation about her disagreement with Bill Murray whereas they filmed Charlie’s Angels, and she or he backed her fellow Angel one hundred pc.

“I did this complete video and despatched it to her to again her up, and she or he was like, ‘Nah, I don’t want it,’” the Never Been Kissed star, 46, stated in the course of the Tuesday, October 5, episode of her discuss present.

In July, the Kill Invoice: Vol. 1 star, 52, instructed The Los Angeles Instances‘ “Asian Sufficient” podcast that Murray, 71, used “inexcusable and unacceptable” language when they were filming the 2000 movie.

Drew Barrymore Praises Lucy Liu for Speaking Out About Bill Murray 'Charlie's Angels' Feud
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“As we’re doing the scene, Invoice begins to kind of hurl insults, and I gained’t get into the specifics, nevertheless it saved happening and on,” she claimed on the time. “I used to be, like, ‘Wow, he looks as if he’s trying straight at me.’ I couldn’t imagine that [the remarks] might be in the direction of me as a result of what do I’ve to do with something majorly necessary at the moment?”

She then requested the Caddyshack actor if he was speaking to her, including that their communication turned “one on one” after that. “I used to be not going to only sit there and take it,” the Elementary alum defined. “So, sure, I stood up for myself, and I don’t remorse it. As a result of irrespective of how low on the totem pole chances are you’ll be or wherever you got here from, there’s no must condescend or to place different folks down. And I might not stand down, and nor ought to I’ve.”
On Tuesday, Barrymore praised her former costar for her reaction to Murray’s actions, noting that the comic’s habits was damaging in “normal” earlier than he “zeroed in” on Liu.

“What actually occurred was Invoice was simply in a — you already know, comedians is usually a little darkish typically — and he simply got here in in a nasty temper, and what it’s important to know is how a lot Lucy stood up for herself and that was the nice factor that got here out of an unlucky circumstance,” the Ever After star stated. “She actually stated, ‘I don’t settle for that sort of habits from you.’ And all of us supported her and backed her up and we moved ahead.”

The Golden Globe winner added that she was “proud” Liu and the remainder of the solid and crew didn’t stand down. “I revered [Lucy] then, I respect her now,” she stated. “We handled it proper then and there, we have been robust and we moved ahead and we didn’t settle for something much less transferring ahead.”

Requested in regards to the feud in a 2009 interview, Murray implied that he behaved the way in which he did as a response to Liu’s angle. “Look, I’ll dismiss you utterly in case you are unprofessional and dealing with me,” he instructed the Instances of London. “When our relationship is skilled, and also you’re not getting that accomplished, overlook it.”
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