Angels stick collectively!
Throughout Tuesday’s episode of her eponymous speak present, Drew Barrymore lastly agreed to “spill the tea” on the alleged battle between Invoice Murray and Lucy Liu on the set of 2000’s Charlie’s Angels.
After sharing reminiscences about making the motion flick, which she additionally produced, the famous person revealed that she reached out to Liu in July after the Elementary star confirmed the blow-up in an interview with the Los Angeles Instances, claiming she stood up for herself after Invoice was “hurling insults” in the direction of her whereas they have been filming a scene.
Revealing how she made certain to help the actress after Liu’s podcast interview aired, Drew shared:
“I obtained to say, Lucy is on the market… speaking about her occasion with Invoice Murray, and I did this complete video and despatched it to her to again her up and he or she was like, ‘Nah, I don’t want it.’”
When visitor Danny Pellegrino requested what actually occurred throughout the disagreement, Barrymore mentioned she’d “spill the tea” — with out spilling too many particular particulars, in fact. She provided:
“Okay, so what actually occurred was Invoice was simply in a — you already know comedians generally is a little darkish typically — and he simply got here in in a nasty temper and what you need to know is how a lot Lucy stood up for herself and that was the good factor that got here out of an unlucky circumstance.”
Drew continued to recount:
“[Lucy] actually mentioned, ‘I don’t settle for that type of habits from you.’ And all of us supported her and backed her up and we moved ahead.”
As we reported, the Kill Invoice star opened up in regards to the incident throughout the Instances’ Asian Sufficient podcast earlier this 12 months. Whereas she didn’t go into specifics of what “insults” Murray was hurling on the forged, she alleged that “it stored happening and on” till she began to really feel just like the feedback have been being directed at her, particularly.
“I say [to Bill], ‘I’m so sorry. Are you speaking to me?’… And clearly he was, as a result of then it began to turn out to be a one-on-one communication.”
Barrymore corroborated Lucy’s account on her present, agreeing that the alleged tiff started with a “normal” goal earlier than Invoice “zeroed in on [Lucy].” She went on to emphasize how necessary it’s to respect and help each other within the office, including:
“I revered her then, I respect her now. I’m happy with us as a group and an organization that we didn’t tip toe on the egg shells. We handled it proper then and there, we have been sturdy and we moved ahead and we didn’t settle for something much less transferring ahead.”
Throughout Lucy’s pod interview, she mentioned she has “nothing in opposition to” the Ghostbusters alum now and has had “completely good” interactions with him since, however doubled down:
“[But] I’m not going to take a seat there and be attacked.”
Invoice, for his half, shared a unique model of occasions whereas addressing the incident in a 2009 interview with Times of London. He mentioned:
“Look, I’ll dismiss you utterly if you’re unprofessional and dealing with me. When our relationship is skilled, and also you’re not getting that finished, neglect it.”
As for what was really mentioned? The closest account we’ve obtained is from Shaun O’Banion, who was a manufacturing assistant on the movie. The now-producer shared his tackle Twitter again in July as effectively, revealing that Murray insulted Liu by calling her a TV actress in entrance of the entire forged and crew. He mentioned Invoice later apologized, however “not solely sincerely imho.”
Ch-ch-check out the clip (beneath) for Drew’s POV.