The actor’s new film, “Being Mortal” has had production shut down over his “inappropriate behavior” towards a woman on set… He describes it as a “difference of opinion”

The “Ghostbusters” star may have fallen on hard times. His new film, directed by MeToo’d ator Aziz Ansari and starring Bill Murray along with Seth Rogan and KeKe Palmer, “Being Mortal” has had production shut down due to what is being described as “inappropriate behavior” from Bill Murray. Murray himself describes the shutdown as being due to a “difference of opinion” between him and a woman on set.

Actor Bill Murray during an interview about his “inappropriate behavior”

From the Daily Mail:

“I did something I thought was funny and it wasn’t taken that way,” he told CNBC during a special interview at Berkshire Hathaway’s earnings event on Saturday.

“As of now we are talking and we are trying to make peace with each other,” Murray said. “We are both professionals, we like each others’ work, we like each other I think and if we can’t really get along and trust each other there’s no point in going further working together or making the movie as well. It’s been quite an education for me.”

However, this is not the only version of the events. Searchlight Pictures shut down further production on the film after Bill Murray was accused of inappropriate behavior.

Murray has also been accused of unprofessional behavior on the set of an older film of his as well. The 2000 “Charlie’s Angels” actress Lucy Liu said the following of Murray’s behavior on the set of that movie:

“As we’re doing the scene, Bill starts to sort of hurl insults, and I won’t get into the specifics, but it kept going on and on. I was, like: ‘Wow, he seems like he’s looking straight at me.'”

“Some of the language was inexcusable and unacceptable, and I was not going to just sit there and take it. So, yes, I stood up for myself, and I don’t regret it. Because no matter how low on the totem pole you may be or wherever you came from, there’s no need to condescend or to put other people down. And I would not stand down, and nor should I have.”

Nevertheless, Murray remains hopeful that filming on “Being Mortal” will resume once the “difference of opinion” has been settled.

“We are going to make peace.”

“What would make me the happiest would be to put my boots on and for both of us to go back into work and be able to trust each other and work at the work that we’ve both spent a lot of time developing the skill of.”

Whether the “inappropriate behavior” in this instance is of a sexual nature, as in Aziz Ansari’s case, or otherwise unprofessional, as in the case of Murray’s earlier behavior during the filming of Charlie’s Angels, has not been disclosed. However, Murray describes it as a “difference of opinion” with behavior he intended to be funny which simply wasn’t taken that way.

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