Seth Green recalls ‘terrifying’ meeting with Bill Murray on Saturday Night Live in the ’80s
Actor Seth Green talked about an unpleasant experience he had with veteran star Bill Murray when he was just a kid.
Before SNL the star accused Murray, 72, of inappropriate behavior after meeting the actor backstage in the ’80s.
Green, 48 years old, was revealed on Good morning myths YouTube shows that he had a physical altercation with Murray that left him “hiding” and crying in his dressing room.
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“Bill Murray hosted the show. And Bill Murray, as everyone knows, is great with kids,” Green joked, recalling the 1981 anecdote.
“So he saw me sitting on the arm of this chair and made a fuss about me taking his seat,” he said. “And I said, ‘That’s ridiculous. I’m sitting on the arm of this bench. There are several lengths of this sofa “.”
Green said Ghost Busters The star was unkind to a child sitting in her chair and decided to solve her own problems.
“He said, ‘That’s my chair.’ And then my mom said, ‘You know, because he’s Bill Murray, you might as well give him his seat.’ And I asked, “Are you an idiot? How rude of you to tell a 9-year-old to get out of… what is this power game?”, he explained.
“He picked me up by my ankles…he rocked me over a trash can and he said, ‘Trash goes in the trash.’ And I yelled.”
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The Chicken robot The creator said he was so horrified by the incident, he ran into the dressing room and burst into tears.
“I was terrified. I ran away, hid under the table in the dressing room and just cried and cried,” Green added.
Green ended by telling the hosts that he had “never been so embarrassed in my life” and was ready to quit the show, before fellow cast members Eddie Murphy and Tim Kazurinsky convinced him. don’t leave.
They told him that “everyone knows Bill’s commercials—” and encouraged him to “be a pro” and finish the comedy show.
“We’ve never seen each other since then,” he said of Murray.
Green is one of SNL who accused Murray of being unfriendly or inappropriate.
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Rob Schneider recalls on SiriusXM’s Jim Norton & Sam Roberts Program that Murray “wasn’t very good to us” during his time on the show from 1990 to 1994.
“He just hates, like, all of us, pretty much. I hate the least [and] I’m glad he hates me less, because he’s my hero,” Schneider said.
Former co-stars Geena Davis and Lucy Liu also leveled allegations of verbal abuse and cruelty from Murray.
Davis shares her negative experience working with Murray on the 1990 film Quick change in her memoirs Die for politeness. Davis claimed the actor was “screaming” at her for being late and scolding her in front of the cast and crew.
“That sucks,” Davis said Time poetry. “The way he behaved in the first meeting… I should have come out of that or defended myself deeply, in which case I wouldn’t have gotten in.”
In April, Murray was also charged with inappropriate behavior on the set of the upcoming film Is immortal.
The allegations prompted an investigation and production suspension, with Groundhog’s Day star reportedly settled with an unnamed employee for more than $100,000 ($160,000).
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