Bill Murray addresses the allegation of “inappropriate behavior.”

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Bill Murray addressed a complaint about “inappropriate behavior” that prompted Searchlight Pictures to suspend its production of “Being Mortal.”

The studio took the decision to put production on the film on hiatus on Monday after the complaint was lodged against Murray, who is 71.

The actor responded to the complaint during an interview with CNBC at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting, saying he had a “difference of opinion” with an unnamed woman working on the film, and “did something I thought was funny and it was not taken , that way. “

“We’re talking and trying to make peace with each other,” Murray said.

‘BEING DORTAL’ SPEADS PRODUCTION AFTER COMPLAINT ABOUT BILL MURRAY

Bill Murray attends the American Film Institute's 46th Life Achievement Award gala tribute to George Clooney at the Dolby Theater on June 7, 2018 in Hollywood, California.

Bill Murray attends the American Film Institute’s 46th Life Achievement Award gala tribute to George Clooney at the Dolby Theater on June 7, 2018 in Hollywood, California.
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“Right now we’re talking and we’re trying to make peace with each other,” Murray said. “We’re both professionals, we like each other’s work, we like each other, I think, and if we can not really get out of it and trust each other, there is no point in continuing to work together or make the film. also. It has been quite a lot. an education for me. “

Murray said he believes the two will “make peace” with the incident, but said that if the two “can not get together and trust each other”, there would be no point in making the film.

“If we can not really get together and trust each other, there is no point in working together or making a movie too,” Murray said.

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  Billet Murray, pictured in this screenshot released on February 28, (lr) speaks during the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards broadcast on February 28, 2021.

Billet Murray, pictured in this screenshot released on February 28, (lr) speaks during the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards broadcast on February 28, 2021.
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He said the last week has been “quite an education” and said, “I have not done much other than think about it in the last week or two.”

In a speech about the incident, Murray said the world is “different” than it was when he was a child.

“What I always thought was fun as a toddler is not necessarily the same as what’s fun now. Things are changing and times are changing,” Murray said. “I think it’s a sad dog who can learn no more. I think it’s a really sad puppy who can learn no more. I do not want to be the sad dog and I have no intentions about it.”

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Actor Bill Murray wearing a Chicago Cubs jacket and cap speaks during a brief visit to the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Friday, October 21, 2016.

Actor Bill Murray wearing a Chicago Cubs jacket and cap speaks during a brief visit to the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Friday, October 21, 2016.
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He said that what would make him “happiest” is to return to work on the film and have mutual trust in the woman.

The film “Being Mortal” is based on the Atul Gawande book “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End.” Its first release date was set for 2023, but it is unclear if that will be changed.

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