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    Drew Barrymore Explained What Lucy Liu And Bill Murray's Alleged Dispute On "Charlie's Angels" Was All About

    “OK, so what really happened was..."

    Drew Barrymore has Lucy Liu’s back!

    (L-R) Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu attend a ceremony honoring Liu with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame
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    The actor supported her friend after Liu recently told the Los Angeles Times that she and Bill Murray had an alleged disagreement on the set of their 2000 film, Charlie’s Angels.

    Bill Murray holding Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu in publicity portrait for the film 'Charlie's Angels'
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    “I got to say, Lucy is out there right now talking about her instance with Bill Murray, and I did this whole video and sent it to her to back her up, and she was like, ‘Nah, I don’t need it,’” the Drew Barrymore Show host recalled on her program.

    (L to R) Lucy Liu, Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore during "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" New York City Premiere
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    Barrymore then explained what exactly happened between Liu and Murray.

    Bill Murray and Lucy Liu during 2000 NATO/Showest Convention
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    “OK, so what really happened was Bill was just in a — you know, comedians can be a little dark sometimes — and he just came in in a bad mood,” she explained.

    Bill Murray sitting on the ground as Cameron Diaz enters the room in a scene from the Charlie's Angels
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    “And what you have to know is how much Lucy stood up for herself, and that was the great thing that came out of an unfortunate circumstance,” Barrymore continued.

    Cameron Diaz, right, Drew Barrymore, left, and Lucy Lou, center, get on the bus from "Romancing the Stone" to travel to the premiere of their movie "Charlies Angels"
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    "She literally said, ‘I do not accept that kind of behavior from you.’ And we all supported her and backed her up, and we moved forward."

    (L to R) Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu and Drew Barrymore during "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" Cast
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    Barrymore noted that Murray’s animosity was “general” before he “zeroed in” on Liu.

    (L to R) Lucy Liu, Drew Barrymore, and Cameron Diaz during "Charlie's Angels" Los Angeles Premiere
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    “I respected her then; I respect her now. I am proud of us as a team and a company that we didn’t tiptoe on the egg shells,” Barrymore said.

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    “We dealt with it right then and there, we were strong, and we moved forward, and we didn’t accept anything less moving forward.”

    (L to R) Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, and Lucy Liu during "Charlie's Angels 2 - Full Throttle" Premiere
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    In Liu’s interview with the Los Angeles Times, she said that Murray lost his composure when one of his scenes were being reworked. Although she had little to say about it, he started to focus his anger on her.

    Lucy Liu and Cameron Diaz during Premiere of "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle"
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    "Some of the language was inexcusable and unacceptable, and I was not going to just sit there and take it," Liu recalled. "So, yes, I stood up for myself, and I don't regret it.”

    Bill Murray plays Bosley in Columbia Pictures'' action-comedy, "Charlie''s Angels"
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    “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,” she continued. “And I would not stand down, and nor should I have."

    Lucy Liu during "Charlie's Angels 2 - Full Throttle" Premiere
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    You got that right!

    (L to R) Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu walking up the sand of a beach in a scene from the film 'Charlie's Angels'
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