Photographer Accuses Bill Murray of Harassing Him in Martha’s Vineyard

Variety | 8/13/2018 | Christi Carras
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Peter Simon, photographer and brother of singer Carly Simon, has accused Bill Murray of harassing him at Lola restaurant in Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., last Wednesday night. According to a police report obtained by Variety, Murray said that Simon was “taking pictures of him and harassing him while he was quietly minding his business.”

In the report, Simon claims he was “on assignment” taking photos of people at the restaurant for the Martha’s Vineyard Times when Murray “grabbed him and poured a drink on his shirt.” The photographer later told the Boston Globe that Murray interrupted his photo viewing by allegedly gripping him from behind, turning him around, and shoving him against a nearby door. Simon claims that Murray then threatened to throw him out of the building and physically harm him.

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Simon recalled the confrontation to the Globe, alleging that...
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