So it’s 2016! And we all have equal rights and opportunities of course we do and so liberal, whatever, sure. What a time to be alive! But actually International Queer Heartthrob™ Kate McKinnon was just asked in a Ghostbusters interview about her character’s sexuality and someone off camera very quickly told her that she can’t answer that question. Not LEGALLY ALLOWED to even HINT that a FICTIONAL CHARACTER in a MOVIE… MIGHT NOT BE STRAIGHT. She had to sit there, at this new height of her success, her career breakthrough, and still be told that she’s less than. And that’s…well, heartbreaking. It makes me feel a bit sick. Sony have literally hired a lesbian and then contracted her to not talk lesbian. What kind of big bowl of fuck off is that.
So Sony? You may want to perpetually portray worlds on screen in which we do not exist, but in the real one? Oh, we exist. In fact, thousands of teenage girls across the world have just been Holtzmanned by your film whether you like it or not. FYI that’s a new euphemism for realising you fancy girls. Screw you.
I usually don’t comment on the Ghostbusters hate, but there’s one thing that’s doing the rounds on the net that really annoys me. The idea is that because Bill Murray sat in a chair for most of his cameo, this means he didn’t really want to be there.
Let’s get one thing straight. Ahem…
BILL MURRAY DOESN’T DO ANYTHING HE DOESN’T WANT TO DO. THAT IS WHY HE IS BILL MURRAY. THE WHOLE REASON THIS MOVIE EXISTS IS BECAUSE BILL MURRAY DIDN’T WANT TO DO GHOSTBUSTERS 3 AND MADE SONY CHASE HIM FOR 27 YEARS. BILL MURRAY HAS NO AGENT OR MANAGER. YOU SEND HIM YOUR SCRIPT AND IF HE LIKES IT HE WILL DO YOUR MOVIE. EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENS IN BILL MURRAY’S WORLD HAPPENS ON BILL MURRAY’S TERMS. IF BILL MURRAY GOT OUT OF BED AND FLEW DOWN TO MASSACHUSETTS TO SHOOT TWO SCENES FOR THIS MOVIE, IT LITERALLY ONLY HAPPENED BECAUSE BILL MURRAY WANTED IT TO HAPPEN.
Anyone saying different clearly doesn’t know a fucking thing about Bill Murray and needs to shut the fuck up.