Bill Murray's Jimmy Kimmel SXSW Interview Covers 'Blurred Lines,' Rick Ross Collaboration & More [WATCH]
During the Jimmy Kimmel Live takeover of Austin's SXSW, Bill Murray stopped by the show to show off his new red dress and talk about the "Blurred Lines" lawsuit verdict and Rick Ross.
Murray waltzed in a red dress, white hat that had a matching jeweled red band and cowboy boots. He was completely in the SXSW spirit. Kimmel agreed, calling Murray a "one-man festival."
When Kimmel asked the Groundhog Day actor and living legend what song was his go-to party-starter, he said "Blurred Lines" and cheekily made a comment about the lawsuit by Marvin Gaye's family.
"I'm with that Robin Thicke song — the big money-maker he just made for Marvin Gaye," Murray told Kimmel. "It's a great song, and Marvin Gaye got some money. It's nice. He's no longer here to spend it. But his original song is the song I like. 'Got to Give It Up,' the long version of that, really turns the party around a little bit."
But Murray wasn't just there to talk about the latest music controversy though. He addressed the rumors that he's collaborating with Rick Ross. Rick Ross posted a photo, in late February, on Twitter with Bill Murray in the studio with the caption, "#BillMurray funny dude." Murray is supposedly working on a Christmas show with Ross.
"My friend is friends with him, and he thought he'd be great to sing this one song," Murray explained. "So he came and recorded the song, and ... that was the last we saw of him. He didn't show up to shoot. If anyone out there sees a 300-pound guy who looks like he was supposed to be in New York two weeks ago, let me know. It was a lot of fun — he just got lost. I kept saying, 'He better be dead 'cause otherwise he's in trouble.'"
Murray also talked about his March Madness bracket (apparently he was doing pretty well), hangovers and coaching his son in little league years ago.