And That's When Bill Murray Crashed Some Guy's Karaoke Party
If you know anything about Bill Murray -- or at least the "Bill Murray" that the actor has cultivated through years of inscrutability -- you know he loves total randomness. Whether tending bar at SXSW or crashing Halloween parties or allegedly peekabooing fans and telling them, "No one will ever believe you," Murray is the merry prankster of celebrity run-ins. As such, that he crashed a karaoke party in Manhattan recently, sang an Elvis Presley album cut, and then stuck around for another four hours should come as no surprise.
Mike Impollonia and his friends were at Karaoke One 7 when Murray arrived with two girls in hand. One of the friends asked the Ghostbusters star if he wanted to join them, and that's when things got fun. Via theCHIVE:
About 15 minutes later we get a knock on the door... IT'S BILL F@#KING MURRAY! We were all shocked of course but at that point we were already pretty trashed so the party just kept going. He was super nice and they all fit right in. His girl was really cute, and as far as i remember, from Amsterdam. She sang a bunch of random French songs!
At some point he bought us all a round of some weird green drink and wouldn't tell us what it was. I later found out it was Chartreuse some French liqueur made by monks. Apparently you are supposed to sip it ... like an idiot I just shot it down.
The high point was when Bill and I sang a duet of an Elvis song called, "Marie's the Name." Random I know, but so was the night. We were all drinking and dancing and screaming our asses off.
We tried not to make him feel uncomfortable though of course later we all joked about picking the Ghostbusters theme. Amazingly, they stuck around the entire night, about 4 hours. As you can imagine it was all pretty surreal. Something I will never ever forget...Viva Bill Murray!"
Indeed. Mike sent along pictures of the revelry, meaning -- for him -- "No one will ever believe you" doesn't apply.
· What if Bill Murray just showed up in your Karaoke room? [theCHIVE via SplitSider]