Geena Davis stuns in black and white dress at W Anniversary in NYC… after calling out Bill Murray

Geena Davis spoke out about actor Bill Murray, claiming that he insisted on using a massaging device on her during a ‘bad’ audition in a hotel suite, later screaming at on set.

And on Wednesday, the actress stepped out for the W Magazine 50th Anniversary presented by Lexus at Shun Lee in New York City.

The 66-year-old wowed in a plunging black and white dress featuring a sheer skirt for the event.

The latest: Geena Davis spoke out about actor Bill Murray, claiming that he insisted on using a massaging device on her during a ‘bad’ audition in a hotel suite, later screaming at on set. And on Wednesday, the actress stepped out for the W Magazine 50th Anniversary presented by Lexus at Shun Lee in New York City

The star sported a black and white low-cut dress that featured a bottom portion that was sheer.

Geena paired the number with sleek tresses, opting for a deep side part.

Her appearance at the W bash comes days after she called out actor Bill Murray for alleged inappropriate behavior on the set.

Geena detailed her unpleasant experiences working with Bill Murray on their 1990 crime comedy Quick Change in her memoir Dying Of Politeness.

Striking: The 66-year-old wowed in a plunging black and white dress featuring a sheer skirt for the event

Striking: The 66-year-old wowed in a plunging black and white dress featuring a sheer skirt for the event

The acting icon revealed on Friday to The Times of London how Murray allegedly created an uncomfortable atmosphere during her audition for the film, which he starred in and also co-directed with Howard Franklin.

She claimed that Murray, also screamed at her in front of “hundreds” of people on set because she was allegedly late, although she says she was merely delayed by the wardrobe department.

According to a Times summary,[Davis is] introduced to [Murray]she writes, in a hotel suite, where Murray greets her with something called The Thumper, a massage device he insists on using on her, despite her emphatically refusing.’

The concerning encounter was followed up by a more humiliating incident when the Royal Tenenbaums actor allegedly lost his temper while filming Quick Change.

Later, while they’re filming on location, Murray tracks Davis down in her trailer and begins screaming at her for being late (she’s waiting for her wardrobe), continues to scream at her as she hurries onto the set and even as she gets there, in front of hundreds of cast, crew, curious passers-by,’ the publication added.

Looking great: The star sported a black and white low-cut dress that featured a bottom portion that was sheer

Looking great: The star sported a black and white low-cut dress that featured a bottom portion that was sheer

Chic: Geena paired the number with sleek tresses, opting for a deep side part

Chic: Geena paired the number with sleek tresses, opting for a deep side part

Strike a pose: Geena posed with Karlie Kloss and Lynn Hirschberg

Strike a pose: Geena posed with Karlie Kloss and Lynn Hirschberg

‘That was bad,’ Davis said of her audition with Murray as she mused about how she might have handled the incident differently.

‘The way he behaved at the first meeting… I should have walked out of that or profoundly defended myself, in which case I wouldn’t have gotten the part. I could have avoided that treatment if I’d known how to react or what to do during the audition. But, you know, I was so non-confrontational that I just didn’t…’ she said.

However, she conceded that her words could be interpreted as victim blaming when it was pointed out to her.

‘Yes. Point taken. There’s no point in regretting things, and yet, here I was regretting. And yes, exactly, it wasn’t my fault,’ she said.

Drama: The appearance came after Geena detailed her unpleasant experiences working with Bill on their 1990 crime comedy Quick Change in her memoir Dying Of Politeness

Drama: The appearance came after Geena detailed her unpleasant experiences working with Bill on their 1990 crime comedy Quick Change in her memoir Dying Of Politeness

Earlier this week, it was claimed that Murray had paid a female staffer $100,000 after he kissed and straddled her on set, leading to the film being canned, according to Puck.

The 72-year-old comedian was working on Being Mortal earlier this year when he is said to have interacted with the unidentified woman.

Murray had been overly friendly and allegedly ‘sexual’ with one female production staffer – whose name has been kept anonymous, according to Puck.

The film: Davis pictured with co-star Bill Murray (L) and Randy Quaid (center) in their 1990 film Quick Change

The film: Davis pictured with co-star Bill Murray (L) and Randy Quaid (center) in their 1990 film Quick Change

The actor claims that he believed the woman had been flirting with him and at one stage, he and the woman were close to a bed.

It was then that he allegedly started kissing her body and straddling her, leaving her unable to move because of his weight on top of her.

Murray then moved in to kiss the woman on the mouth, although the pair were both wearing face masks, it is claimed. The alleged action took place in front of witnesses.

Murray immediately said his antics were meant to be playful but the woman saw it as sexual and was said to be horrified by what had happened, according to Puck.

Allegations: The acting icon revealed on Friday to The Times of London how Murray allegedly created an uncomfortable atmosphere during her audition for the film, which he starred in and also co-directed with Howard Franklin;  pictured February 2022

Allegations: The acting icon revealed on Friday to The Times of London how Murray allegedly created an uncomfortable atmosphere during her audition for the film, which he starred in and also co-directed with Howard Franklin; pictured February 2022

The woman immediately complained, with her allegations backed up by a second staffer who saw what happened, it is claimed.

The April incident on the set of the $20 million movie – controversial comedian Aziz Ansari’s directorial debut – caused Disney to shut down production, and there’s no indication as to whether the movie will ever be completed.

Searchlight suspended the production of the film, although the exact reasons were not detailed in any company memo distributed to the crew.

It would be Aziz Ansari’s directorial debut.

A source told Puck how Murray felt terrible about what had happened, particularly that fellow crew members lost their jobs as a result of production halting.

Murray and the woman eventually reached a settlement with the actor paying her just over $100,000 in exchange for complete confidentiality as part of a non-disclosure agreement, Puck reported.

Film: The 72-year-old actor had the complaint filed against him in the spring before the new film Being Mortal (pictured, the book its based on) was temporarily shelved, it was claimed

Film: The 72-year-old actor had the complaint filed against him in the spring before the new film Being Mortal (pictured, the book its based on) was temporarily shelved, it was claimed

The woman is also said to have waived any rights to legal claims she might have been able to make against the producers, including Searchlight and Disney.

Speaking on CNBC in April, Murray was coy with the details when he was asked what happened.

I did something I thought was funny, and it wasn’t taken that way. As of now we are talking and we are trying to make peace with each other,’ Murray said.

‘We are both professionals, we like each others’ work, we like each other I think and if we can’t really get along and trust each other there’s no point in going further working together or making the movie as well. It’s been quite an education for me.

“The world is different than it was when I was a little kid,” he added. ‘Things change, times change.’

The actor: The April incident on the set of the $20 million movie - controversial comedian Aziz Ansari's directorial debut - caused Disney to shut down production, and there's no indication as to whether the movie will ever be completed;  Murray pictured April 2022

The actor: The April incident on the set of the $20 million movie – controversial comedian Aziz Ansari’s directorial debut – caused Disney to shut down production, and there’s no indication as to whether the movie will ever be completed; Murray pictured April 2022

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