A photographer accused actor Invoice Murray of slamming him against a door and pouring a glass of water over him whereas he was taking pictures a band at a Massachusetts restaurant.
Peter Simon, who’s the brother of singer Carly Simon, urged The Boston Globe he was on an assignment for The Martha’s Vineyard Situations at Lola’s in Oak Bluffs on Wednesday when Murray allegedly accosted him, swore at him and threatened him. He wasn’t injured.
A rep for Murray did no longer in an instant return Fox Facts’ build a matter to for issue.
“He regarded love he was ready to strangle me,” Simon urged the outlet. He mentioned that when Murray grabbed him he asked the actor, “Enact who I am?” implying that he was a current photographer.
Murray allegedly answered, “Enact who I am?” Simon mentioned he did no longer in an instant take a look at out the “Groundhog Day” smartly-known person but in the kill realized it was Murray after the actor walked away.
“He doesn’t behold anything else love he passe to behold,” Simon mentioned. “He treated me love the scum of the earth.”
Simon mentioned the band invited him to the restaurant and he was no longer there to salvage photos of Murray. Nonetheless, restaurant’s owner, Katherine Domitrovich, urged police that Simon had “no enterprise photographing anybody in the restaurant and was in most cases annoying,” the document reads in step with The Globe.
Simon denied her assertion announcing “that is a entire lie” and he needs an apology from her and from Murray.
An affiliate creator for The Martha’s Vineyard Situations confirmed Simon was hired to photo the band.
“We pride ourselves on giving celebrities their house,” Jamie Kageleiry urged the newspaper.
“I’m no longer a paparazzi-form photographer, I’m perfect no longer,” Simon mentioned in his defense. He has photographed stars including The Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Bob Marley.
In maintaining with the police document, Murray was “visibly upset” and mentioned Simon was harassing him.
No one was charged but police urged Simon he would possibly maybe presumably salvage out a criminal complaint.
The Associated Press contributed to this document.