Looking Back At The Life And Career Of Chevy Chase

“When you become famous, you’ve got like a year or two where you act like a real jerk,” Bill Murray told Tom Shales and James Miller in an interview for Live from New York. “You can’t help yourself. It happens to everybody. You’ve got like two years to pull it together—or it’s permanent.”

While this quote may be true for much of Hollywood, Murray was specifically referencing none other than Chevy Chase.

The actors were both working for Saturday Night Live in the late ’70s when they got into a now-famous backstage fight. But Murray wouldn’t be the last person Chase pissed off. In fact, this was just the beginning of the actor’s reputation for being one of the most hated Hollywood stars. But how bad can Chase really be? Read on to learn more about the actor who is just too mean to succeed.