Drew Barrymore Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


4th January 2017

Quote: "We usually go to Idaho (for Christmas) but didn't this year because Will's family was traveling. But (we) all spent Halloween and Thanksgiving together! It's everything and always will be. We are a family. Family has a wild definition nowadays. I think we just fit right in!" Actress Drew Barrymore likes the dynamic of her modern family after finalising her divorce from Will Kopelman in August (16). The former couple shares daughters Olive, four, and Frankie, two.


29th October 2015

Quote: "Even my own daughter's like, 'Alright, enough dancing around sometimes…' But then, my other daughter loves it and she's not sick of it at all... I'm definitely really goofy; I don't think I'm cool at all." Drew Barrymore is a quirky mum.


18th October 2015

Quote: "I felt it was inappropriate to discuss relationships and encounters I have had with another person. I consciously chose not to include those. I want this book to be a love letter to my daughters, Frankie and Olive. They don't need to know about my sex life." Drew Barrymore refused to discuss her previous relationships in her new memoir Wildflower for fear of her daughters reading about it. The actress wed Will Kopelman, the father of her two children, in 2012.


29th September 2015

Tweet: "Audio book done! I laughed in it. I screamed. And I cried. It was very fun, emotional and animated. I love the art of an audiobook and I threw all of myself in as I recorded all three hundreds (sic) pages. I hope anyone who ever takes the time to listen to it feels my whole heart in it." Actress Drew Barrymore completes the emotional audio recording of her upcoming collection of personal essays, Wildflower.


7th September 2015

Fact: Drew Barrymore has signed on to co-host a rave in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday (10Sep15). The actress will join Rose MCGowan, Zoe Kravitz and Alexa Chung to front a warehouse gig in Greenpoint, which will feature electronic music duo Basement Jaxx. The party is being held to celebrate Refinery29's 10th anniversary.


14th August 2015

Quote: "I really don't care about that. I just need to be a mum and get through every day, like most women." Drew Barrymore doesn't think much about her appearance now she's a mother-of-two.


3rd August 2015

Quote: "The door's open, but I'm no spring chicken. I have to figure it out sooner or later." Drew Barrymore, 40, isn't sure if she wants to try for a third child. The actress is already mum to daughters Olive, two, and Frankie, one, with husband Will Kopelman.


2nd April 2015

Fact: Drew Barrymore gave her nutritionist pal Kimberly Snyder a big promotional boost for her new book The Beauty Detox Power by helping her stage a cooking demonstration on Ellen DeGeneres' U.S. TV show on Thursday (02Apr15). Snyder helped the actress lose her baby weight after the birth of both her children. Barrymore said, "She has made my body a temple and healed me of things medicines couldn't. I've lost weight, my skin feels better (and) I have the best immunity I've ever had."


13th February 2015

Quote: "I asked him to be in charge this year. I was like, 'I'm too tired with the two kids. You have to champion this one...' I don’t need presents. I don’t need fancy. I don’t need flowers. We normally sit on the couch, exhausted, after putting our kids to bed, too tired to go out." Drew Barrymore has left Valentine's Day planning to her husband Will Kopelman.


27th January 2015

Quote: "I've never been a big designer-label person. Someone got me some fancy Cheddar cheese and I was like, 'This is too jazzy for my taste buds'. I could tell it was from the fromagerie, and I was like, 'No, I just want some good old supermarket Cheddar.' I still love a fistful of flowers from the side of the road, but I've also come to love ornate flowers. I love the marguerite daisy, but I love a peony, too, and one's five cents and the other is $5." Drew Barrymore doesn't have expensive tastes.


24th December 2014

Quote: "This year, we're celebrating Christmas and Hanukkah, because (husband) Will's Jewish, so our daughters are half Jewish. We're doing Elf on the Shelf and Mensch on a Bench! I got (daughter) Olive a really cool wooden dollhouse from London. It was damaged but I thought it was cool." Drew Barrymore on her Christmas plans.


16th October 2014

Quote: "I'd really love to go back to it. I think redheads are the sexiest creatures because they have an exotic beauty like no one else on the planet." Actress Drew Barrymore, who recently dyed her blonde hair dark brown, is keen to go red again after previously trying out the colour in 2011.


15th October 2014

Fact: Actress Drew Barrymore has turned beauty editor for America's People magazine. The Charlie's Angels star, who owns her own Flower cosmetics line, has shared her top make-up and beauty picks with readers in this week's (begs13Oct14) issue of the publication. And the mother-of-two insists she is well suited for the role, saying, "I love products. I try everything, I buy everything and I love recommendations."


23rd May 2014

Quote: "This was my first time in South Africa and it was just a completely different experience... We would get held up on the way to work by a herd of elephants. There was a sign on the window that said, 'I'm not kidding, don't leave your window open - monkeys will ransack your room...' You were like, 'I just wanna test it just to see what happens'. It was bad!" Drew Barrymore on her African adventure on the set of new comedy Blended.


22nd May 2014

Quote: "It's hard because you don't really care about work stuff - you can't focus. But I told myself, 'You don't have the luxury or the time with two kids and a job right around the corner.' It kept me at least physically present and sharp as opposed to being a brain scholar, which I am not right now. As I walk into a room to get something and pass the doorway, I've forgotten (what I wanted) already." New mum Drew Barrymore is struggling with memory issues after welcoming her second child, daughter Frankie, last month (Apr14).


21st May 2014

Fact: Actress Drew Barrymore has introduced fans to her newborn daughter Frankie in the new issue of People magazine. The star has posed with her second child, who was born on 22 April (14), alongside her husband Will Kopelman and their 20-month-old toddler Olive.


21st May 2014

Quote: "We're definitely leaving the door open for a minute. I'm no spring chicken, so I don't have the luxury of tons of time, but I'm not sure." Actress Drew Barrymore, 39, has yet to decide if she wants more children after giving birth to her second child, daughter Frankie, last month (Apr14).


18th May 2014

Fact: Adam Sandler surprised his movie co-star Drew Barrymore on Friday (16May14) by dropping by the New York studios of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to join the actress during her interview, in which the host impersonated Sandler calling in to the talk show from Hollywood. The old pals are currently promoting their third film collaboration, romantic comedy Blended.


15th May 2014

Quote: "It was just a name that, like, came to my husband and I about a few months before she was born... we just gave ourselves the room to change our mind but we never did. Not the most interesting story." Drew Barrymore explains how she and her husband Will Kopelman picked a name for their new daughter Frankie.


1st May 2014

Quote: "I'm very, very affectionate, but I will guide my children every step of the way. I'm conservative - nothing free or 'I'll see what happens'. I'm caring about every detail." Actress Drew Barrymore on incorporating a more hands-on parenting approach with her two young daughters. Barrymore and her husband Will Kopelman welcomed their second child, Frankie, in April (14).


29th March 2014

Quote: "We were talking maybe next time five years, we are getting older (and) I don't know how much longer we can wait every 10 years." Drew Barrymore on the movie comedies she makes with pal Adam Sandler. The stars' latest film together, Blended, will be released later this year (14).


28th March 2014

Quote: "It could happen any minute, but I feel awesome... I feel really calm." Drew Barrymore is ready to become a mum again as she promotes new movie Blended with Adam Sandler at the CinemaCon film festival in Las Vegas.


13th March 2014

Quote: "I love Melissa MCBride. Bridesmaids is the coolest movie I've ever seen." Drew Barrymore is a big fan of the 2011 comedy.


11th March 2014

Quote: "I don't think I'm a good actor. I feel like it's fake and yucky and it doesn't ring true. But if you research and you study and make it personal, you just become that person, and it's your truth and everything else around you falls away. Then you're telling the truth, it's not lying, it's not fake." Actress Drew Barrymore studies hard to embody the characters she plays onscreen.


27th February 2014

Fact: Actors Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler showed off their vocal skills during a joint appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (26Feb14) by singing a nostalgic duet about the three romantic comedies they have starred in together over the past 16 years. The longtime pals previously teamed up for The Wedding Singer and 50 First Dates, while they reunited for upcoming film Blended.


17th January 2014

Quote: "I would not let her (pose for Playboy). My life choices are not supposed to be the gateway to somebody else's. That's my journey." Pregnant actress Drew Barrymore insists her baby daughter Olive will not be following her into the pages of men's magazine Playboy.


14th January 2014

Quote: "I just eat everything I want, which isn't healthy. I'm like bigger this time than the first time. My doctor the other day was like, 'So yeah I think maybe, pull back.' Really? I thought I was doing great. I still fit into those jeans - I mean they hurt when I wear them, but I'm still in them. I wanna enjoy the pasta right now." Mum-to-be Drew Barrymore has gained a bit more weight than her first pregnancy, but she isn't convinced to change her diet.


11th December 2013

Quote: "I definitely don't feel super-hot. I feel more like an Oompa Loompa." Actress Drew Barrymore is feeling frumpy during her pregnancy.


21st August 2013

Tweet: "Late to the party, but happy to be here! 140 characters should keep me from rambling... someone told me it doesn't all have to fit in 1 tweet." Actress Drew Barrymore joins Twitter.com.


30th July 2013

Quote: "I wish I were that all-homegrown-food perfect woman, but I'm not. I'm the mum with the kitchen on fire and food on our faces." Actress Drew Barrymore's life is a little messier now she's mother to baby daughter Olive.


26th July 2013

Fact: Rapper Eve and Keke Palmer have been cast to lead Drew Barrymore's new horror movie Animal. The Charlie's Angels star will produce the made-for-cable Tv project through her Flower Films company, which she runs with new mum Nancy Juvonen. The film, which began shooting in Connecticut earlier this month (Jul13), will also feature Amaury Nolasco and Joey Lauren Adams.


22nd March 2013

Fact: Fun-loving actress Drew Barrymore got cheeky with U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (21Mar13) when she took part in a make-up showdown during an appearance on LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon. The pals went head-to-head in a game called Russian Rougette, in which they each tried to get creative on one another's faces with cosmetics from the new mum's Flower beauty line. The star applied pink lipstick all around the comedian's mouth, while she ended up with purple eye shadow smeared across her face, with the message 'I love Jimmy' written on her forehead and cheeks in pink lip liner.


22nd March 2013

Fact: Drew Barrymore shared home video footage of her baby daughter Olive's first big laugh with viewers of U.S. Tv show Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (21Mar13). The clip, shot on a camera phone, featured the tot giggling as she played with a stuffed toy bunny.


13th March 2013

Fact: 50 First Dates stars Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler are set to reteam for a third movie. The Charlie's Angels actress, who gave birth to daughter Olive in September (12), has signed on to star in the funnyman's upcoming romantic comedy, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Frank Coraci will direct the as-yet-untitled movie, about a couple trapped at a family resort with their kids from previous marriages after a disastrous first date. Barrymore and Sandler also teamed up in 1998's The Wedding Singer.


7th March 2013

Fact: Hollywood stars Cameron Diaz, Reese Witherspoon and Drew Barrymore have jetted off to Mexico for a girls' getaway. The actresses were spotted soaking up the sunshine and enjoying a dip in the sea at the Amansala Resort in Tulum earlier this week (begs04Mar13).


30th January 2013

Quote: "I just got her passport today. The picture is so heartbreaking and she's looking right at the camera, she's so locked in. It's the cutest picture." Drew Barrymore's baby daughter Olive is ready to become a jet-setter, just like her mum.


30th January 2013

Fact: Drew Barrymore's nickname for her best pal Cameron Diaz is Auntie Poo Poo. The actresses have known each other since they were teens.


30th January 2013

Quote: "We were very fortunate (receiving gifts). We used everything too. And then I found a wonderful company, Baby2Baby, that if something didn't work for Olive we were able to donate it to them and they give to families in need." New mum Drew Barrymore made sure none of the gifts she received for her daughter Olive went to waste.


24th January 2013

Quote: "E.T. had the most profound impact on my life. I wanted to have kids after raising those children for three months as the director, as the surrogate dad." Director Steven Spielberg longed to start a family after shooting his 1982 movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial with child stars, including a young Drew Barrymore.


18th December 2012

Quote: "I'm a Kopelman now. I have stationery that says 'Drew Barrymore Kopelman'." Drew Barrymore changed her name after marrying Will Kopelman in June (12).


12th December 2012

Quote: "Will's a great dad and a good husband. I really wanted a wonderful, traditional home for my kid. Will comes from a strong family, he provides a strong family; it's amazing... It just makes me so emotional because it's like a miracle." New mum Drew Barrymore gushes about her husband Will Kopelman and his parenting skills when it comes to their baby daughter Olive.


7th December 2012

Quote: "I dance and jump up and down for her a lot and I have this routine where I'm like, 'Bye, OK I'll be right back...' There is nothing greater in the world... I exercise my right every second of every day to make her laugh and smile and she's a really happy baby... I count my lucky stars every day because she is... really interactive and happy and, like, nice to people. She's a nice person." Drew Barrymore on the joys of motherhood. The actress gave birth to her first child, daughter Olive Barrymore Kopelman, in September (12).


6th December 2012

Quote: "I never would have guessed that would have been the name. But I was reading a book with my husband. I was three months pregnant and they (the book) said your baby is the size of an olive, and that was it. We never looked back. Once the light was shed, there was just no turning back." New mum Drew Barrymore fell in love with the name Olive early on in her pregnancy. The actress gave birth to her first child, daughter Olive Barrymore Kopelman, in September (12).


7th October 2012

Quote: "I have a really profound memory of everything. E.T. feels like it was a couple of years ago... I loved taking care of E.T. I loved how much I felt nurtured and safe... It was a really perfect environment, and I was just happy every day." Drew Barrymore has fond memories of making E.T. The Extra Terrestrial as a child.


28th August 2012

Fact: Drew Barrymore is joining the cast of Family Guy ahead of welcoming a new addition to her own family. The actress will voice the character of Jillian, Brian the dog's ex-girlfriend in a Valentine's Day (14Feb13) special of the hit show. She is expecting her first child with husband Will Kopelman.


2nd August 2012

Fact: Drew Barrymore is stepping behind the camera to direct apocalypse drama The End. The actress, who made her directorial debut with the 2009 roller derby movie Whip It, will not star in the film.


19th June 2012

Fact: Newlyweds Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman's first dance at their wedding on 2 June (12) was to No One's Gonna Love You by Band Of Horses. The couple exchanged vows at the actress' home in Montecito, California.


19th June 2012

Fact: Drew Barrymore was walked down the aisle at her wedding to Will Kopelman earlier this month (02Jun12) by the groom's father, Arie. The actress' own dad, John, died in 2004.


12th June 2012

Fact: Drew Barrymore is enjoying a honeymoon close to home - the pregnant actress and her new husband Will Kopelman are vacationing at a luxury ranch in Big Sur, California. The couple exchanged vows at her home in Montecito, California on 2 June (12).


8th June 2012

Fact: Drew Barrymore's ex-boyfriend Justin Long has found love again - he is reportedly dating actress Kate Mara. The pregnant Charlie's Angels star married Will Kopelman on Saturday (02Jun12) - Long's 34th birthday.


7th June 2012

Fact: Cameron Diaz paid tribute to her close pal Drew Barrymore at her wedding to Will Kopelman last weekend (02Jun12) by reciting E.E. Cummings' poem I Carry Your Heart With Me at the newlyweds' reception. It was the same reading The Mask star performed in her 2005 movie In Her Shoes.


5th February 2012

Quote: "We met a couple years ago and we actually went on some dates but it wasn't the right time... Timing is everything... When we re-ran into each other, ...he turned around (and) I was like, 'Oh, hello!' So that was really cool. I think maybe we had known each other just enough so that there was some familiarity... so maybe that was a blessing." Newly-engaged actress Drew Barrymore is convinced her romance with fiance Will Kopelman is meant to be.


2nd February 2012

Quote: "There are definitely suspicious things in the sky, for sure." E.T. The Extra Terrestrial star Drew Barrymore believes in aliens.


1st February 2012

Quote: "He’s a good man. He’s a good person and I just feel really lucky and really happy and really calm, which is a really wonderful feeling... He has this incredible family. I am as in love with his family as I am with him, which is an extraordinary sort of gift." Drew Barrymore on new fiance Will Kopelman.


26th January 2012

Quote: "I'm happy for her. I'm happy that she's doing. well. That's awesome." Comedian Tom Green extends his kind wishes to his ex-wife Drew Barrymore upon learning about her recent engagement to Will Kopelman. Green and the Charlie's Angels star enjoyed a brief marriage in 2001.


26th January 2012

Quote: "I think everyone expects you to kind of know right away what the plans are but I'm like, 'Oh goodness, it just happened a month ago! Do I not have it together or is it OK to keep daydreaming?" Newly engaged Drew Barrymore hasn't made much progress on her wedding plans.


20th January 2012

Quote: "Kristen (Bell) and John Krasinski would have poker nights at their hotel rooms all the time while we were filming in Alaska. She definitely whooped my a**!" Actress Drew Barrymore lost money to her Big Miracle co-stars during late night gambling sessions.


21st July 2011

Fact: Actress Drew Barrymore has teamed up with famed photographer Norman Jean Roy to shoot a new advertising campaign for U.S. fashion retailer Neiman Marcus. The Wedding Singer star was selected by the brand for her "trans-generational appeal". The snaps can be seen this autumn (11).


30th May 2011

Quote: "It was endearing. We would keep E.T. alive hydraulically (even in between takes) because we would look over and Drew would have walked over when E.T. was stuck in a corner somewhere. And she would be talking to him. The guys would vigilantly bring him alive so that they could keep her suspension and belief alive with him." Actress Dee Wallace recalls filming the 1982 Steven Spielberg classic E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial with a young Drew Barrymore.


22nd April 2011

Fact: Actress Drew Barrymore went public with her new romance at a Los Angeles Lakers basketball game in L.A. on Wednesday (20Apr11) - she was photographed openly kissing boyfriend Will Kopelman while courtside at the Staples Center.


3rd January 2011

Fact: Drew Barrymore bought herself an expensive Christmas present - she purchased a luxurious new home in Santa Barbara, California. The $7 million (£4.7 million) property boasts six bedrooms and five bathrooms, and Barrymore's new neighbours include Oprah Winfrey, Rob Lowe and Kirk Douglas.


21st September 2010

Quote: "I care very much about what people think. I've had to since I was seven years old, when all of a sudden I started sharing my life with other people." Former child star Drew Barrymore is self-conscious.


20th September 2010

Quote: "I would love to be a motivational speaker. I have pulled myself out of a million potholes, and I can see the potholes ahead of me. That doesn't mean that I could always do that so perfectly for my own life." Actress Drew Barrymore finds a purpose in going through so many personal highs and lows.


16th September 2010

Quote: "I hate texting, hate it. Never read it (Twitter), never wrote it, don't want it, it's not for me. Sometimes your mystery is harder to keep." Drew Barrymore refuses to tweet or text.


15th September 2010

Fact: Melissa Joan Hart learned how to swim the backstroke from fellow actress Drew Barrymore when the former child stars were both nine years old.


9th September 2010

Quote: "She was just lovely and enthusiastic about our music. It was surreal to meet her. Originally we wrote the album for ourselves. I never imagined anyone else hearing the songs other than us." The XX star ROMY MADLEY CROFT has a Hollywood fan in Drew Barrymore. The London trio is celebrating after scooping the prestigious Mercury Prize on Tuesday (07Sep10) for their debut album, xx.


7th September 2010

Quote: "Toasted wholewheat bread. Shredded carrots, alfalfa sprouts, thinly sliced cucumbers, and avocado, finished off with a dill cream cheese spread." Drew Barrymore lists the ingredients of her favourite sandwich.


3rd September 2010

Quote: "I love the music of Sesame Street to drift off to." Drew Barrymore on how she likes to doze off.


2nd September 2010

Quote: "We were in the same dance troupe when we were kids... She taught me never to wear spandex with a belt." Drew Barrymore on her longtime friendship with GOING THE DISTANCE co-star Christina Applegate.


1st September 2010

Quote: "One of the challenges that I was most excited about was doing the drunk scene. The director and I really focused on what type of drunk my character was and what we could ad-lib and what would be spontaneous. It was the most fun day at work ever because I really just let loose." Drew Barrymore had fun shooting her new movie GOING THE DISTANCE.


27th August 2010

Quote: "I don't like flat-screen TVs. I have, like, rabbit-ear (aerial) televisions... My television has junk in its trunk." Drew Barrymore is not a fan of modern technology.


27th August 2010

Quote: "I would like to laugh to death." Drew Barrymore on how she'd like to die.


26th August 2010

Quote: "I was trying on this dress and I got stuck in it. I couldn't get it on or off. It was like a rubber dress, so it was like being stuck in a skin-tight tyre but it had no flexibility and it took me 10 minutes of sweating and hyperventilating... It was just ridiculous... It should never be that difficult." Drew Barrymore on why she ditched plans to wear a rubber dress to her Going The Distance premiere in Hollywood on Wednesday (25Aug10).


25th August 2010

Quote: "It's such a fantasy. Any woman who complains about this I'd kind of like to slap her." Drew Barrymore wants actresses to stop whining about getting glamorous for long fashion photoshoots.


24th August 2010

Quote: "There are quite a few tragic circumstances out there right now. But I also know when I was going through stuff I didn't want to hear someone's opinion about it in the form of a public decree. They didn't know me, and I'd just feel like: Oh f**k off, don't patronise me, don't give me your cheap sympathy in an interview.' So I never comment. But I have a great deal of empathy, of course." Drew Barrymore insists troubled young stars should be left alone.


23rd August 2010

Quote: "I don't need fancy, I just need clever. I love someone who is interested in art and film and going to movies and picking out a nice little restaurant. Someone who takes you out for tacos that you eat on the sidewalk." Drew Barrymore isn't impressed by lavish dates.


23rd August 2010

Quote: "I'm a little dismayed by actors who go, 'God, you know, doing sex scenes are so awkward'. It's like, 'Shut up, you are getting paid to simulate sex, it's kind of the best day ever.' If you get to dry hump different men it's really fun." Drew Barrymore enjoys filming sex scenes for her movies.


22nd August 2010

Fact: Former lovers Drew Barrymore and Justin Long reunited at Britain's V Festival at the weekend (21Aug10). The ex-pair can't stay away from each other at the moment - they are currently promoting new film Going The Distance, in which they play lovers.


20th August 2010

Quote: "Pippi rocks. I know it sounds crazy but I want to play her. She was my idol growing up." Actress Drew Barrymore has always longed to play beloved children's character PIPPI LONGSTOCKING.


20th August 2010

Quote: "The Strokes are one of my favourite bands ever." Drew Barrymore still loves the New York rockers, despite the fact she's no longer dating drummer Fabrizio Moretti.


27th July 2010

Quote: "I hate being cold, but I just love this film so much. I'm going to be in the Arctic Circle for four months." Drew Barrymore is dedicated to her new movie WHALES, in which she plays a Greenpeace protester.


27th July 2010

Quote: "I never have time for shopping... I've been wearing the same f**king pair of jeans for 10 years." Drew Barrymore needs to replace her old clothes.


22nd July 2010

Quote: "There's a lot of honesty here. When we're emotional in a movie, we've f**king been there." Drew Barrymore on filming new movie GOING THE DISTANCE with on/off boyfriend Justin Long.


14th July 2010

Quote: "I went to a boxing class because I needed the exercise but I'm not athletic and uncoordinated and lame. However I found it so much fun. I'd never boxed before but I was beating the c**p out of the punching bag. I was so into it." Drew Barrymore has found a new outlet to vent her frustration.


9th July 2010

Quote: "I don't want to be vain or fearful, and I don't think I'll do anything. But if I want to do something, I will. From my perspective, there's no reason to be afraid of ageing, because if you age, you're lucky! The alternative is death." Drew Barrymore believes in growing old gracefully.


13th June 2010

Fact: Drew Barrymore has launched a statewide search for Alaskan talent for a film she's producing in and around Anchorage. The actress wants local people to play extras and supporting roles in Everybody Loves Whales. Barrymore will play a Greenpeace activist in the film.


9th June 2010

Quote: "My grandfather, my great-aunt, my great-uncle and my grandmother and me (all have stars)... My grandfather put his profile there... He put his face in there... I always, like, kiss my finger and then give it a kiss. I love Hollywood Boulevard." Drew Barrymore can trace her family tree on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


9th June 2010

Quote: "I worked at a coffeehouse and I was terrible... My boss just hated me; I could see the resentment in his eyes every day." Drew Barrymore on her first job, when she was 14.


26th May 2010

Quote: "For some reason, I am always being mistaken for her. I've had people stop me saying, 'I love your movies, Drew. I've been watching you since E.T.'" Actress Kate Hudson admits she is frequently mistaken for Drew Barrymore.


16th April 2010

Quote: "I go away with my friends after New Year's Eve. It's the one time the industry shuts down. Every other time I plan a vacation, I end up having to work, so I never get to go away. At New Year's, I go away with my made-up family and we have a week to get together. I'm off email, off the grid." Drew Barrymore takes time off at the start of every year.


15th March 2010

Quote: “F**k surgery! I’m so curious as to what’s going to happen naturally that I can’t imagine wanting to alter things just yet… I’d rather look like a basset hound than do that to my face!” Drew Barrymore has no plans to defy the ageing process with a nip/tuck.


14th November 2009

Fact: Drew Barrymore is planning to bring the CHARLIE'S ANGELS franchise back to the small screen with the show's original executive producer Leonard Goldberg. The actress starred in and produced the two Charlie's Angels spin-off movies, which also featured Lucy Liu and Cameron Diaz.


11th November 2009

Fact: The roller derby track Drew Barrymore used in her directorial debut WHIP IT belongs to the Red Dirt Rebellion Rollergirls in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The brand new track was flown to Detroit, Michigan and set up in a warehouse for the film and then dismantled and sent back to Oklahoma City for the start of the Rollergirls' new season.


4th November 2009

Quote: "We would all be there in wheelchairs at some point and do it if we could." Drew Barrymore will sign up for a third CHARLIE'S ANGELS movie even if she is old and infirm.


7th October 2009

Quote: "I've never been more terrified in my life. I was putting on my skates (to train) and I felt like I was going to vomit and c**p at the same time. I've seen girls break ribs and puke during games." Actress Ellen Page was horrified during intense training sessions for Drew Barrymore's roller derby film WHIP IT.


5th October 2009

Quote: "When I turned 30, I was like, it's time to scare the s**t out of myself again. And I'm glad, because now I have Grey Gardens and WHIP IT to show for it... I didn't know this was what my 30s were going to be like." Actress Drew Barrymore has surprised herself with bold career choices.


1st October 2009

Quote: “He’s a great mentor. He always talks about how important that is, mentoring, and he keeps his word. He really does.” Drew Barrymore was lucky to have legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg on hand during her directorial debut WHIP IT.


30th September 2009

Quote: "Isn't it ideal if you can be in love with your leading lady." Drew Barrymore reveals she has a crush on her WHIP IT star Ellen Page. The pair were snapped kissing passionately for a new shoot in Marie Claire magazine.


30th September 2009

Quote: "On the way back we stopped at, like, 7-Eleven (store) and got commemorative loser lighters." Drew Barrymore on how she 'celebrated' her recent Emmy Awards loss.


30th September 2009

Quote: "I adore Drew. She has really nice lips." JUNO star Ellen Page on her Marie Claire photoshoot, in which she kisses WHIP IT co-star and director Drew Barrymore.


25th September 2009

Quote: "Sexual love is secondary to me right now. I've spent a lot of time in my life dedicating myself to love or the pursuit of love or the understanding of love. But for the last few years, my life just hasn't been about that for me." Sex is no longer important to Drew Barrymore.


25th September 2009

Quote: "I work out, I eat right, but I’ll always be a little bit of Jell-O on a pole." Drew Barrymore insists she'll never be totally toned.


22nd September 2009

Quote: "I am OK with my dad, but my mom and I have yet to work it all out. I don't talk about it because... how do you talk about something you're confused about?" Actress Drew Barrymore on coping with strained family relationships.


21st September 2009

Quote: "I actually don't have a driver's license right now. The DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles} took it away because I didn't have time to renew it." Busy actress Drew Barrymore had doubts about her driving skills before getting behind the wheel as the first celebrity to take U.S. TV host Jay Leno's Green Car Challenge, where guests compete to out-race each other in a battery-operated car.


21st September 2009

Quote: "We went to Cartier and tried on these engagement rings and pretended we were getting married, and then we left." Actress Drew Barrymore celebrated her 34th birthday pranking jewellers with her pals earlier this year (22Feb09).


11th September 2009

Quote: "I used to tell myself, 'You can’t wear anything sleeveless or strapless.' And all of a sudden I was like, 'What if I just didn’t send such negative messages to my brain and said, wear it and enjoy it?' And now I’m more comfortable in clothes than ever.” Drew Barrymore has learned to love her body.


7th August 2009

Fact: HEROES actress Dania Ramirez has signed on as the new face of CoverGirl. The TV beauty joins Rihanna, Drew Barrymore and Queen Latifah as spokesmodels for the make-up brand.


10th June 2009

Fact: Actor Justin Long celebrated his birthday in style last week (ends05Jun09) with his famous pals Scarlett Johansson, Vince Vaughn and his on/off girlfriend Drew Barrymore. The DIE HARD 4 star turned 31 on 2 June (09).


3rd June 2009

Quote: "She was always really cool." Jonah Hill is a big fan of his former roommate Justin Long's on/off girlfriend Drew Barrymore.


23rd April 2009

Fact: Drew Barrymore's TV movie Grey Gardens was a big hit for HBO network executives - the programme drew 1.8 million viewers when it debuted in the U.S. on Saturday night (18Apr09), becoming HBO's fourth most-watched original premiere movie since 2004.


22nd April 2009

Quote: "There are moments when I feel incredibly maternal towards Drew. I remember one time, I went to watch her at a dance rehearsal. She was learning how to foxtrot, and I know it was a hard dance, and I felt this welling of pride. And I realised this is what I would feel like if I were sitting there watching one of my own children." Actress Jessica Lange developed a maternal bond with Drew Barrymore while filming their hit new TV movie Grey Gardens.


17th April 2009

Quote: "At the end of the night... she would take her costume off and she'd have this little wig cap on and she'd have her fat suit on and she'd do this little dance. And she'd call it the Ebenezer, because she looked like Ebenezer Scrooge with the little nightcap! It was pretty cute." Grey Gardens director MICHAEL SUSCY loved Drew Barrymore's onset antics.


16th April 2009

Quote: "I just remember kids pummelling me on the school yard. I don't mean to sound like I feel sorry for myself... I remember wearing these space garbage surfing shorts, because all the kids were wearing surfing shorts - and they called me Cosmic Cow. But you know, karma." Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore has gotten her revenge since her days at the hands of grade school bullies.


12th April 2009

Quote: "I said, 'I will shut out the world. I will not talk to my friends. I will give up my life for this, because I don't think that you can play this character and have a social life and balance the two mentalities.'" Drew Barrymore swore off socialising to play real-life recluse Little Edie Beale in Grey Gardens.


26th March 2009

Quote: "We fell in love. When we're together, we hold hands and sit really close." Drew Barrymore formed a special bond with co-star Jessica Lange while filming TV movie Grey Gardens.


9th March 2009

Quote: "(It was) one of the most, if not the most, important relationships Ive had in my life. Were still very close." Drew Barrymore on her five-year relationship with ex-boyfriend Fabrizio Moretti of The Strokes.


12th February 2009

Quote: "I'll say Adam Sandler in The Wedding Singer. It was really innocent and unsalacious. It's a kiss that means love and not necessarily sexuality and I just find it really romantic and fun! I think Adam is the greatest guy, so it's easy to be in love with him." Drew Barrymore names her favourite movie kiss.


10th February 2009

Quote: "Other people and the newspapers are talking wedding bells, and you're like, 'We haven't even slept together, like, oh my God, what was your last name again?'" Single actress Drew Barrymore is tired of the press taking her new relationships so seriously.


10th February 2009

Quote: "I don't even have voicemail or answering machines anymore. I hate the phone, and I don't want to call anybody back. If I go to hell, it will be a small closet with a telephone in it, and I will be doomed and destined for eternity to return phone calls." Actress Drew Barrymore prefers building personal relationships face-to-face.


6th February 2009

Quote: "I spray-painted a guys car once. Me and my girlfriend got catsuit burglar outfits on, we drove up, broke open the spray paints and painted his car. He called the next day and he was so upset as it was his baby and he said: It wasnt you, was it? I replied no but it was! Drew Barrymore on her mischievous youth.


6th February 2009

Fact: Drew Barrymore plays a roller derby tough girl, called SMASHLEE SIMPSON, in her directorial debut WHIP IT.


6th February 2009

Quote: "I am a poster child for, you know, 'Don't judge someone by their looks.' I think it's about the person, about their sense of humour, their creative side, their adventurous side, and those are all the qualities that I still want in a man and continue to desire." Drew Barrymore insists she is not judgemental.


6th February 2009

Quote: "Don't be afraid of this weird taboo that you won't succeed, because it can happen. I am evidence that you can survive." Drew Barrymore's advice to child stars.


4th February 2009

Quote: "Who doesn't wanna be a fourth Angel...? Yes, yes, of course." Scarlett Johansson admits she's keen to reteam with her HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU co-star Drew Barrymore in a rumoured CHARLIE'S ANGELS 3.


14th January 2009

Quote: "She's one of the greatest friends anyone could ever have. She has so much love and positive energy to her. I've always felt like she was my big sister but at the same time I know that sometimes I'm less naive and wiser than her. We just spend so much time having fun and laughing together. But we're also there to support each other through the bad times." Drew Barrymore on best pal Cameron Diaz.


14th January 2009

Quote: "Whenever I go on a set I feel this beautiful sense of being able to get away from any problems I might be having and where time kind of stops still." Drew Barrymore relishes the escapism of her work.


12th January 2009

Quote: "If my breasts fall down to the floor and everything starts to sag and becomes hideous and gross, I won’t worry. I’ll just stop appearing in front of the camera." Drew Barrymore doesn't worry about ageing.


26th November 2008

Fact: ELLEN ALBERTINI DOW, who played the rapping granny in Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore's The Wedding Singer, turns 90 on Wednesday (26Nov08).


4th November 2008

Fact: Natalie Portman dressed up as Little Red Riding Hood for Drew Barrymore's Halloween night costume party. Liv Tyler went as Charlie Chaplin and Anne Hathaway was a corpse bride.


3rd November 2008

Fact: Britney Spears spent Halloween night as a witch at Drew Barrymore's spook-tacular. The movie star threw a costume party for 200 pals at her Los Angeles home on Friday night (31Oct08) - and Spears was a surprise guest, wearing a black dress, black hat and long black wig.


8th July 2008

Fact: Actress-turned-punk icon Juliette Lewis will return to the big screen for the first time in three years when she stars in Drew Barrymore's feature film directorial debut, WHIP IT!, as roller derby star DINAH MIGHT.


9th February 2008

Fact: Stars including Tom Cruise, Drew Barrymore and Demi Moore helped raise $3.7 million (GBP1.85 million) for poor and ill children around the world at a lavish charity party hosted by Madonna in New York on Wednesday (06Feb08).


20th December 2007

Quote: "Who hasn't hit on me...? When I was younger, I accepted so many indecent proposals from people it became my trademark." Drew Barrymore on her former tag as one of Hollywood's 'loose' ladies.


8th December 2007

Fact: Broadway producer ADAM EPSTEIN is developing a new stage musical based on Drew Barrymore's movie EVER AFTER.


3rd October 2007

Quote: "If I sit around eating macaroni and cheese, and don't exercise at all, by the time I'm in my forties, I'll be tripping over every inch of my body!" Actress Drew Barrymore on why she occasionally goes to the gym.


11th July 2007

Quote: "They're all pretty f**king hot, to be honest with you. They all have different qualities." Sam Rockwell can't choose between his CHARLIE'S ANGELS co-stars Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu and Cameron Diaz.


9th July 2007

Quote: "I like the idea of seeing how I age and how I'm evolving through life. If my boobs fall down to the floor and I'm hideous and gross, then I shouldn't be in front of a camera. But that's cool with me." Drew Barrymore ponders ageing.


9th July 2007

Quote: "I like the idea of seeing how I age and how I'm evolving through life. If my boobs fall down to the floor and I'm hideous and gross, then I shouldn't be in front of a camera. But that's cool with me." Drew Barrymore ponders ageing.


30th June 2007

Fact: Drew Barrymore is making fashion history - she'll become the first celebrity to front Gucci's fine jewellery line this autumn (07).


3rd May 2007

Quote: "I'm married, divorced, dating someone and have a lover." Drew Barrymore dodges a question about her relationship on David Letterman's US chat show.


26th February 2007

Quote: "I think I'll always be a bit of a wood nymph when it comes to sexuality." Drew Barrymore reveals a personal thought.


21st February 2007

Quote: "I need to be a really good flosser, not a half-assed flosser." Actress Drew Barrymore on her plans to take care of her dental hygiene.


20th February 2007

Fact: Actress Thandie Newton turned down the chance to star alongside Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz in the first CHARLIE'S ANGELS movie because she wanted to work with her husband Oliver Parker on a low-budget British film instead."


15th February 2007

Quote: "I got a few texts from friends and one was from a dog." Drew Barrymore on her Valentine's Day messages.


14th February 2007

Fact: Drew Barrymore bought Hugh Grant an electric piano as a wrap gift after the couple had finished shooting MUSIC + LYRICS together. As a child, Grant, who actually plays the piano in the film, was taught by Andrew Lloyd Webber's mother.


14th February 2007

Quote: "I'm just really glad I had that opportunity and got it out of my system." Drew Barrymore doesn't regret flashing her breasts at David Letterman - as a birthday gift - during a 1995 appearance on US talk show The Late Show.


14th February 2007

Quote: "Our lives took different directions with all the love and respect in the world." Drew Barrymore is philosophical about her split from rocker boyfriend Fabrizio Moretti.


16th January 2007

Quote: "The pumpkin is coming tonight at midnight and ripping everything off of me. I wear my jewellery from (US retail chain store) Urban Outfitters. I feel like Cinderella." Drew Barrymore on the borrowed diamond jewellery she wore to the Golden Globe Awards last night (15JAN07).


16th January 2007

Quote: "The pumpkin is coming tonight at midnight and ripping everything off of me. I wear my jewellery from (US retail chain store) Urban Outfitters. I feel like Cinderella." Drew Barrymore on the borrowed diamond jewellery she wore to the Golden Globe Awards last night (15JAN07).


15th January 2007

Quote: "The week is for difficult, emotional stories, and the weekend is for Drew Barrymore." Actress Anne Hathaway loves to snuggle down with her favourite Barrymore movies at the weekend.


3rd January 2007

Quote: "Right now, I'm in a phase of `I'm not even your girlfriend. I'm your best friend who is madly in love with you..'" Drew Barrymore gushes about her feelings for rocker boyfriend FAB MORETTI.


12th September 2006

Quote: "It makes me happy to smell them." Drew Barrymore has a special way of staying close to boyfriend Fabrizio Moretti from The Strokes when he's away on tour - she keeps his unwashed T-shirts in her bed.


30th August 2006

Quote: "Cameron Diaz can do anything. She can kung fu. She can dance. She can play any sport. You point to a mountain, and three hours later she is waving from the top." Drew Barrymore insists her pal is the best athlete she knows.


11th July 2006

Quote: "Women are confusing. I think the clinical term is nuts." Legally Blonde star Luke Wilson, who has been romantically linked to Drew Barrymore and GWYNETH PALTROW.


15th March 2006

Fact: Drew Barrymore raised $20,000 (GBP11,800) for the World Food Programme on Monday (13MAR06), by auctioning off photos she took in Kenya. Hugh Grant and Lucy Liu were among those bidding on the pictures taken when Barrymore travelled to Kenya for a story in Marie Claire magazine.


3rd March 2006

Fact: Drew Barrymore will star as JACQUELINE KENNEDY ONASSIS' cousin, LITTLE EDIE, in the movie Grey Gardens. The film focuses on the former US first lady's eccentric relatives and their run-in with the health department for living with a tribe of flea-infested cats.


7th February 2006

Quote: <p>"I wanted to be a ballerina... or Drew Barrymore." Singer Ashlee Simpson on her childhood career aspirations. </p>


26th January 2006

Fact: <p>Actress Drew Barrymore is the latest celebrity to sign-on for a high-fashion ad campaign. She will star in the spring/summer ad campaign for fashion label MISSONI. </p>


5th January 2006

Quote: <p>"My favourite Drew movie? Have you ever seen Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind? I think that was a phenomenal movie. I really like ET as well." The Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti discusses his favourite film starring his girlfriend Drew Barrymore. </p>


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