Drew Barrymore Defends Hugh Grant Amid Awkward Interview Backlash

Drew Barrymore.
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The grumpy to her sunshine. Drew Barrymore got here to Hugh Grant’s protection after the actor obtained destructive backlash for his latest interview with Ashley Graham.

“Persons are like, ‘Oh, he’s such a curmudgeon and she or he’s so thrown.’ I’m like, ‘No, that’s Hugh Grant,’” the Charlie’s Angels star, 48, acknowledged on the Friday, March 17, episode of The Drew Barrymore Present. “You assume you’re getting this charming film star and what you actually get is grumpy Hugh. After which, you fall in love with grumpy Hugh. When he says that, I’m telling you, he’s being completely humorous. He doesn’t imply one destructive factor about it. The person who Ashley Graham met on that carpet is the actual Hugh.”

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Hugh Grant, Drew Barrymore.
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Barrymore and Grant, 62, starred reverse one another within the 2007 rom-com Music and Lyrics. Although her cohost Ross Mathews famous that former costar referred to as her a “horrendous” singer throughout a latest interview, Barrymore — who shares daughters Olive, 10, and Frankie, 8, with ex-husband Will Kopelman — famous that issues that sound like insults from the Notting Hill star are literally his method of displaying affection. “If you realize Hugh, that’s his method of loving you,” she defined.

Graham, 35, interviewed the Bridget Jones’ Diary star throughout ABC’s Academy Awards-pre present on Sunday, March 12. When requested what his favourite a part of the awards ceremony was, Grant referred to as the night a “self-importance truthful,” which the mannequin interpreted as a reference to Vainness Truthful’s 2023 Oscars afterparty, not the phrase which suggests “a scene or place characterised by frivolity and ostentation,” as outlined by Meriam Webster.

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Drew Barrymore and Hugh Grant.
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Issues solely bought extra awkward after that, because the Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Amongst Thieves actor gave one-word and brief solutions for the rest of the interview.

Barrymore was not stunned by the Love, Really star’s crimson carpet conduct, as she recalled him being a tricky cookie to crack on the set of Music and Lyrics. “It took me a second, in all probability like Ashley Graham on the carpet, like, ‘Who am I coping with?’ After which, I used to be like, ‘Oh no, I really like you. I wanna love you. You’re not letting me love you,’” the 50 First Dates star shared. “After which, as I bought to know him, I used to be like, ‘I do love you. I really like you for the actual you.’ And he’s a hilarious, good human being.”

Graham — who shares son Isaac, 3, and twins Malachi and Roman, 2, with husband Justin Ervin — addressed the drama herself the next day, telling TMZ, “ what? My mama instructed me to kill individuals with kindness, so there you go.”

She went on to notice that the interview didn’t cease her from having a very good night time. “I had a lot enjoyable,” Graham added. “My ft damage, although.”