Drew Barrymore Talks About The ‘Greatest Pain’ Of Getting Divorced

Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore has opened up about the fear of failure and the intense pain caused by her separation from then-husband Will Kopelman 4 years ago. In a frank interview, she has spoken openly about issues that should help others going through a breakup.

Drew Barrymore pulled no punched in recalling the visceral pain of going through a divorce. The couple had been married for 4 years and have daughters Olive and Frankie.

In a forthcoming interview for The Drew Barrymore Show, the television host and actress, 46, opened up about the split. She was moved to share the struggles she faced with the breakup after her interviewee, Machine Gun Kelly revealed his mental struggles.

Drew Barrymore revealed that it had been a painful separation for her. She said she was in a bad way with 2 kids and needed help. She says she started interacting with various people and finally settled on some major changes in her life. She says that she gave her life a totally new direction.

Drew Barrymore spoke about that moment when she went in a completely unplanned direction in her life. She said that they were about to start an interview when he revealed the vulnerable side of his personality. Barrymore admitted that she was taken aback.

Drew Barrymore Says That The Perfection Shown On Social Media Won’t Last Long

The star of 50 First Dates admitted that she had been an intensely private person when it came to her struggles, but then feels society was moving towards a phase where it was acceptable to be vulnerable to one another.

Barrymore says that she wouldn’t be surprised to see a revolt against the perfection shown on social media. She says that we are at a crossroad where revealing one’s inner journey takes some doing. Most people still keep it private, she feels.

Barrymore also talked about her drinking issues and said that she has been sober for the past two and a half years. Barrymore had previously been open about her mental health issues. She had visited an institution in September. She had once been admitted there as a child.