Drew Barrymore

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  • Drew: I'm a real stay-at-home mom. I'm really hands-on. Everything else became secondary.

  • Drew: When I was a kid, everything was so unplanned, my parents were so erratic, and my world was so inconsistent.

  • Drew: I'm glad I lived such a full life before I settled down into a family because I got to enjoy it and get it out of my system.

  • Drew: I would love to be a travel writer. I'd be so stoked.

  • Drew: I used to have a blankie, and when my mom had to wash it, I would sit outside the dryer and watch it go round and round, and cry.

  • Drew: I do everything in this life-or-death way.

  • Drew: I really wanted a wonderful, traditional home for my kid.

  • Drew: I still feel like I have a lot to prove. My biggest burning question is 'How much more are you capable of?'

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  • Drew still maintains a close relationship with Steven Spielberg's, her godfather and former director. She has credited him as the first stable male in her life, going on to say that as a man who acted as a father to her, he is "consistent" and "keeps his word."

  • At the age of six, while filming ET, Drew wrote her very first script and handed it to film director Steven Spielberg's, who is also her godfather. It was a story about a mother/daughter relationship, and Spielberg joked that it should be called Terms of En-Drew-Ment. Several years later, in 2009, Drew directed her first film, Whip It, which followed the same theme. She says that Spielberg gave her great notes on the movie, and in the end, she followed every single one of them.

  • In February 2009, when asked about her favorite on-screen kiss, Drew stated that it was with Adam Sandler in The Wedding Singer. Drew says that she liked this kiss so much because it was so "innocent and unsalacious."

  • Drew has credited A Farewell to Arms as one of her all-time favorite books. She claims that she has never cried so hard at the end of a book.

  • In 2004 Drew directed and executive produced the documentery, The Best Place To Start about the importance of youth voting.

  • While filming Fever Pitch, Drew became close friends with Jimmy Fallon. She also became a Boston Red Sox fan while filming the movie.

  • In 2007, Drew signed on to be the new Cover Girl spokesperson, starting in January 2008. Drew is also a recent spokseperson for Gucci Fine Jewelry, and Missoni.

  • In 2007, Drew was the 8th highest paid actress in Hollywood.

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