Actress Drew Barrymore has revealed all the lessons that she learnt from her troubled childhood. Read On!
She has had the fortune of leading an amazing life till now. Actress Drew Barrymore became first famous when she was just 7 years old after her breakthrough performance in the movie “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial”, She has been acting in movies for several years now and finally found her way in the Hollywood film industry.
But the role that transformed her life altogether is as a mother to her two daughters, Olive who is three and Frankie, just 18 months old, with Will Kopelman, her husband.
Drew, 40, has mentioned in her new book titled “Wildflower” the difficult moments in her public childhood and has shared some very intimate tales about her working experiences with her mentor and director Steven Spielberg on the set of “E.T.”
The book also finds a mention about her lifelong friendships and professional relationships with stars like Cameron Diaz, Nancy Jovonen, her producing partner and Adam Sandler. Drew said that she had dedicated the book to both her daughters.
If her daughters show keenness towards becoming actors, would she motivate them? Though, she responded by saying that she won’t mind them becoming actors, she also added that she would not like them to start acting at a young age.
Barrymore said that she has no problem if her kids start acting from the age of 18. She wants her kids to enjoy their childhood, though it may sound a little crazy.
Though she became an adult when she was just 15 years old, Drew says that she was indebted for the lessons she learnt about her own self as a person as well as an actress.
Drew Barrymore also said that many people ask her in a strange way that if she would let her children be actresses. She feels such people are dropping hints that acting is a horrible profession. But she has always felt that it is a wonderful profession and would definitely encourage her kids to pursue it.
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