Drew Barrymore says she won’t hide her ‘wild’ past from daughters Olive, 弗兰基: ‘I was just living my life’

The 46-year-old, who is the daughter of actor John Barrymore of the Barrymore acting dynasty, went through drug rehabilitation at an age where most people worry about braces.

今天, the actress and TV host is a single mom to daughters Olive, 9, and Frankie, 7. In a clip from “德鲁·巴里摩尔秀” released on Wednesday, the star spoke toAmerican Piealum Jason Biggs about how she won’t hide anything about herself from her children.

比格斯, 43, shares sons Lazlo, 4, and Sid, 7, with wife Jenny Mollen.

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Drew Barrymore celebrates the launch of ‘The Drew Barrymore Show’ at The Empire State Building on September 14, 2020 在纽约市.

Drew Barrymore celebrates the launch of ‘The Drew Barrymore Show’ at The Empire State Building on September 14, 2020 在纽约市. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Empire State Realty Trust)

I have become this mother that is, 讽刺地, very chaste, very pillars-of-appropriateness, and I tell my daughters all the time, 我很像, ‘Truth is, you’re gonna find out that I wasn’t always like that, and you’re gonna be uber confused!'” Barrymore explained.

‘But what I need you to remember when you see pictures of me or my wild stuff, a lot of times we think of it in terms of art and expression, and I loved fashion and photography, and we made movies where we did either a scene or two,'” 她分享了.

I guess it’s tricky,” said Biggs. “就像是, what is the age? Because you don’t want them to discover it before you talk to them about it, necessarily.

Barrymore said she relies onhumorwhen it comes to having conversations with her daughters.

… You don’t know you’re gonna be a parent one day when you’re figuring it all out,” Barrymore reflected. “None of us are like, ‘One day this is gonna be cataloged.’ ….I never thought about it either. I was just living my life trying to figure out who I was.

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‘E.T.’ star Drew Barrymore poses for a photograph on June 8, 1982 在纽约市.

‘E.T.’ star Drew Barrymore poses for a photograph on June 8, 1982 在纽约市. (Photo by Yvonne Hemsey/Getty Images)

在...的年龄 7, Barrymore soared to fame after her breakout role in Steven Spielberg’s 1982 电影 “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.

早在 2018, Netflix的 “Norm Macdonald Has a Showaired an episode featuring Barrymore where she was asked by host Norm Macdonald if she missed cocaine.

“没有. 哦, 上帝. It’s been a very long time, but no,” replied Barrymore, who has previously talked about her addiction, which started when the actress was 12 岁, 人物杂志 当时报告.

她补充说: “Nothing would make me have a panic attack and seem like a bigger nightmare.

Barrymore also went on to say that shenever did hallucinogenics,” 说明 “that’s like a water bucket being thrown in your face but for hours.

Drew Barrymore is a single mom to two daughters.

Drew Barrymore is a single mom to two daughters. (盖蒂图片社)

I drink, I enjoy my life and get out of my own head,” Barrymore continued. “It’s not that I’m this militant person of clarity and presence but [可卡因] literally seems like my worst nightmare right now.

Looking back at her time as a child star, Barrymore said it waslike a recipe for disaster.

You know what’s exciting? I got my st over with at, 喜欢, 14,” Barrymore admitted. “喜欢, midlife crisis, institutionalized, blacklisted, no family. Got it done. And then got into the cycle of being my own parent.

Despite her troubled past, Barrymore has gone on to star in films likeThe Wedding Singerand ’50 First Datesplaying big-hearted characters who were impossible to root against. She also produced and starred in the Netflix seriesSanta Clarita Diet.

福克斯新闻’ Mariah Haas and The Associated Press contributed to this report.