Drew Barrymore Online
Ali   April 30, 2014 Articles, Magazines

Drew is featured on the cover of the June issue of Red Magazine.

There’s something eternally likeable about Drew Barrymore. She can’t cook, isn’t keen on her arms and finds her daughter’s toddler-meltdowns funny. Here she talks to Sarah Kennedy about being a hands-on mum and the importance of ambition.

‘I am so ready to not be pregnant now,’ confesses Drew Barrymore with a rueful grin. As she chats to Red, baby number two is imminent, but California girl Barrymore certainly looks none the worse for being in chilly New York City. She seems to glow with health, although she admits her body is craving the warmth of LA.

‘I’ve been here for a month now, so I’m all out of whack,’ she says. ‘I am not feeling the greatest but, hey, it’s all good.’ She gives a big shrug and smiles sunnily.

On the day we meet, Barrymore’s daughter Olive is at home with her dad, actor and art consultant Will Kopelman. After a long friendship, the Barrymore-Kopelmans married in 2012 and are currently staying with his New York-based parents. Although rumours are swirling around the Big Apple that the couple have just bought a Park Avenue apartment, California is still home. The new baby – another girl – will probably be born there and Barrymore’s obviously excited about the prospect of adding to her brood.

‘I am loving being a mom,’ she grins. ‘Olive is a year and a half now so, when the new baby comes, they will be close together in age. I think, just get it done – it will be awesome!’

Wearing black skinny jeans, an oversized Breton-striped sweatshirt and Rag & Bone ankle boots, Barrymore, 39, looks like many other Red mums. One of your friends, in fact. That is, if one of your friends happened to be a Hollywood star, film producer, director, bestselling author, beauty entrepreneur and philanthropist. And she’s showing no sign of slowing down.

Read the full Drew Barrymore interview in the June issue, on sale 1st May 2014.

Ali   April 22, 2014 Family

A giant congratulations to Drew & Will on the arrival of their daughter Frankie Barrymore Kopelman! People.com shared the news on their website!

Drew Barrymore‘s own heart just got a little bigger: her baby girl is here!

The actress and star of the upcoming comedy, Blended, 39, and her husband, art advisor Will Kopelman, 36, welcomed their second child on Tuesday, April 22, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

“Happy to announce that today we are the proud parents of our second daughter, Frankie Barrymore Kopelman,” the couple tell PEOPLE in a statement. “Olive has a new little sister, and everyone is healthy and happy!”

After keeping much of her pregnancy with their firstborn, now 19 months, under wraps, Barrymore decided to take a different approach following her November announcement that she was expecting a second child.

“Last time I never commented on it and people just stalked me the entire time. So yes, it’s happening, it’s true. I tried to keep it a secret for as long as possible,” the Find It in Everything author told PEOPLE.

The mom-to-be — who confirmed in December that she was expecting another girl — stayed true to her heart-themed style through much of the awards season, but insisted pregnancy wasn’t the time to strive for perfection.

“You’re not supposed to look perfect while you’re making babies. Making babies is the perfection,” she told Women’s Health.

Instead, Barrymore took the time to enjoy her experience and indulge in her cravings — even if that meant a little extra weight gain.

“I don’t ever pose, ‘I’m just so fabulous and I lose it like that.’ I want to enjoy the pasta right now! What’s 10 lbs.?” she told Ellen DeGeneres in January.

But perhaps most exciting? Adding another daughter to the family.

“I’m relieved I’m having another girl. I have everything I need. It’s all about hand-me-downs and room sharing and all that stuff,” she told PEOPLE in February. “I’m pretty psyched about that!”

Ali   April 11, 2014 Co-Stars, Interviews, Videos

This weekend is the MTV Movie awards and MTV talked with Adam & Drew about their Best Kiss Advice.

Perhaps she doesn’t know it, but Bella Thorne just worked in the company of MTV Movie Awards royalty.

Thorne, best known for playing CeCe Jones on Disney Channel’s “Shake It Up,” will soon be seen on the big-screen in “Blended,” the upcoming comedy about a bad blind date that blossoms into true romance. “Blended” stars Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, the winners of a combined total of eight Movie Awards statuettes, for their work in “The Wedding Singer” and “50 First Dates.”

It’s early days yet, but maybe — just maybe — some of that Movie Awards magic rubbed off on Thorne. If nothing else, the young actress has her sights set on a Movie Awards category she hopes to one day dominate.

“The Best Kiss award,” she told MTV’s Josh Horowitz with a big grin. “I love that one. It’s my favorite!”

Thorne even has her eye on one of this year’s Best Shirtless Performance nominees as her future kissing partner: “The Wolf of Wall Street” actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

“I love Leonardo DiCaprio,” she said. “When I meet him for the first time, I’m going to be like, ‘Oh, thank goodness we’ve finally met, because now I don’t have to plan the wedding alone!'”

That forward declaration aside, Thorne ought to start planning how to win the Best Kiss award now — and she doesn’t need to look any further for advice than Sandler and Barrymore, who previously scored a Best Kiss award of their own for their rain-soaked “50 First Dates” make-out moment.

“It does so much for the kiss,” Sandler said of how rainstorms affect smooch scenes. “It tightens up the body. You feel chilly. You’re cold. You’re tight. Your nipples are way out there.”

“Yeah,” Barrymore added, “mine too!”

Okay, that last part is a little, ah, out there. Otherwise, there you have it, Thorne: Leonardo DiCaprio, in the rain — a few years from now and that Golden Popcorn could be yours!

Start the summer movie season with the 2014 MTV Movie Awards, hosted by Conan O’Brien, Sunday, April 13 @ 9/8c! Get ready for the show with exclusive MTV Movie Awards Takeover movie previews. Then, during the 2014 Movie Awards show, watch our All-Access MTV Movie Awards Live Stream on MTV.com.

Watch their interview here:

Ali   April 6, 2014 Blended, Images

I have added the first stills from Blended to the gallery!

Gallery Links:
Drew Barrymore Online > Films > 2014 | Blended

Ali   April 6, 2014 Site

Thanks to the talent of my friend Claudia at Never Enough Design we have all new looks both here at the main site and also at the gallery! The themes are gorgeous!

Ali   April 5, 2014 Events, Images

Today Drew was in Los Angeles attending the 2nd Los Angeles Safe Kids Day. She read books to the children at the event!

Gallery Links:
Drew Barrymore Online > 2014 > April 5 | Safe Kids Day

Ali   April 4, 2014 Images, Photoshoots

Such a beautiful new photoshoot of Drew! I hope you love it. She looks so beautiful in any color!

Gallery Links:
Drew Barrymore Online > Outtakes > 2014 > 003

Ali   April 4, 2014 Articles

I love this article done by the Associated Press.

As a new mom, Drew Barrymore felt she might sacrifice her famous free-spirited nature for the safety of her 15-month-old daughter.

“I try to have a sense of humor about how… (much) you need to learn and tackle,” she said, “and how to remain fun-loving and not, like, uptight because there’s so much to care about and to learn about.”

Though becoming a parent is “the greatest thing I’ve ever done in my life,” Barrymore says it’s brought a new level of anxiety.

“I’ve never been so worried in my life about making sure that something I care about more than I’ve ever cared in my life is safe and intact,” she said.

That’s why the 39-year-old — who is expecting her second daughter with husband Will Kopelman any day now — is joining other famous families at Safe Kids Day, an educational playdate that raises funds and awareness of preventable childhood injuries. Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale, Mark Wahlberg, Piers Morgan, Kelsey Grammer and Ciara are among the celebrities expected at the Los Angeles event Saturday. A second Safe Kids Day is set for April 12 in New York.

Preventable injury is the No. 1 killer of children in the United States, said Kate Carr, president and chief executive of Safe Kids Worldwide, a nonprofit that aims to educate parents and caregivers about safe practices for infants and toddlers. The organization’s website offers tips to avoid common crib, car seat and household dangers.

Barrymore has become a student of such information, which she also collects from other moms and her pediatrician.

“I think the best thing to do in life, or certainly what I’ve done in my life, not really having a traditional family (background), is you find the enlightened people,” she said. “If you do your homework and really apply yourself… that’s a way to absolve the fears and get proactive.”

Arming herself with information allows her to be “free and fun-loving as a parent.” The actress, photographer and founder of Flower Films and Flower Beauty has also shifted her work priorities around her family.

“It used to be work first and now it’s life first,” she said. “So even though I’m doing a lot, there’s a lot of things that have slowed down. I don’t make that many movies anymore. I’m not really producing right now. And I’m trying to do jobs where I can work from home or be at home by dinnertime if I do have to go out to meetings. You just sort of change your life.”

Her latest products are also more family-friendly, like her upcoming film with Adam Sandler, “Blended,” and her recent photo book, “Find It in Everything,” which she dedicated to daughter Olive.

Barrymore is excited about Safe Kids Day, though an early arrival by her new baby could interrupt the festivities.

“I still have two weeks, but we’ll see,” she said. “It keeps it interesting!”

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