Drew Barrymore gets emotional revealing her struggles of dating again with two daughters in the house!
How hard is it to date when a single parent has kids from previous relationship? Ask Drew Barrymore who has experienced it. Drew revealed on her The Drew Barrymore show that she has found it extremely difficult to date again with kids around. She has been struggling and the memory of her struggles made her tear up on her show. A glimpse of this show was played on CBS Mornings recently.
Drew Barrymore tearful about inability to date with kids
Drew Barrymore has two children. On CBS Mornings recently, a clip was shown of her show The Drew Barrymore show. In it, she talks about how as a single parent to two kids she finds it hard to date. She told actor Bobby Berk with voice choking and tears in her eyes:
“I don’t know how to date with kids. I’m not there yet. I have two young girls and I’m like…I don’t want to bring people home,”
Daily Mail UK reports that Drew further added:
“I think it would take me a very long time to meet someone and get to know them before I could even ever introduce them to my daughters,”
Additionally, Drew revealed that she has been single since the past 6 years after her divorce from her ex-husband, Will Kopelman. She has come back into the dating pool only in the last two years. But the dating has been only occasional.
The reason for Drew’s emotional state on her show
After the video clip cum trailer of Drew’s show was shown on CBS Mornings, the show’s host Gayle King asked Drew to tell him the reason of her emotional state while talking about dating as a single parent and its hardships. Drew explained that she has been single for a long time and on the other hand, her ex-husband Will has remarried and is in a happy space with his new wife, Allie. She said:
“I never said out loud that I don’t know how to date with kids,”
“My kids’ dad is happily remarried with the most wonderful woman in the world, Allie. My children have this extraordinary stepmom. And our processes have been different, and their side of the street is so functional, and whole, and happening. And I think I’ve been on the sidelines in a beautiful honoring purgatory.”
Drew and her past relationships
Actress Drew had three marriages but all ended in failures and divorces. The American actress, Drew, 46 also had unsuccessful relationships and engagements. In 1991, she was first dating Leland Hayward’s grandson, Leland. He proposed to her and she said yes. But the engagement was called off after a few months. After that, she and her boyfriend, actor cum singer Jamie Walters engaged in 1992. But in 1993, it was over. Drew went on to marry Welsh-born Los Angeles bar owner, Jeremy Thomas. The wedding took place on 20 March 1994. But two months later came the divorce.
In late 1994, she began dating Eric Erlandson, guitarist of Hole. His girlfriend, Kristen Pfaff had died in June 1994. But it ended in a split. Comedian Tom Green was her next boyfriend in 1999. They engaged in July 2000 and after a year exchanged wedding vows. But Tom ended this relationship in December 2001. The two were legally free in 10 months.
In 2002, she met drummer of The Strokes, Fabrizio Moretti and started a relationship with him. After 4 years in January 2007, they broke up. Justin Long was her next man but split again came in July 2008. In the early months of 2011, she was with art consultant, Will Kopelman. His father was Chanel CEO, Arie. They engaged in January 2012. On 2 June the same year they wed in Montecito in California. Daughter Olive arrived in 2012 and second child daughter Frankie was born in 2014. On 2 April 2016, they announced their separation. On 3 August the same year they got divorced.
Drew had mentioned earlier that she had bisexual inclinations. She said:
“I love a woman’s body. I think a woman and a woman together are beautiful, just as a man and a woman together are beautiful. Being with a woman is like exploring your own body, but through someone else.”
Short bio on Drew Barrymore
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