Drew Barrymore is dissatisfied with a recent series of reports claiming that he wishes his mother dead, and he’s not going to let it slip quietly.
“To all the tabloids out there, you’ve been ruining my life since I was 13,” Barrymore said in an Instagram video. “I wish my mother was dead, but I didn’t say it. my mouth.”
The reports stem from this week’s profile. VultureBarrymore discussing his complicated relationship with his mother, Jaid.
At one point, she said, “All their mothers are gone and I don’t have one.” “And I don’t have that luxury either. But I can’t wait. I don’t want to live in a situation where I wish someone would leave sooner than they should in order to grow up. In fact, I want him to be happy, prosperous and healthy. But even though he is on this planet, I have to grow up.
Journalist E. Alex Jung states in his profile that an hour after he made the comment, Barrymore seemed to regret his words. “I dared say that and I didn’t feel well,” she told him. “I care. I will never care. I don’t know if I know how to fully protect, seal, not feel, build the wall.
Shortly after the profile was posted, various news sites began to piece together Barrymore’s comments with varying degrees of subtlety. daily mail While writing the words “Drew Barrymore admits he wishes his mother was DEAD” (emphasis theirs) in their caption, Page Six “Drew Barrymore admits he wishes his mother Jaid were dead: ‘I can’t wait’.”
On Monday, Barrymore didn’t hold back his feelings. “I’ve been vulnerable and trying to understand a very difficult, painful relationship while admitting that it’s hard to do when a parent is alive,” she said in her Instagram video, “and those of us who have to figure this out can’t wait for real time, because they can’t wait. Not because the parent is dead.”
Barrymore, don’t say, “Don’t twist my words or wish my mom was dead.” “I never said that. In fact, I keep saying that I wish I never had to live an existence that I would wish for someone. Because it’s sick.”
Barrymore has talked about his family background (including his relationship with his mother) before. In 2015, before the publication of his memoir wild flowerspoke to Barrymore Guard about his liberation from his mother at the age of 14 after 18 months in the hospital where he was treated for alcohol and drug addiction. As described in the piece, Barrymore began accompanying her mother to Studio 54 at the age of nine – “here she met drugs and was encouraged to dance with famous young men.”
Talking about the time he spent in the hospital before his liberation, Barrymore said, “It was a very important thing for me to experience. He was very humble, very quiet. Maybe it was necessary because I came out of there a more respectful person. And my parents didn’t teach me that and life didn’t teach me that. I appeared in a very different way…but I was still me.