Drew Barrymore offers complex insights into her relationship with her mother, Jaid Barrymore.
a new Vulture Barrymore, 48, said in his profile published Monday that he would “never care” about his mother decades after he won his salvation from 14-year-old Jaid and his father, John Drew Barrymore.
“All their mothers are gone and I don’t have one,” Barrymore said, referring to his New York City neighbors. “And me, Well, I don’t have that luxury. 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.”
“I actually want him to be happy, thriving and healthy,” added the actress and talk show host of his mother. Vulture He reported in his story that Drew still supports Jaid financially. “But even though he’s on this planet, I have to grow up.”
During the interview, Barrymore quickly gave up on the idea of wishing her mother negativity. “I dared to say that and I didn’t feel well,” he told the exit. “I care. I will never care. I don’t know if I know how to fully protect, seal, not feel, build the wall.
Barrymore later sent a message to the news outlet’s reporter about her relationship with Jaid, writing, “I texted my mom for her birthday and she told me she loved me and was proud of me. I don’t care how old you are. or how big your mission is.”
“When your mom tells you she loves you, you go back to being little,” she added. “And the fact that he loves me for my truth and honesty is the best time I’ve heard him say that.”
The actor told Vulture that she texted her mother and wrote a Mother’s Day blog post in May to work on her relationship with Jaid.
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“I was really excited to be able to tell you that I did some serious work and felt different. I forgive my mother. Referring to his father, who died in 2004, he said, “I forgive my father. I’ve never forgiven myself, but I want to and I’m ready to do it.”
Like Vulture It was noted that Barrymore made references to his mother. The Drew Barrymore Show In recent months, most notably, she and Brooke Shields have discussed both of their mothers’ behaviors as they manage their daughter’s careers as child actors.
In that episode, Barrymore recalled “going out with my boyfriends” among other actions that Jaid described as “acting”.[ing] So it’s totally inappropriate.”
In December, Barrymore told PEOPLE he would “always support” Jaid.
At that time he said, “I can’t turn my back on the person who gave me my life. I can’t.” “It hurt me terribly. I would find it very cruel. But there are times when I realize that our chemistry and behavior will stir up a feeling in me that I have to say, ‘Okay, I need to take a break again.'”
The actor added that at the time he and Jaid had “created a lot of boundaries” and “made many pauses in our lives,” which he said grew more comfortable as they got older.
“As time goes on and we get older, comes less guilt and corrosive toxic shame, and with it absolute discomfort,” he told PEOPLE. “‘Oh my God, I’m going to be 48 years old, when will that guilty little girl who is still so upset that I don’t have this wonderful nuclear relationship with my parents going to be okay, when will this be okay?’ “