The grumpy to her sunshine. Drew Barrymore came to Hugh Grant’s defense after the actor received negative backlash for his recent interview with Ashley Graham.
“People are like, ‘Oh, he’s such a curmudgeon and she’s so thrown.’ I’m like, ‘No, that is Hugh Grant,’” the Charlie’s Angels star, 48, stated on the Friday, March 17, episode of The Drew Barrymore Show. “You think you’re getting this charming movie star and what you really get is grumpy Hugh. And then, you fall in love with grumpy Hugh. When he says that, I’m telling you, he is being absolutely funny. He doesn’t mean one negative thing about it. The person that Ashley Graham met on that carpet is the real Hugh.”
Barrymore and Grant, 62, starred opposite each other in the 2007 rom-com Music and Lyrics. Though her cohost Ross Mathews noted that former costar called her a “horrendous” singer during a recent interview, Barrymore — who shares daughters Olive, 10, and Frankie, 8, with ex-husband