Drew Barrymore Defends Hugh Grant After His Polarizing Ashley Graham Interview
Drew Barrymore defended her former co-star Hugh Grant on Friday amid controversy over whether or not he was impolite to mannequin Ashley Graham on the Oscars purple carpet.
A video of Graham interviewing Grant at Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony went viral earlier this week, with some individuals decrying Grant’s curt responses and attainable eye roll.
Grant additionally had loads of defenders. Some discovered his lack of enthusiasm for small discuss downright relatable. Others steered the backlash was a results of cultural differences between the US and the UK, with The Washington Put up asking, “Is Hugh Grant rude or just British?”
Barrymore, who appeared alongside Grant in 2007′s “Music and Lyrics,” had her personal interpretation: The actor was merely being his “grumpy” self.
“There’s this thing going around with him and Ashley Graham on the red carpet. People are like, ‘Oh, he’s such a curmudgeon, and she’s so thrown,’” the discuss present host said on Friday’s episode of her “Drew Barrymore Show.”
She continued: “I’m like, no, that is Hugh Grant. 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.”
The “Never Been Kissed” actor introduced up the purple carpet hubbub whereas she was discussing one other grumpy Grant-related topic: his latest description of Barrymore’s singing voice as “horrendous.”
On her present, Barrymore laughed off his obvious brusqueness. “If you know Hugh, that is his way of loving you,” she stated.
Her opinion of Grant appears to be a lot greater than he had as soon as guessed, maybe cheekily, again in 2009. When Elle journal requested him to briefly discuss a number of the stars he’s labored with, he had stated of Barrymore: “Made her cry. Stunning film-star face. Hates me.”