Is Drew Barrymore throwing shade at Kristen Wiig in her Allure interview?

Ooooh, GIRL DRAMA! Except it’s Drew Barrymore, so it’s not like full-on girl-drama. It’s Drew’s version of girl drama, which it is pretty breezy and hippie and “Whatever… bitch.” Drew covers the January issue of Allure (I have no idea what she’s promoting other than her marriage and baby), and in between her “I’ve changed now, this is the new Drew” speechifying, Drew name-checks Kristen Wiig. Keep in mind… Kristen Wiig and Drew are FRIENDS. Or they were friends. Kristen used to do a dead-on Drew impression on Saturday Night Live. Drew dated Fabrizio Moretti for years, and now he’s with Kristen. First, Drew says “She’s got me down” about Kristen’s impression and then, in reference to Kristen dating her ex, Drew says, “It all seems so wacky and incestuous, but that’s kind of how life works. It seems fitting that they would find each other. I was like, ‘Right, of course, that makes perfect sense.’” “Wacky and incestuous” is pretty rough language in Drew-speak. Here’s more from Drew’s Allure interview:

Drew Barrymore has come a long way from her turbulent days as a Hollywood wild child, but there are times she still feels like she’s just playing the part of a responsible adult. Appearing on the cover of January’s Allure magazine (on sale Dec. 20), the 37-year-old multi-talented A-lister says she can’t shake the little girl inside her, despite the fact that she now has a little girl of her own — not to mention a husband, her own production company, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

When Barrymore posed naked for Playboy in 1995, Steven Spielberg sent her a copy of the magazine. “His art department put clothes on me,” she recalled. He also gave her a quilt with a note attached: “Cover up.” “I was like, ‘Yeah, I know, I’m sorry.’” She laughed wryly. “It’s embarrassing to go through any rebellious stage in front of people that you love and respect, and yet I’m glad I did. I’m glad I lived such a full life before I settled down into a family, because I got to enjoy it and get it out of my system.”

“The mistakes, the potholes, the journeys, the bad patterns ­- all of it is so much clearer to me now…but I still don’t totally feel like a grown-up,” the Golden Globe-winning actress tells the mag. “Maybe I never will.”

Which is not to say she won’t continue to try to evolve and better herself.

“I will always commit,” she says of her approach to both personal and professional relationships. “I want to be that kind of mother. I’m that kind of friend. I’m that kind of producer. I do everything in this life-or-death way…The only thing I’ve tried to get better at is starting to believe maybe it’s not life or death. But the [level of] commitment hasn’t changed or wavered.”

If anything, it’s gotten even stronger. In June, the Big Miracle star pledged her devotion to art consultant Will Kopelman — son of former Chanel CEO Arie Kopelman and father to her 11-week-old daughter, Olive — when the two tied the knot in a Jewish ceremony at the actress’ Montecito, Calif., estate.

“I’m a Kopelman now. I have stationery that says ‘Drew Barrymore Kopelman,’” she gushes to Allure of life with her new husband.

The marriage is Barrymore’s third — she was previously wed to Welsh bar owner Jeremy Thomas in 1994 and comic Tom Green in 2001 — but it’s clear that she and her love of more than two years have something special.

“We have opposite experiences, but we’re not opposites,” the Grey Gardens actress says of her spouse, with whom she was first linked in 2010. “We’re both very particular and detail-oriented. We love art and music and adventures, and we laugh our asses off together. It makes me almost want to cry. He’s the father of my child, and I’m the mother of his child. I’m finally a part of a family, and it’s a miracle.”

“My first goal is to show [daughter Olive] E.T.—I cannot wait until she’s old enough—and then Ever After, because I want her to see that you can rescue yourself,” Barrymore said.

Prior to meeting Kopelman, Barrymore was in long-term relationships with her Going the Distance co-star Justin Long and Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti — who has since started dating the actress’ Whip It pal Kristen Wiig.

“It all seems so wacky and incestuous, but that’s kind of how life works,” the director tells Allure of how she feels about the Bridesmaids star breaking the so-called “girl code” and stepping out with her ex. “It seems fitting that they would find each other. I was like, ‘Right, of course, that makes perfect sense.’”

Barrymore doesn’t begrudge her friend any happiness, especially since she’s so happy herself. “I’m so lucky. It’s amazing!” she told Ellen DeGeneres recently of life with her new family. “I never take it for granted.”

[From Us Weekly & Allure]

Drew also talks about her body image and dieting, saying: “I don’t think I’ve ever had or will ever have that kind of body where it’s like, ‘Watch me now! I’m in a bikini!’ I cannot live a life where I’m deprived. I’d much rather be five, ten pounds heavier. With my luck, I’ll get myself to that perfect goal weight, and I’ll get hit by a bus. Then I’ll be like, Sh-t. I’ll be looking at myself from some afterlife, going, ‘You idiot. You could have had the agnolotti, dummy.’” And that’s Drew’s appeal, isn’t it? She’s “normal”. She seems like a girlfriend, someone you invite to the all-you-can-eat buffet. That is, until you start dating her ex?

Photos courtesy of Allure.

 

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54 Responses to “Is Drew Barrymore throwing shade at Kristen Wiig in her Allure interview?”

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  1. lori says:

    Is the blind about kristen wiig sleeping with Jon Hamm while making Bridesmaids true?

  2. Effy says:

    “Right, of course, that makes perfect sense.”
    Sounds like she saw it coming before it did.. or?

  3. Lulu says:

    Her remarks about her friend and her ex seem harmless and lighthearted enough. I LOL at her remarks about getting hit by a bus right after hitting her ideal weight and then regretting not having the agnolotti!

    She is really looking prettier than ever as her face matures, isn’t she? Drew forever!

  4. dcypher1 says:

    Kristen broke the bff code dont date ur bffs ex unless its okayed by the other ex ur bff.

  5. shelley says:

    who is wiig???
    i will have to google her photos to figure that out.
    Anyhoo i love how classy Drew is about her shade throwing.

  6. lem says:

    Well yea I’d throw shade if one of my friends started dating my ex. It’s a dick move.

  7. marie says:

    I love Drew, she seems like a cool chick and I don’t think she meant anything by what she said about Wiig. But if she did, I wouldn’t blame her, you never date a friends ex, it’s just not done..

  8. Minty says:

    I don’t think she was throwing shade. She was being humorous in a sardonic way.

    She seems more thoughtful and…mature. I like this interview. When I read it, I heard Drew saying the words with her unique way of talking.

  9. normades says:

    It sounds like she’s OK with it or is trying to be. She didn’t throw shade. It sounds like they asked an uncomfortable question (and that’s just tacky). I don’t think Drew is the one who brought it up.

  10. HadleyB says:

    Yawn. Another celeb gets married, has a kid and changes their mindset, grows up, has a moment, an epiphany, I am in love with my child, so happy to be married…blah blah .. um this usually happens to all of us ( yes I know the feelings are overwhelming but we all go through them ).. it’s not a stop the presses moment… maybe for her .. and no one cares.

    I think it’s shitty her friend is dating someone she used to for a while… you just don’t go there ..and I would be pissed/irritated if any of my GF’s started dating anyone I had a long term relationship with.

  11. RN says:

    I don’t get the sense that Drew is upset with Kristin at all. Rather, I see it that she (Drew) has moved on and recognizes that Kristin is a better fit for Fabrizio.

  12. lucy2 says:

    I don’t think she said anything bad. It is weird to date a friend’s ex, but it sounds like they’re all OK with it. Drew seems very happy, and I love her attitude.

  13. ella says:

    I think it was her way of saying “it might sound weird to other people, but I don’t mind”.

    When you’re happily married to another man and have had his baby, you shouldn’t care about who your ex dates. Anything else would be petty and selfish.

  14. anneesezz says:

    I didn’t get over my ex cheating until I fell in love again. If she’s still feeling something about who her ex is dating that says something about her current relationship and it’s not good. Her whole earth mother hippie thing is tired.

  15. Savanna says:

    I don’t know, I have friends who we could have an actual conversation and be like yeah it feels weird and almost incestuous in a weird way but whatevs! Who REALLY cares? That’s how I could see that going between me and one of my best girlfriends.

  16. Layale says:

    Since she set-up Justin Long and his wife, I think she’s being sincere and not mean. Just my opinion. I think she’s cool with it.

  17. momosays says:

    When I was at NYU about 5 years ago I ran into Drew once on 3rd ave and 13th Street, she was coming out of a bodega with a cup of coffee. I had that momentary thing of where do I know that person from and then realized oh shit thats drew barrymore! It was kind of disconcerting though because people always talk about how she has a “real” body but in real life she looked just as thin as models do in magazines. One other takeaway, her hair was beautiful- super shiny and healthy looking.

    • RN says:

      I was at Limelight in the 80s when she had her birthday party there (I think she was only 10 or 11?). I also saw her out years later when she was clearly coked out of her mind. I’m happy to see her alive and substance-free, because it sure didn’t look like she was going down that road at that time.

  18. Sweet Dee says:

    Ok, as a Kristen Wiig fangirl, I’m gonna have to defend Drew here.

    I don’t think she was throwing shade. Drew is pretty mature and laid-back and most importantly, super happy right now so my impression of the remark was that she was not even thinking about the guy and then she found out and probably got over it pretty quickly. It’s not at all like they’re best friends or hang out all the time, either (admittedly I follow Kristen pretty closely and I get the impression they’re casual work friends).

    I understand that some women get jelly over nothing, and some would be pissed at a friend for dating an ex under any circumstances, but many people are more mature. Drew seems so happy with new husband and baby, I just can’t see her finding time to hate on her about this. Believe it or not, in the real world most people don’t play into ex dramz like this in their thirties.

    Also, she looks gorge in these pics. Really, really beautiful spread.

  19. G says:

    That is so NOT shade. She could have called Kristen out on being a tramp and pondered of a possible d*ck shortage in Hollywood.

    Thats shade…

  20. Celt Lady says:

    Love Drew….she is proof that you can overcome a messed up childhood and crazy family, and not use it as an excuse for the rest of your life. She seems very together, and I am pretty certain that she has so much love in her life right now that she is not dwelling on the past or who is dating her ex. He is an ex for a reason.

  21. Mr. Stinky FishFace says:

    God I love Drew so much. She is seriously someone that just has that feel good vibe around her. She’s hands down my favorite actress and I won’t lie, I stole her name for my youngest daughter. Not really as a tribute, but because I think that Drew has turned into a great role model for young women today.

  22. Miss You Enclave24 says:

    Well I must be the only female in the world who could care less if one of my female friends dating my ex. They will either live happily ever after or I can do my world famous “I told ya so!” dance.

  23. Alicia says:

    I will be honest and say that I would feel extremely uncomfortable if any of my friends dated an ex of mine that I spent years with, it would be so akward! I wouldnt touch an ex of my girfriends with a sterilized 10 foot pole

  24. Carlotta Love says:

    I saw Drew at Teddy’s in 2007 and she was tiny!! She sometimes looks larger than most actresses by comparison, but she was very, very small in person.