Drew Barrymore has played a number of roles in her acting career, but admits that it was challenging when she used the method of acting for a character. during an interview with Dax Shepard chair specialist podcast, Barrymore confessed, “I officially lost my mind” when channeling her gray garden‘ Character.
Drew Barrymore says she’s always committed to her acting roles
Barrymore may have withdrawn from acting, but she has enjoyed a career in which she has played many different characters over the years. During the September 27 episode chair specialist, Shepard sheds some light on looking at Barrymore’s commitment to a character.
Barrymore said, “I do my homework” with projects, sharing, “I’ve always worked that way too. I never did anything small at work.”
Shepard remembered when Barrymore worked with his wife Kristen Bell on a film called great miracle. “I was shocked – I can give a personal anecdote about this – my wife and you did a movie together in Alaska and I came a few times. And you were typing on the typewriter in your hotel room because the movie 80 And I literally said to Kristen, ‘If nothing else, I don’t know what it will do for her, but God bless her…’
He continued, “Because you were 38 at the time. The fact that you were still working, I was like, ‘This girl has a backbone, some sort of work ethic.’”
Barrymore explained how acting was too challenging for 1 character
Barrymore acknowledged that acting can have its disadvantages. “When I did a film called gray garden, I think I’ve officially lost my mind. I got into this woman’s madness,” she explained. “I don’t talk to anyone, I don’t watch TV, I don’t drive a car, I don’t listen to the radio. I read what he read.”
He said, “I had the same avocado green IBM Selectrik” [typewriter] And that thing is not light… and I will just write the manifesto. I was like Ted Kaczynski as Eddie Beale gray garden“
Barrymore admitted that after having children, she needed a break from acting. “And I think that’s why, because I’m such an all-or-nothing person, that when I had kids, I was like, ‘I don’t know how to do this thing, not that way,’ and I don’t. I want to be in someone else’s shoes on my typewriter,” she explained.
The actor shared how he felt that he needed a break to focus on being a parent. “My kids need me and I don’t know how to do it any other way. I’ve never done it any other way, so s**t, I have to stop,” Barrymore said. “And I did for several years and then I realized I needed to work to support myself and it was healthy for me to have outlets… I needed to find balance and I did.”
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