Drew Barrymore Defends Hugh Grant Following His Polarizing Ashley Graham Job interview

Drew Barrymore defended her previous co-star Hugh Grant on Friday amid controversy above whether he was impolite to design Ashley Graham on the Oscars purple carpet.

A movie of Graham interviewing Grant at Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony went viral previously this 7 days, with some people today decrying Grant’s curt responses and attainable eye roll.

Grant also experienced loads of defenders. Some observed his deficiency of enthusiasm for tiny speak downright relatable. Other individuals proposed the backlash was a end result of cultural distinctions involving the United States and the United Kingdom, with The Washington Submit inquiring, “Is Hugh Grant impolite or just British?”

Barrymore, who appeared together with Grant in 2007′s “Music and Lyrics,” had her personal interpretation: The actor was just getting his “grumpy” self.

Drew Barrymore, left, said Hugh Grant was simply being himself in an interview with Ashley Graham that many interpreted as rude.
Drew Barrymore, still left, reported Hugh Grant was merely becoming himself in an interview with Ashley Graham that a lot of interpreted as rude.

“There’s this issue going close to with him and Ashley Graham on the pink carpet. Individuals are like, ‘Oh, he’s these types of a curmudgeon, and she’s so thrown,’” the talk display host claimed on Friday’s episode of her “Drew Barrymore Present.”

She ongoing: “I’m like, no, that is Hugh Grant. You believe you’re receiving this charming motion picture star, and what you really get is grumpy Hugh. And then you slide in like with grumpy Hugh.”

The “Never Been Kissed” actor brought up the pink carpet hubbub while she was talking about yet another grumpy Grant-associated matter: his recent description of Barrymore’s singing voice as “horrendous.”

Barrymore and Grant pose at the after-party for the premiere of "Music and Lyrics" on Feb. 7, 2007, in Los Angeles.
Barrymore and Grant pose at the immediately after-bash for the premiere of “Songs and Lyrics” on Feb. 7, 2007, in Los Angeles.

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On her clearly show, Barrymore laughed off his evident brusqueness. “If you know Hugh, that is his way of loving you,” she reported.

Her viewpoint of Grant seems to be a lot increased than he had after guessed, most likely cheekily, back in 2009. When Elle magazine requested him to briefly communicate about some of the stars he’s worked with, he had explained of Barrymore: “Made her cry. Gorgeous film-star facial area. Hates me.”

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