Drew Barrymore appeared to be on a mission to demonstrate her musical prowess this 7 days soon after Hugh Grant implied she wanted a little bit of a complex help with her singing.
In a Wired movie job interview posted to YouTube on Monday, Grant recalled his practical experience doing the job on the 2007 passionate comedy “Music and Lyrics,” which also starred Barrymore. When requested if he did his individual singing in the film, the actor said it was certainly his real voice, albeit “auto-tuned outside of belief.”
As much as his co-star’s vocals were being anxious, on the other hand, Grant did not hold again — hinting that her performances have been manipulated even even further.
“Drew Barrymore was in that film with me, and I do not imagine she’d intellect me stating her singing is just horrendous,” he said with a snicker. “I’ve read puppies bark superior than she sings.”
On Thursday, Barrymore responded to Grant’s tongue-in-cheek criticism with an Instagram video clip of herself warbling “Way Back again Into Love” — a tune from the “Music and Lyrics” soundtrack — into a hairbrush.
“Oh, Hugh-bert, Hubert, which is for you,” she snarks at the end of the clip, utilizing a nickname she’s applied for Grant in the earlier.
Directed by Marc Lawrence, “Music and Lyrics” stars Grant as Alex Fletcher, a former boy band member who hopes to reinvigorate his waning vocation by teaming up with aspiring lyricist Sophie Fisher (Barrymore) to create a music for a fashionable pop star, Cora Corman (Haley Bennett).
Regardless of combined critiques, the film was a box-business strike, raking in almost $146 million throughout the world.
Questionable singing talents apart, Barrymore and Grant have remained welcoming in the several years because the film’s launch. In an interview on “The Drew Barrymore Show” in 2021, the two shared their mutual admiration for each other’s work.
“I like to dislike the films I’ve been in, and I do detest some of them,” Grant claimed on the converse clearly show. “But ‘Music and Lyrics,’ it is difficult to hate. We’re so fantastic in it, and so charming.”
Additional Barrymore: “If you feel I’m good in it, that usually means a good deal to me, due to the fact I have the deepest regard for you. Over and above your appeal and your heart, your talent … is just unparalleled.”
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