10 Things You Didn’t Know About Drew Barrymore
This multitalented star is full of surprises.
-Kathryn H. Cusimano
From child star to wild child to movie mogul, Drew Barrymore has done it all. Part of an American acting dynasty, she was a star at the age of 6 and was in and out of rehab before her 13th birthday. But unlike a lot of child stars, she pulled herself out of the spiral of addiction, legally emancipated herself from her parents at 15 and struck out on her own. She’s achieved a near-impossible feat: a 30-year career that’s only getting stronger. Her production company, Flower Films, has taken in roughly $900 million from the 10 hit films she has produced. Now she’s adding director to her resume, with her girl-power film Whip It! We’ve dug up a few facts you didn’t know about America’s Sweetheart, but beware – you’ll fall more in love with her than ever before. After all, who wouldn’t want Drew to be their best friend?