Drew Barrymore is standing by her good friend Hugh Grant.
After the British actor was extremely criticized for his viral interview with mannequin Ashley Graham, Barrymore is defending her “Music and Lyrics” co-star.
“If you understand Hugh, that’s his method of loving you,” Barrymore defined throughout her speak present, “The Drew Barrymore Present.”
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“Individuals are like, ‘Oh, he is such a curmudgeon and she or he’s so thrown.’ I am like, ‘no, that’s Hugh Grant. You assume you are getting this charming film star and what you actually get is grumpy Hugh. And then you definately fall in love with grumpy Hugh.'”
Barrymore suggested others to not take Grant’s cheeky remarks too personally and instructed he’s being humorous along with his responses.
“When he says that, I am telling you, he’s being completely humorous. He does not imply one adverse factor about it. The individual that Ashley Graham met on that carpet is the true Hugh,” Barrymore continued.
The “Charlie’s Angels” alum admitted that in her first change with Grant, it took a while to heat as much as his traits, as she continued to insist his feedback had been innocent.
“Most likely like Ashley Graham on the carpet, like, ‘who am I coping with?’ After which I used to be like, ‘oh, no, I really like you. I need to love you. You are not letting me love you,'” Barrymore remarked.
“As I acquired to know him, I used to be like ‘I do love you. I really like you for the true you.’ He’s a hilarious, good human being.”
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The 48-year-old actress’ feedback come on the heels of Grant’s awkward interview with Graham on the Oscars purple carpet.
All through the brief red-carpet interview, Grant gave temporary solutions.
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When she tried to ask if he was excited to see a particular individual win an award, he mentioned, “Nobody specifically,” and when she requested the age-old occasion query of “What are you carrying?”, he simply responded with “My swimsuit.”
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Graham talked about his look within the standard movie “Inexperienced Onion,” and he advised her “I am barely in it, I am in it for like three seconds.” In an try to hold the interview going, she requested if he nonetheless had enjoyable with the expertise, to which he mentioned, “Nearly.”
Viewers rapidly took to Twitter to criticize his demeanor throughout the interview.
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“Is Hugh Grant simply an boastful d— on a regular basis?” requested one commenter. “He was so impolite to Ashley Graham on the purple carpet, full with an eye fixed roll. Perhaps he ought to keep dwelling if he is too good for his business of alternative.”
Fox Information Digital’s Elizabeth Stanton contributed to this report.