Drew Barrymore: 'I Felt Like The Biggest Failure After Divorce'

In her first talk-show interview, the actress opens up about her separation and how she's moving forward

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During the premiere of Chelsea Handler's new Netflix program, Drew Barrymore, co-writer of probably the most poetic celebrity divorce statement ever, opened up about how she felt separating from Will Kopelman. 

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"When you break up with somebody, you're like, 'Yeah, that didn't work,'" she said in her first talk-show interview since the split. "But when you get divorced, you're like, 'I'm the biggest failure. This is the biggest failure. It's so shameful and hard to actually go through that, even privately."

But, as she wrote in the original announcement, Barrymore eventually did "start to find grace in the idea that life goes on" with the help of her friends and family. 

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"There has been this really nice feeling of something very fluid and positive and the opposite of how I felt inside," she said. "Everyone has just been so cool and chill and nice about everything that it quelled my own fears and demons about how we sort of have to go through things in life."

Originally from Marie Claire US

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