Drew Barrymore Has Financially Supported Her Mother Since Emancipation
Huffington Post - over 2 years
Drew Barrymore's life has had many chapters. The descendant of one of Hollywood's royal families, Barrymore phoned home with "E.T." when she was just 7 years old, catapulting the young actress to stardom. What followed was a period of intense substance abuse and rebellion, which the actress documented in her 1991 memoir "Little Girl Lost." The "Charlie's Angels" star has picked up the pen again and on Tuesday released "Wildflower," a collection of essays that give readers a window into Barrymore's highs and lows, including her complicated relationship with mom Jaid Barrymore. At the age of 15, after a very public legal battle, Barrymore was granted emancipation from her mother, who she rarely speaks to, but continues to support financially. "I still support her -- I must know that she is taken care of or I simply cannot function," Barrymore writes in "Wildflower," according to Vulture. "I am grateful to this woman for bringing me into this world, and it would crush ...
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