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Head Writers Tell Barrymore They Won't Return to Show

The three turned down show's offers after host announced relaunch, then reversed

(Newser) - Now that the Writers Guild is no longer on strike, the Drew Barrymore Show is returning to the air next week. But the show will go on without its three head writers, Variety reports. Chelsea White, Cristina Kinon, and Liz Koe turned down offers to go back to work, after...

Barrymore Show Won't Resume During Strikes After All
Barrymore Announces
Show's Return Date

Barrymore Announces Show's Return Date

She faced backlash after she tried to relaunch talk show while writers were on strike

(Newser) - Hollywood writers are back at work—and the Drew Barrymore Show is returning, this time probably without people picketing outside while it is taping. The show announced in an Instagram post Wednesday that its new season will kick off on Monday, Oct. 16. Barrymore faced a backlash last month when...

Bill Maher's Show Is Returning Without Writers
Bill Maher
Won't Return
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Bill Maher Won't Return Amid Strike After All

HBO host cites possible progress in talks, will wait to see what happens

(Newser) - Bill Maher is following the lead of Drew Barrymore —he has scrapped plans to resume his HBO talk show amid the Hollywood writers' strike, per the Hollywood Reporter . Maher cited apparent progress in negotiations. "My decision to return to work was made when it seemed nothing was happening...

Teary Barrymore Explains Filming During Strike
Scrubs Apology
From Instagram

Barrymore Scrubs Apology From Instagram

TV host saw backlash after tearful video on writers strike

(Newser) - Drew Barrymore's emotional apology video, in which she tried to explain why she'd resumed production on her TV show while writers are on strike, is no more. Variety reports the 48-year-old actor scrubbed her mea culpa just hours after posting it Friday, after backlash from fellow actors, including...

Drew Barrymore Dropped by Hosting Gig Amid Brouhaha

National Book Awards drops her as host

(Newser) - Drew Barrymore was already getting a lot of online flak for resuming her talk show amid the Hollywood strikes , followed by show staffers kicking out two audience members who were wearing WGA pins at the first taping, but now there's some tangible fallout: The National Book Awards has rescinded...

Wearing WGA Pins, 2 Get Kicked Out of Barrymore Taping

Rep says Barrymore herself didn't know anything about it

(Newser) - Two would-be audience members at Monday's controversial taping of The Drew Barrymore Show were kicked out because they were wearing WGA pins. Dominic Turiczek and Cassidy Carter, students in New York City, didn't realize the Hollywood strike was going on when they scored free tickets to the show,...

Alleged Drew Barrymore Stalker Went House-to-House

Chad Busto also allegedly rushed stage at NYC event

(Newser) - A man who allegedly went house-to-house in Drew Barrymore's Long Island neighborhood looking for the star's home has been charged with fourth-degree stalking. Police in Southampton say Chad Michael Busto, 43, was arrested just before midnight Thursday, the day after area residents reported him and he was briefly...

Amid Strike, It Was a Strange MTV Awards

Pre-taped event looked a little different with no host, a lot of recycled live clips

(Newser) - A host-less, pre-taped and muted MTV Movie & TV Awards on Sunday became the first big awards show to air during the screenwriters' strike, offering a commercial-heavy broadcast featuring lots of past recycled live clips, the AP reports. Scream VI won the trophy for best movie, holding back competition from...

Drew Barrymore Bails on MTV Awards Show, Honoring Strike

She promises network she will return next year

(Newser) - It's one of the first tangible effects of note from the new Hollywood writers' strike : Drew Barrymore said Thursday she will no longer host this weekend's MTV Movie & TV Awards as planned, reports Variety . Sunday night's show will instead go hostless, and it won't feature...

Drew Barrymore Has Forgiven Mom for Institutionalizing Her

She was placed in 'full psychiatric ward' at 13

(Newser) - Drew Barrymore opened up about her troubled teen years in an interview with Howard Stern on Monday, her 46th birthday. The former child star, who was legally emancipated at 14, described being placed in a "full psychiatric ward" when she was 13. "I was in a place for...

Sharon Stone Isn't Pleased With Dating Pool

'I'm done,' she says, adding that she doesn't 'need another kid'

(Newser) - Last year, Sharon Stone joined the dating app Bumble, only to have her profiled blocked because everyone assumed it was fake. That apparently won't happen again, on Bumble or elsewhere. "I'm done dating," the 62-year-old actress said on the Drew Barrymore Show, per CNN . "I'...

A Familiar Face Joins Ranks of Talk Show Hosts

Drew Barrymore's daytime show begins Monday

(Newser) - Drew Barrymore has made countless talk show appearances over the years, beginning about four decades ago after the fame of ET, notes the Washington Post . On Monday, she made another, with a big twist: She's the host. The Drew Barrymore Show, a daytime talk show, is debuting at different...

EgyptAir: Sorry for Barrymore 'Misunderstanding'

Magazine says much-mocked interview 'with great artist' is real, but a lot got lost in translation

(Newser) - EgyptAir's in-flight magazine is apologizing "for any misunderstanding" resulting from its much-ridiculed interview with Drew Barrymore, which it maintains happened despite claims that quotes were taken from a press conference. Horus publisher Ahram Advertising Agency says Barrymore agreed to the interview with Aida Takla O'Reilly "not...

'Surreal' Drew Barrymore Article Catches Internet's Eye

Journalist spotted bizarre, typo-ridden 'interview' on the actress in an EgyptAir in-flight magazine

(Newser) - Journalist Adam Baron was on an EgyptAir flight earlier this week when his reading material caught his eye—and raised his eyebrows. "This interview with Drew Barrymore in the Egypt Air in flight magazine is, umm, surreal," he tweeted . That supposed Horus interview, which Baron posted photos of...

Drew Barrymore Divorcing: What Went Wrong?

Sources say disagreement over where to live played a role

(Newser) - It's over for Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman, just two months shy of their fourth wedding anniversary. The couple confirmed the split in a statement to People over the weekend: "Sadly our family is separating legally, although we do not feel this takes away from us being a...

5 Celebs Who've Struggled With Mental Health

And what they had to say about it

(Newser) - Drew Barrymore has been opening up about mental health issues recently, first revealing she struggled with postpartum depression after the birth of her second child, then later talking about her childhood, during which she was "institutionalized" at a hospital for the mentally ill at age 13. The Chive rounds...

Drew Barrymore: My Mom Institutionalized Me at 13

But hospitalization was a good thing, she says

(Newser) - Drew Barrymore opens up about her troubled childhood in a candid new interview with the Guardian , from her first days as a "party girl" at age eight to her time at age nine at Studio 54 with her mom, doing drugs and dancing with men, to her first stint...

2 Big Celebs Reveal Postpartum Issues

Carrie Underwood, Drew Barrymore talk motherhood

(Newser) - Carrie Underwood is pure poise on the red carpet, onstage, and on TV—but she's finding it hard to strike a balance these days, she says. "I think mom guilt is rampant in my life," says Underwood, whose son Isaiah was born in February. "I am...

5 Celebrity Wines That Are Actually Kinda Good

And 3 more that are pretty bad

(Newser) - The staff over at E! Online has offered up a pretty amusing taste test of 15 celebrity wines. Here are five that were reviewed pretty well—plus, just for fun, three that most definitely were not:
  • Drew Barrymore's Pinot Grigio: "I would actually buy this and make her

5 Female Celebs With Their Own Businesses

Including lines exclusively sold at Target, Walmart

(Newser) - Business ownership is the latest must-have among women on the A-list. Five female celebs who are cashing in on their star power:
  • Halle Berry, Scandale Paris : The Oscar winner's line of $7 panties and $18 bras went on sale at Target stores in October. It's doing well, and

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