Drew Barrymore has defended her former co-star Hugh Grant amid controversy over whether or not he was impolite to mannequin Ashley Graham on the Oscars pink carpet.
A video of Ashley interviewing Hugh at Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony went viral earlier this week, with some folks decrying his curt responses and potential eye roll.
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Hugh additionally had loads of defenders. Some discovered his lack of enthusiasm for small speak downright relatable. Others prompt the backlash was a results of cultural variations between the USA and the UK, with The Washington Submit asking, “Is Hugh Grant impolite or simply British?”
Drew, who appeared alongside Hugh in 2007′s Music and Lyrics, had her personal interpretation: The actor was merely being his “grumpy” self.
“There’s this factor going round with him and Ashley Graham on the pink carpet. Persons are like, ‘Oh, he’s such a curmudgeon, and she or he’s so thrown,’” the speak present host mentioned on Friday’s episode of her Drew Barrymore Present.
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She continued: “I’m like, no, that’s Hugh Grant. You assume you’re getting this charming film star, and what you actually get is grumpy Hugh. And then you definately fall in love with grumpy Hugh.”
The By no means Been Kissed actor introduced up the pink carpet hubbub whereas she was discussing one other grumpy Hugh-related topic: his latest description of her singing voice as “horrendous.”
On her present, Drew laughed off his obvious brusqueness. “If you realize Hugh, that’s his method of loving you,” she mentioned.
Her opinion of Hugh appears to be a lot larger than he had as soon as guessed, maybe cheekily, again in 2009. When Elle journal requested him to briefly discuss a number of the stars he’s labored with, he had mentioned of Drew: “Made her cry. Gorgeous film-star face. Hates me.”