Drew Barrymore is one incredibly resilient woman. Not only has the actress survived alcoholism and drug addiction that started when she was around the tender age of 10, she has also survived a bumpy childhood. She was legally emancipated at 15, and there were numerous Hollywood pitfalls that she fell in since she became a superstar at the age of 6. She has done all this while maintaining her career.
Now, at the age of 38, she is living the life she always dreamed of. She is married to Will Kopelman, has a young daughter and another on the way, and has become very close with his extended family. Through this, she tells Marie Claire, she has really discovered just how sad and deprived her own childhood was.
It's not a happy story. But it has a happy ending. Sadly, Barrymore also said that she is simply unable to have a relationship with her mother Jaid. She says: