Actress Drew Barrymore recently revealed the challenges she faced during her tumultuous childhood and her ongoing struggle for personal growth while her mother is still alive, Your Content has learned.
Barrymore shared that her mother, Jaid, exposed her to drugs and alcohol at a young age, leading to a troubled upbringing.
In an interview with New York magazine, the 48-year-old actress expressed her candid thoughts, admitting that she had wished her mother wasn’t around, even though she regrets those sentiments.
Despite their troubled past, Barrymore emphasized that she still cares about her mother.
She also discussed her father’s absence and the experience of being sent to a psychiatric institution at the age of 13.
While Barrymore chooses not to dwell on her past, she acknowledged the need for more empathy towards her younger self and reflected on the lessons learned from her challenging experiences, according to DailyMail.