Drew Barrymore has posted an emotional apology to the WGA over her decision to return to her daytime talk show amid the ongoing Hollywood strikes. “I believe there’s nothing I can do or say in this moment to make it OK,” Barrymore said on Friday afternoon, holding back tears in a video posted on Instagram. “I wanted to own a decision, so that it wasn’t a PR-protected situation, and I would just take full responsibility for my actions.” “I know there is just nothing I can do that will make this OK to those that it is not OK with,” Barrymore continued. “I fully accept that.
I fully understand that. There are so many reasons why this is so complex, and I just want everyone to know my intentions have never been in a place to upset or hurt anymore.
It’s not who I am. I’ve been through so many ups and downs in my life, and this is one of them.” “I deeply apologize to writers.
I deeply apologize to unions,” Barrymore said. “There’s a huge question of the why — why am I doing this?” she continued. “Well, I certainly couldn’t have expected this kind of attention, and we aren’t going to break rules and we will be in compliance.Read more on deadline.com