Drew Barrymore Refuses To Let Her Children Act Until They're 18

I love Drew Barrymore. She always seems so unrelentingly cool with a refreshing and healthy dose of off-her-rocker. She is IDGAF at its finest. She was such a hero growing up, so it's interesting to see her in the motherhood role, trying to figure out how to shelter her kids, but not too much. Apparently, the best place to start is not letting her kids act until they're 18:

''E.T.' was the best thing that ever happened to me because it changed the course of my life. I didn't have family and home and structure, so the world of film gave me that framework.

''But it's different for my children. They are going to have everything they need.

''I can't wait to show them 'E.T.' and the 'Charlie's Angels' movies, so they can see girls having fun with each other and being capable, not competitive.''

Goddammit I love her. [Contact Music]


Shonda Rhimes is being sued by a 'struggling writer' who claims Rhimes ripped off the short-lived "Off the Map" series (about sexy doctors sexily working in in a sexy remote South American village) from her manuscript about the same thing. [TMZ]


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