Drew Barrymore Covers 'InStyle' February 2012
Here’s what the 36-year-old actress had to share:
On growing up: “I’m pushing 40. I feel like those things that I always aspired to are finally being realized. I used to be afraid to let go of the intensity. I thought the work would suffer. But the lesson is, No, it’s still good, and I’m a lot happier—and less of a nervous kid.”
On her boyfriend (now fiancée), Will Kopelman: “He’s lovely. He’s very, very nice. It’s really positive. I’m super-happy…We go on group trips and spend holidays together – there’s a lot of love! And that is really nice and very different from the way I grew up, which was more unstable and inconsistent, with a lot of highs and lows. It’s funny, when I was younger, I used to say I’d hate a flat line – that I want the ups and downs, the roller coaster. But I’m actually really enjoying the flat line.”
On beauty and plastic surgery: “I say, don’t fight the rings on the trunk of a tree. Just keep counting ‘em. The idea of not looking like myself scares me. I just think a person’s character is what’s interesting…I look 10 times better after an exercise class than I do at any other time of the day.”
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