Drew Barrymore

What are the views of Drew Barrymore on Women's Rights?


Criticizes Feminism


Women's Rights Supporter


Women's Rights Activist

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Drew Barrymore

Possibly Criticizes Feminism

10 Jan 2019


In an interview with Glamour

I was a bit scared of feminism when I was younger because of all the male bashing. And there are a lot of women’s movements now that I’m apprehensive about, because I don’t want to be viscerally angry at men. I love men. I like keeping both sides in mind. I avoid anything political, where I sense too much anger. It’s just not the way I find messaging to be truly empowering […] I definitely have a ferociousness. And I’ve always had it. I completely rebel against authority. Scrappy. I am very scrappy.
Drew Barrymore

Women's Rights Supporter

20 Mar 2018


In an interview with The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, talking about the #MeToo movement

I think it’s phenomenal and overdue and wonderful. The only thing I ever have a personal thing about is tone. I don’t want anything to have a tone of anger.… I’ve never been an angry person and I never expected people to hand me anything and I never expected them to believe in me. I had to create enough homework and data to show and prove to them. So, I want—I hope—for people that they won’t do it with anger and expectation, because what you really have to do is prove that you are capable, and what this important time is about is those doors opening. It was in the era of that Hollywood power-suit woman—women were becoming heads of studios, but they were almost trying to be men about it, and we were like, ‘We’re just girls, but here’s how we would make Charlie’s Angels.’ And we would show and make clip reels and prove ourselves, and we would leave no doubt or favors to be asked. And I think it’s important for women to work hard at their dreams and to do it without anger, and I know this is a taboo thing to say in this time because it’s ignited by anger.… But I can assure you that if you have the abilities and you stay positive and you don’t expect things to be handed to you, but you really work towards them, all the greatness will come. Because I was never treated like a little girl who couldn’t do it.… I say, take the positive and capable approach and be tireless about it. Never, ever stop working.

Women's Rights Activist

21 Jan 2017


On her Instagram, joining anti-Trump Women’s March

I love women. I live for my two daughters. And I am full of pride and unity with all women today.

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