Drew Barrymore on interviewing ex-boyfriend Justin Long: “The tears got here halfway via”

Few folks could be excited by interviewing their exes—a lot much less on digital camera for a whole bunch of hundreds of individuals to witness. But Emmy-nominated host and actress Drew Barrymore did not draw back from interviewing her ex-boyfriend, actor Justin Long.  

Barrymore instructed “CBS Mornings” that the interview “organically occurred.” She chosen Long to be her season three premier visitor for “The Drew Barrymore Show” as a result of their relationship had a significant impression on her life. 

“I feel there’s something taking the chance of this present to make it a private journey,” she mentioned. 

Barrymore and Long dated on and off within the early 2000s. The pair remained pleasant through the years however throughout her interview with Long, the interview obtained emotional with Barrymore breaking down in tears. 

“The tears got here halfway via the interview. It was not the preliminary, we had been simply laughing after which he mentioned one thing that basically triggered the emotion to return on,” mentioned Barrymore. “I mentioned to start with of the present within the chilly open, like by no means miss a possibility to champion your ex.” 

“The Drew Barrymore present” is produced by CBS Media Ventures, a division of Paramount Global. The present was not too long ago picked up for a 3rd season. It launched in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, which makes Barrymore much more grateful for the present’s success. 

“We’ve by no means been a present who has had an amazing quantity of confidence for a way lengthy it can final and I like admitting that. I’m so sick of ‘Yeah, this was straightforward, we obtained this.’ No, these are large hurdles to determine. Let’s do it collectively,” she mentioned.  

“The Drew Barrymore Show” returns for an all-new season on Sept. 12 on CBS native stations.  

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