E.T. star Drew Barrymore covers the November issue of InStyle and opens up about being estranged from her mother Jaid Barrymore, 69, and family life with husband Will Kopelman and their two daughters: Olive, 3, and Frankie, 1.
On what she will “never” do to her daughters: “My own mother, Jaid, wrote a book on sex, and it was the most mortifying feeling in the world. So I know how a child feels when their parents put themselves out there too much, and I will never do that to my daughters. There are some things about your parents you just don’t need to know.”
On what she’ll reveal to her daughters: “I’m not going to pretend to my daughters that I’m pure as the driven snow. The best I can do is open up my heart to them. That’s soul-baring enough. Making bad decisions doesn’t make you a bad person. It is how you learn to make better choices.”
On having positive body image: “I am who I am and I just don’t have a bikini body. I don’t even have a one piece body anymore! But I am loving the long rash guard, board-shorts look. I’ve beaten myself up about not being a certain thing. If someone says, ‘Let’s go to the beach today,’ my first thought is, ‘F––, what am I going to wear?’ I remember when Amy Schumer was on Ellen, she called her midsection a ‘lava lamp.’ I thought, That was perfect! That’s what I’ve been trying to say. But then I saw her in Trainwreck, and she looked so good in a tiny bra and short skirt. I was like, ‘No, you don’t have a lava lamp.’”
Guardians of the Galaxy star Zoe Saldana shared a sweet snapshot of 10-month-old twins Cy and Bowie on Instagram Thursday.
“That’s my purse BTW. They are figuring out a way to open it. These lads are only 10 months old, and they hustle us out of anything. #twinsarefun #twinning,” the proud mama, 37, captioned the cute image.
The Avatar star recently opened up about her twin being in the NICU when they were born.
“When I was in the neonatal intensive care unit with my two sons, I became like every parent that was on that floor. My husband and I were at the mercy of our nurses and doctors — our children’s lives depended on their every move,” she told PEOPLE. “When children are born prematurely, they don’t just need to be held, they need assistance breathing, feeding and going to the bathroom. They also need incubators to protect them while they’re forming immune systems.”
The actress – who welcomed the twins with husband Marco Perego-Saldana – went on to recall her hospital experience.
“I went through it,” Zoe continued. “I was there. I was a parent and my children were the ones that benefitted from having excellent services from the hospital. And I want that for every parent. I want that for every child.”