Drew Barrymore flips, says show won’t return until Hollywood strike ends

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Drew Barrymore is present saying that her speech amusement volition not instrumentality until the Hollywood strikes are over.

The about-face comes aft a week of backlash and allegations that Barrymore was a “scab” for resuming filming the Drew Barrymore Show portion the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) proceed to strike.

Barrymore announced the determination connected Sunday successful an Instagram post, writing: “I person listened to everyone, and I americium making the determination to intermission the show’s premiere until the onslaught is over. I person nary words to explicit my deepest apologies to anyone I person wounded and, of course, to our unthinkable squad who works connected the amusement and has made it what it is today.”

Comments nether the station were chiefly positive, with fans and chap actors celebrating the move.

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The 4th play of Barrymore’s speech amusement was slated to instrumentality to TV connected Monday. Filming for the caller episodes moved up past week — without her 3 national writers — portion picketers protested extracurricular her New York studio.

CBS Media Ventures, which distributes The Drew Barrymore Show, expressed enactment for the actor’s determination to hold the season’s premiere.

“We enactment Drew’s determination to intermission the show’s instrumentality and recognize however analyzable and hard this process has been for her,” the organization’s connection read.

According to VarietyThe Drew Barrymore Show volition aerial repetition episodes for the foreseeable aboriginal and the episodes taped past week volition not beryllium broadcast.

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The backlash against Barrymore for resuming accumulation of her speech amusement during the Hollywood strikes was swift.

A time aft filming relaunched, the 50 First Dates actor was dropped arsenic the host for the National Book Foundation’s yearly publication awards.

“In airy of the announcement that ‘The Drew Barrymore Show’ volition resume production, the National Book Foundation has rescinded Ms. Barrymore’s invitation to big the 74th National Book Awards Ceremony,” the enactment announced connected Sept. 12.

“Our committedness is to guarantee that the absorption of the Awards remains connected celebrating writers and books, and we are grateful to Ms. Barrymore and her squad for their knowing successful this situation.”

As the pushback continued, Barrymore released a tearful apology connected her Instagram page, which has since been deleted. In the video, posted Friday, Barrymore doubled down connected her determination to bring her speech amusement backmost during the strikes.

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“I wanted to bash this due to the fact that arsenic I said, this is bigger than maine and determination are different people’s jobs connected the line,” she said.

Barrymore apologized to writers and unions successful the video and said she was taking work for the decision.

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Shortly aft Barrymore decided to enactment a intermission connected her speech show, different shows followed suit, including The Jennifer Hudson Show and CBS’ The Talk.

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Both shows besides received backlash for resuming accumulation during the strikes and were slated to instrumentality to the aerial connected Monday.

Hours aft Barrymore’s announcement, The Talk said it would “evaluate plans for a caller motorboat date.” The Jennifer Hudson Show said it would besides propulsion backmost its premiere.

Popular speech amusement The View has been airing passim the strikes without its 2 national writers.

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