The stars, who have worked together in films like The Wedding Singer and 50 First Dates, first came together after Barrymore requested to meet with the 49-year-old funny man during an admittedly low point in her career.
"[I thought] I want to be a modern weird Hepburn, Tracey old Hollywood couple … We looked like the worst blind date you've ever seen. I showed up with purple hair and a leopard coat and he was in his classic cargo pants. As soon as I saw him I was like 'Yeah you're going to have to see past all this.'"
"I still support her — I must know that she is taken care of or I simply cannot function. I am grateful to this woman for bringing me into this world, and it would crush me to know she was in need anywhere."
During an interview with Ellemagazine, the March cover star said:
"It was crazy. It was pretty much, like, Helen Mirren, Cate Blanchett, Saoirse Ronan, and me. Then Jennifer Lawrence came in for a little bit, and Kate Winslet, Carey Mulligan…. But it was kind of all that group, with all of these different press things that we had to do. You're having meals together, and doing these roundtables—I felt like I was hallucinating. Most of those people I'd never met before, so it was like the moment when you're not at the kid's table anymore: Wow, not only am I sitting with these legends, but Kate Winslet saw me and ran across the room and grabbed me and with such a beautiful intensity said, 'I am so fucking excited for you!' I love her."
Imagine being hugged by your fave! Wouldn't you just die?!
Though she's on a high now with her career, things haven't always been easy for her. The 26-year-old admitted to the magazine that she doesn't have a relationship with her father and hasn't talked to him in a decade: