Drew Barrymore had a surprisingly sweet response on Thursday music and lyrics Her singing voice was criticized by co-star Hugh Grant. She only performed part of the film’s big song, the catchy “Way Back Into Love”, omitting notes and all, using a hairbrush as her microphone.
“Oh, Hugh… Burt. Hubert,” she said before singing again, “this one’s for you.”
Earlier in the week, Grant called the actress and talk show host’s voice “absolutely terrifying”.
happened during an interview with wiredwhen the rising star Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves When asked if he did his own rendition of the 2007 rom-com, in which Grant plays a fraudulent pop star who teams up with Barrymore to impersonate a celebrity reminiscent of Britney Spears (played by Haley Bennett). writes a catchy pop song for The song they come up with is the catchy “Way Back Into Love,” which was actually written by the late Adam Schlesinger. A version of the tune on the official soundtrack is, in fact, credited to Grant and Barrymore.
“Yeah, right, but I’m auto-tuned beyond belief,” said Grant who sat down with his co-stars Chris Pine and Michelle Rodriguez. “Actually, that’s not true, I’m a little bit auto-tuned, but not as much. Drew Barrymore was with me in that movie and I don’t think she’d mind me telling her that her singing is terrible.” “
Laughing, he added, “I hear dogs barking better than she sings.”
“But adding that, once they tuned her up, she sounded better than me,” Grant said, “because she has heart and voice and rock ‘n’ roll, whereas I sound like Julie Andrews.” was and I mean to be, rock. N Roll.”
both showed up last year, when he appeared the drew barrymore show, that they have been close to each other ever since their film hit the theatres. And it turns out that their first conversation happened when she reached out to him during, as he put it, “the dark days of my Divine Brown scandal.”
Grant told her, “There will always be a place for you in my heart.”
The host then noted that Grant is “kind of a curmudgeon,” which is exactly what he seemed to do Sunday on the Oscars red carpet when he did a painfully awkward interview with model Ashley Graham as she answered her questions. refused to give. more than a few words. Graham’s own response, which she gave to TMZ cameras, was, “You know what, my mama told me to kill people with kindness. So here it is.”