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Drew Barrymore flips, says present received’t return till Hollywood strike ends – Nationwide

Drew Barrymore is now saying that her discuss present won’t return till the Hollywood strikes are over.

The about-face comes after every week of backlash and allegations that Barrymore was a “scab” for resuming filming the Drew Barrymore Present whereas the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and Display Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) proceed to strike.

Barrymore introduced the choice on Sunday in an Instagram put up, writing: “I’ve listened to everybody, and I’m making the choice to pause the present’s premiere till the strike is over. I’ve no phrases to specific my deepest apologies to anybody I’ve damage and, in fact, to our unimaginable staff who works on the present and has made it what it’s at this time.”

Feedback underneath the put up have been primarily optimistic, with followers and fellow actors celebrating the transfer.

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The fourth season of Barrymore’s discuss present was slated to return to TV on Monday. Filming for the brand new episodes moved forward final week — with out her three union writers — whereas picketers protested outdoors her New York studio.

CBS Media Ventures, which distributes The Drew Barrymore Present, expressed assist for the actor’s resolution to delay the season’s premiere.

“We assist Drew’s resolution to pause the present’s return and perceive how complicated and troublesome this course of has been for her,” the group’s assertion learn.

In line with SelectionThe Drew Barrymore Present will air repeat episodes for the foreseeable future and the episodes taped final week won’t be broadcast.

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The backlash in opposition to Barrymore for resuming manufacturing of her discuss present throughout the Hollywood strikes was swift.

A day after filming relaunched, the 50 First Dates actor was dropped because the host for the Nationwide E book Basis’s annual e-book awards.

“In gentle of the announcement that ‘The Drew Barrymore Present’ will resume manufacturing, the Nationwide E book Basis has rescinded Ms. Barrymore’s invitation to host the 74th Nationwide E book Awards Ceremony,” the group introduced on Sept. 12.

“Our dedication is to make sure that the main focus of the Awards stays on celebrating writers and books, and we’re grateful to Ms. Barrymore and her staff for his or her understanding on this state of affairs.”

Because the pushback continued, Barrymore launched a tearful apology on her Instagram web page, which has since been deleted. Within the video, posted Friday, Barrymore doubled down on her resolution to deliver her discuss present again throughout the strikes.

“I needed to do that as a result of as I stated, that is larger than me and there are different individuals’s jobs on the road,” she stated.

Barrymore apologized to writers and unions within the video and stated she was taking duty for the choice.

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Drew Barrymore makes emotional apology for resuming discuss present, however will proceed

Shortly after Barrymore determined to place a pause on her discuss present, different exhibits adopted go well with, together with The Jennifer Hudson Present and CBS’ The Speak.

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Each exhibits additionally acquired backlash for resuming manufacturing throughout the strikes and have been slated to return to the air on Monday.

Hours after Barrymore’s announcement, The Speak stated it might “consider plans for a brand new launch date.” The Jennifer Hudson Present stated it might additionally push again its premiere.

Widespread discuss present The View has been airing all through the strikes with out its two union writers.

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