Drew Barrymore opens up about going through a long nervous breakdown after her marriage ended

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Drew Barrymore had a long nervous breakdown after her marriage ended in 2016. 

The actress and TV host admits that she went through a difficult time and felt broken when she divorced Will Kopelman who is the father of her two children.

Drew says, "Divorce was my worst fear. It is something I never wanted to put my children through. I felt broken, truly and honestly, broken."

She was nine when her parents divorced. 

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To reset, she moved from Los Angeles to New York with her daughters shortly before the pandemic hit. She says she is glad she made that choice because it would have been harder for her.

"I made some big sweeping changes to my life, and luckily I made them before the pandemic because I fear the place I would have been in if I hadn't. 

"I just about managed to hold the nose of the plane up just before it crashed, and then the pandemic hit," The Stand In actress adds.

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It took some time for her to openly talk about the 2016 split that caused a nervous breakdown.

"I think I had one, a nice long, juicy one. You have to believe during this rollercoaster of line that you will get back up," she says.

Drew says the stakes were high because there we children involved adding that parenting is scary and exciting at the same time.

 

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