Drew Barrymore opens up about being stood up by an online dating match

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Drew Barrymore attends the 2018 Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit: A Tribute To Martin Scorsese at Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Photo by Dia Dipasupil/ WireImage/ Getty Images
Drew Barrymore attends the 2018 Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit: A Tribute To Martin Scorsese at Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Photo by Dia Dipasupil/ WireImage/ Getty Images

The 45-year-old actress is believed to be single, and has admitted she had a terrible experience while trying to meet someone on an unnamed celebrity dating app, proving that not even celebrities are immune to the dating struggle. 

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The man, whom she said is a "comedy writer" - didn't turn up to the date they had planned. 

"I booked a date with one guy, finally. He stood me up at the exact time we were supposed to meet. And I was like, 'can't you be a jerk like an hour before?' That would have been such a time saver," the mom-of-two admitted on her Drew Barrymore show.

“I know that happens all the time. I was more miffed that it was at 3 o’clock,” she added. “I felt so stupid.”

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Moreover, according to Drew, woman should stop making excuses for their badly-behaved dates. 

"We’ve just got to face the facts. It may be personal, it may not be, but whatever. Let’s not fool ourselves in the middle of all of this," she said on her show, as reported by TVNZ. 

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Meanwhile, Drew previously joked with Jane Fonda that she might be swearing off men altogether.

“I’m not closed for business, but I have been exactly in that mentality for the last five years, thinking I just don’t have the bandwidth … I don’t know if I’m willing to open my … I just don’t, can’t fit it in," she said at the time, according to TVNZ. 

SOURCE: TVNZ, BANG SHOWBIZ

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