Drew Barrymore feels grateful.
Drew Barrymore feels grateful.

Drew Barrymore doesn't take her success for granted

DREW Barrymore doesn't take her success for granted because her early struggles taught her to appreciate everything in her life.

The 38-year-old actress, who has a 15-month-old daughter Olive and is expecting another baby girl with husband Will Kopelman, checked into rehab for the first time when she was 13 after skyrocketing to fame as a child, and her early struggles thought her to appreciate everything in her life.

Asked how she has remained so down-to-earth in Hollywood, the 'Find It In Everything' author told E! News: "Having it happen so young when I was seven years old and then everything got taken away in my early teens because I went a little off the rails. I just don't take anything for granted. As long as they (opportunities) are there, I will work for them, I will not expect them and I will always appreciate them."

Drew also opened up about motherhood and her desire to have more children in the future.

She said: "You know it's hard when you're pregnant to think about the next pregnancy but you also just think are you going to be lucky enough to do it again, so I would love to maybe have more kids. I'm 39 and it's like, this is the time, nothing else is more important.

Actually, I turn 39 next month but I'm practising because if I don't then I'll forget and I'll say I'm 38 when I'm not."


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