Drew Barrymore became incredibly emotional during a recent reconnection with her ex-husband Tom Green after 15 years without seeing or speaking to him.
The “50 First Dates” star, 45, caught up with the funnyman on the Friday edition of her talk show “The Drew Barrymore Show” and fought back the tears as she explained to Green, 49, “I think that the world of you and I celebrate you and I always have and always will.
Green glowed as Barrymore gave off his sentiment and he made a point of commemorating the moving moment.
“I was so happy when you invited me on the show,” he said. “It’s been too long … We really haven’t spoken for about 15 years.”
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For Green and Barrymore, the former couple met when Barrymore called on Green to play his muse and boytoy “The Chad” in “Charlie’s Angels.”
The couple were inseparable in their prime and Barrymore stood by Green’s side throughout his soaring MTV career with “The Tom Green Show” and in his lowest moments in 2000 when Green battled testicular cancer. .
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“It was so exciting to do this movie with you. We were successful right away, ”said Green, reflecting on their time together on set.
Barrymore and Green married in 2001, but the union quickly fell apart and they quickly ended things just a year later.
“He was doing reality TV before reality TV, so as a girlfriend and supporter of it, I was on a journey that I didn’t fully understand,” Barrymore admitted of the “swirling” life. that she and Green were leading.
Barrymore opened up about his reunion with Green, describing the reunion as a “fun celebration.”
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“It wasn’t for TV and TV sensationalism,” she told Entertainment Tonight after the show aired. “It’s very moving and there was meaning and depth to it.
Barrymore attributed to their cracked marriage the fact that they were so young then and less mature than they both are today.
“We were just children. We’re both more grown up now and we’ve lived a lifetime, ”she said. “It’s wild to reconnect.”
“I guess it goes back to the ‘Timing Is Everything’ sign I have in my driveway,” Barrymore continued. “Somehow Tom Green and I found our way back into each other’s lives through the weirdly timing and media of television, and that’s where we first met.” .
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“So maybe it’s a looping thing,” she added. “I think for Tom and I we’re like, ‘Wow, there’s been a lot of growth and life lived on both sides of our universes over the past 20 years.’”
Barrymore’s marriage to Green was the second time she had exchanged nuptials. She was also married to Jeremy Thomas from 1994 to 1995.
The actress has gone on to have a number of relationships in the public eye, most notably with Justin Long and most recently with art dealer Will Kopelman from 2012 to 2016 and with whom she shares two daughters, Olive, 7, and Frankie, 6 years old.
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She said earlier this month that she “will never get married again”.