Drew Barrymore is dusting herself off after she was recently forced to apologize for making her comments about the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial.
On Thursday night, the ET star appeared light-hearted and cheerful as she attended Variety’s Power of Women event in Los Angeles.
Putting on a brave face, the 47-year-old actress and talk show host smiled for the camera before teaming up with the likes of once Camila Cabello in a striking star coat.
Which TV series? Drew Barrymore makes a glamorous appearance at the Power of Women event… days after she was forced to apologize for considering Johnny and Amber’s trial
Her appearance comes just days after Drew bowed to pressure from critics on social media and issued an apology for comments she made about the defamation trial – which She describes it as ‘one class of madness’ and ‘seven layers of madness’.
Last week, Drew split opinion when she shared her thoughts on the ongoing high-profile trial between the former couple, which includes several domestic abuse allegations – but also some moments. strange carvings, including the former doorman for Depp and Heard vaping during his filming, and the Pirates of the Caribbean actor chuckling at the mention of his penis.
However, when Barrymore voiced her views on the case in court, she was met with backlash online, where critics accused her of showing a lack of ’empathy’ towards victims of abuse. abuse and bring to light of such a serious subject.
Brush it off: On Thursday night, the ET star appeared light-hearted and upbeat as she attended the Women’s Power event in Los Angeles
Night out: The 47-year-old actress and talk show host smiled for the camera before side by side with the likes of Camila Cabello once in a starry coat
“It was like a class of insanity, it was a seventh grade of insanity,” the actress-turned talk show host said of the trial. ‘I know that this is your real life and I know what your life will be like in public.
‘I understand all the feelings, but they are actually providing this information.’
Her comment sparked a fierce debate on social media, with some users slamming Barrymore, while others concurring her bringing up the controversial topic.
However, despite the mixed reactions, the CBS talk show host bowed to pressure from her critics, releasing a small message on Instagram on Sunday where she apologized. about any ‘offense’ caused and promised to turn the backlash into a ‘teachable moment’.
Cheeky: Drew stuck out her tongue when posing at a star-gathering event
Butter won’t melt: Drew posed adorable on the way into the event
‘I realize I offended people by bringing to light Johnny Depp and Amber Heard and so I just wanted to offer my deep apologies and appreciation to everyone who has spoken out as this may have been teachable moment for me and how I move forward and how I treat myself,’ she said in the one-minute clip.
‘I can become a more thoughtful and better person moving forward because all I want to do is be a good person and I appreciate the depth of this and I will grow and changed from it, and I thank everyone who helped me grow in the same way and taught me. Thank you.’
Ironically, Barrymore’s public apology sparked more controversy on Twitter, with dozens of users insisting she wasn’t wrong and shouldn’t have needed to apologize for giving her thoughts. himself about a trial that has caused a great deal of controversy.
Speakers: The talk show host was asked to speak at the event, which was attended by the likes of Kim Cattrall and Amanda Seyfried
Friends: Drew and singer Camila hug backstage
One Twitter user commented: ‘Drew Barrymore has to apologize for saying the Depp/Heard trial was insane really stupid and wasteful.
‘People need to stop their negative comments and figure out what upsets them. It was a wild trial with lots of eye-opening plot twists. and??’
Another accused ‘internet’ of hypocrisy, tweeting: ‘Internet: This trial is crazy. Drew Barrymore: This experiment is layered insanity. Internet: It’s the emotionless Drew. ‘
‘Isn’t she allowed to comment on #JohnnyDeppAmberHeardTrial? Why not? All the others do,” said one. Drew Barrymore says what you want to say. No one has the right to suppress your voice. The experiment was crazy. A lot has been released. [Domestic violence] is a serious thing. Let’s continue to listen. ‘
Others accused Barrymore of bowing to pressure and playing the ‘safe’ game so as not to jeopardize her career, with one person writing: ‘Drew Barrymore is only safe because she cares so much about those what people think of her.
‘Product of too Hollywood. I want to see someone brave enough to stand up to what they say. It’s normal to look at this and say “this is crazy!” ‘
Depp and Heard’s trial, which began on April 11 and is expected to last for another three weeks, has so far seen the Pirates of the Caribbean actor accuse the former spouse of him about domestic abuse during his 4 days of testifying in court.
Drew Barrymore bowed to pressure from critics on social media and issued a public apology for describing the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial as ‘one class of madness’ and ‘seven layers of madness’
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