Drew Barrymore’s Awkward Moment With Oprah Leaves Fans Cringing


Drew Barrymore’s recent interaction with Oprah Winfrey on “The Drew Barrymore Show” has left fans feeling uncomfortable and cringing. In a clip from the show, Barrymore is seen holding onto Oprah’s hand and not letting go, even propping it awkwardly under her chin as they chat. She also slowly caresses Oprah’s hand, leading to a wave of discomfort among viewers.

Key Takeaway

Drew Barrymore’s prolonged and intimate interaction with Oprah Winfrey on her show has sparked discomfort among fans, leading to a wave of discussion and attention surrounding the incident.

Uncomfortable Body Language

Many fans took to social media to express their discomfort with the interaction, with some pointing out Oprah’s clear discomfort through her body language. One comment highlighted that “Oprah’s body language was so clear she wanted her hand back,” while another remarked that “Drew is holding on too much. Oprah is trying to release her hand from Drew’s grip.”

The Context of the Interaction

The handsy display occurred as Drew Barrymore responded to Oprah’s praise for starting her show without a live studio audience during the pandemic. Barrymore expressed her belief in the necessity of crowd interaction, citing Oprah’s success and her close relationship with her audience outside of her talk show as examples.

Recovery of Drew’s Talk Show

Despite the awkward moment, it seems that Drew’s talk show has bounced back after facing challenges, including a writers strike in September. The show’s return has been met with mixed reactions, with this recent interaction with Oprah sparking a new wave of attention and discussion.