Drew Barrymore shares a fun clip from her interview with her seven-year-old self prior to her talk show
Drew Barrymore took a trip through the past on Wednesday as she geared up to host her upcoming daytime talk show.
The 45-year-old actress posted a fun clip to her social media accounts with her current self interviewing her childhood self on a late talk show.
The split-screen clip was edited in response to footage from her performance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson in 1982, shortly after baffling audiences for her role on Steven Spielberg’s ET
Blast from the Past: Drew Barrymore, 45, shared a sweet edited clip of herself interviewing her 1982 seven-year-old self on Thursday to promote the upcoming Drew Barrymore Show
Adult Drew skipped Johnny’s suit and instead wore a striking crimson button-down shirt and a matching tie, wearing her dark brown locks straight and over her back.
Vintage Drew wore a cute warm pink dress with a matching bow in her hair.
Some of the reused lines from the original interview worked perfectly for the new clip, such as when young Drew says, “I’ve waited all my life to meet you.”
“It was a wild ride. Can you believe I have two daughters your age? asked the older actress, to which her younger self replied, “A little scary.”
Top of the world: The clip was edited in response to footage from her appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson in 1982 shortly after baffling audiences for her role in ET
Sweet: Some of the reused lines from the original interview worked perfectly for the new clip, like when young Drew said, ‘I’ve been waiting to meet you all my life’
Yikes: After saying she had an upcoming talk show, current Drew said, “I’m so excited I could scream. Do you want to do it to me? Young Drew let out her iconic scream from the interview
After saying she had a talk show during the day, current Drew said, “I’m so excited I could scream. Do you want to do it to me? ‘
The younger Drew then released her iconic scream from the interview.
In the original interview, the Firestarter actress made quite an entrance when she slipped and hit the stage.
“You know, I’ll stay awake until, uh, just a few hours just to watch your show,” she said sweetly to Carson in the original.
Journey through the past: a black and white still from Drew’s precocious 1982 interview with Johnny Carson. She stumbled when she walked onstage in the original
High Praise: At the time, she received widespread acclaim for her heartwarming role in Steven Spielberg’s ET, which bolstered her status with Barrymore’s acting dynasty.
At the time, she received widespread acclaim for her heartwarming role in ET, which seemed to bolster her status early in Barrymore’s acting dynasty.
In a 2018 Today interview with Willie Geist, Drew said she is unable to watch classic interviews such as her visit to Tonight Show without wondering if she was acting well enough.
“Ironically, this is the truth, every time I look at myself as a child I think,” Are you polite? “I don’t care how precocious you are. “Are you modest? Are you polite? Are you nice to people? “
While she was concerned that her children would feel the same pressure to always be polite, she liked being concerned about being nice to others in public.
Hard to Watch: In a 2018 Today interview, Drew said she can’t watch classic interviews like her visit to the Tonight Show without wondering if she was behaving well enough
Excited: On Thursday at 8 p.m. ET, Drew planned to watch Good Burger while tweeting live and chatting on Twitter with stars Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell
Later on Thursday night at 8 p.m. ET, the actress planned to host her first #DrewsMovieNite to watch the Nickelodeon movie Good Burger.
Fans were able to watch or stream the film on Nick as she tweeted about the cult classic and chatted to stars Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell.
Drew’s upcoming one-hour show will air on September 14 and aims to “ bring information, inspiration and entertainment to the daytime crowd, ” said a press release.
In addition to Good Burger’s digital viewing party, she revealed earlier this week that she will be posting digital specials prior to the premiere date, including a behind-the-scenes look at crafting special and cooking tips and tricks.
Coming soon: The Drew Barrymore Show premieres Monday, September 14 on CBS