Connect with us

Celebrity

Bridgerton inspired Drew Barrymore to join dating app

Sarah Malik

Published

on


‘Bridgerton’ inspired to join a dating app.

The 45-year-old actress has been single since splitting for her former husband Will Kopelman – with whom she shares daughters Frankie, six and Olive, eight – in 2016 but admitted steamy series ‘Bridgerton’ made her crave romance.

Speaking to stars Phoebe Dynevor, who plays Daphne Bridgerton, and Rege-Jean Page, who plays the Duke of Hastings, Drew revealed ‘Bridgerton’ made her determined to start dating again.

Her co-host Ross Mathews thanked Phoebe and Rege-Jean for “making a show that feels so modern… and for really turning our engines back on if you know what I mean”.

And Drew added: “It’s true! I got back on a dating app during Bridgerton! I was like ‘I’m not dead, I’m not dead!’ For me that was a big step.”

Phoebe replied: “‘I love that”, while Rege-Jean quipped: “I didn’t know that that was the most we were going to turn on, but hit it!”

Meanwhile, Drew previously revealed she has not been on a date since her divorce.

She said: “I’m not closed for business. But I have been exactly in that mentality for the past five years, thinking I just don’t have the bandwidth, I don’t know if I’m willing to open [up,] I just can’t fit it in.”

Back in 2018, Drew revealed she had quit dating sites.

She said: “I got off [dating apps]. It was fun to try though. I’ve been working out there in the public since I was young so that myth of the blind date alluded me and I always wanted to do it so that was like a dating app for me. But then it’s not blind on my side so it just, I don’t know, doesn’t work.”

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Trending

Hottest Galleries

Follow Us on Facebook

Don’t Miss

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.