Drew Barrymore Announces She’s Taking a Big Break from Social Media

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This is Drew Barrymore, signing off. In a new Instagram post, the actress and talk show host announced that she will be taking a hiatus from social media—but for how long? 

Yesterday, the 50 First Dates alum, 48, shared a collection of video memes and pictures on her personal account. The first slide of the slideshow featured a never-before-seen throwback photograph of Barrymore as a child, where she is sitting crossed-legged in a circular chair and smiling. 

In the caption, The Drew Barrymore Show host confirmed that she will be taking a break from social media for the rest of the summer. “Last carousel for the summer…I want to thank everyone for making this feed such a loving place. A safe space like on the show. It’s just very humorous and kind. My two favorite things in this life,” she wrote.

While she’s taking a break from the internet, Barrymore revealed that she is excited to “go on some adventures” and see what she can “discover and stumble upon in this world.”

Though Barrymore didn’t specify the exact date of when she will log back onto social media, the Charlie’s Angels actress did confirm fans will be able to see her again on The Drew Barrymore Show season four premiere, which is scheduled to debut this coming fall (yay!). 

The mother of two shared that during the hiatus, she will also be working on the next issue of Drew Magazine. Back in May, Barrymore sat down for an exclusive interview with PureWow and talk about her new magazine and, of course, her talk show.

During the candid conversation, the Scream star casually name-dropped the celeb she would loooooove to have on her show: Beyoncé. 

In addition, she revealed how she hopes her show is the “best part of someone’s day.” Barrymore explained, “We’re so lucky to have such an amazing crew and such incredible guests who are so willing to come on, have some fun and share their expertise, knowledge and experiences with us. We’re giving it our all and I’m beyond thrilled to have another season to bring more happiness into people’s homes everywhere.”

See you back on the interwebs soon, Drew!

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