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In Reversal, Drew Barrymore Presses Pause on Present Till Strike Ends

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Drew Barrymore reversed her choice to convey again her daytime discuss present regardless of the Hollywood strikes after an onslaught of criticism, the actress and host introduced on Sunday in an Instagram post.

The return of manufacturing for “The Drew Barrymore Present” drew picketers from the placing writers’ and actors’ unions, as taping resumed final Monday, and on Friday, Barrymore defended the choice in an emotional Instagram video, saying, “That is larger than me.” The corporate that produces the present, CBS Media Ventures, echoed Barrymore’s decision, citing greater than 150 jobs that may be affected.

However late on Friday, Barrymore deleted the video, and on Sunday morning, she launched a brand new assertion altering course.

“I’ve listened to everybody, and I’m making the choice to pause the present’s premiere till the strike is over,” the assertion stated. “I’ve no phrases to specific my deepest apologies to anybody I’ve harm and, in fact, to our unimaginable staff who works on the present and has made it what it’s at the moment. We actually tried to seek out our means ahead. And I really hope for a decision for the whole trade very quickly.”