Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman
Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman’s Decision To Split Was a “Slow Burn”
Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman’s decision to split was a “Slow Burn”. Despite the fact that Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman’s marriage is ending, the superstar couple is putting family first. A close source to the couple told E! News that they are figuring out how to keep their family life with their kids, Frankie and Olive, as normal as possible, despite getting a divorce. Barrymore and Kopelman’s will be living in the same city, according to a source, adding they are still living in the same house. Although their decision seemed to have been a split out of the blue to others, it just wasn’t simply wasn’t so.
“This was a slow burn. It was not a decision that came over night.” The source adds. “They worked on things for a long time and have had time to adjust.” As of now, Drew Barrymore has slowed down on accepting acting roles to be able to focus on her family. However, whenever she did accept the roles she would have the family traveled with her. “Keeping everyone together was important to her.” The source explained by adding “Drew is doing well.”
The Charlie’s Angel star steeped out in Los Angeles, CA this week, and with one look to her left hand revealed that she had removed her diamond wedding band and replaced it with a simple silver ring. Barrymore looked casual in a bohemian-style dress and chunky heels, hiding her eyes behind a pair of sunglasses. Even though she and her art consultant husband are calling it quits. Barrymore had something but a smile on her face at her first public event since announcing their separation.The 41-year-old actress was promoting her Barrymore Wines collection at the Pebble Beach Food & Wine event in Carmel, Calif. Her happy appearance may be a result of finally having the news out in the open, given that she and Kopelman made the decision a while ago, a second source tells E! News.
“It was a hard decision but they knew it was for the best,” the source says. “They will remain close and will put their kids first no matter what. They are both handling things well. They both have had time to adjust to this.”
Before Barrymore and Kopelman tied the knot, they knew they didn’t have a lot in common. “They went into the marriage knowing they were very different people,” the source adds. “That wasn’t a surprise. They just grew apart.”