Rowling has faced criticism for her remarks on trans women. (Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

‘I pushed the limits a lot’

very long life in front of people is there is a line,” Barrymore now says of the notorious clip, according to a new interview with CBS Sunday Morning. “There is TMI. And I kind of know what that line is, and it’s a feeling.”” data-reactid=”17″>”I think if there’s one thing I’ve learned in a very long life in front of people is there is a line,” Barrymore now says of the notorious clip, according to a new interview with CBS Sunday Morning. “There is TMI. And I kind of know what that line is, and it’s a feeling.”

“I see someone who knew that I probably was all I had,” she says of pushing for emancipation. “So, it was like, you figure it out or, you know, you’re gonna go the way of the cliché, as they say.”

Of those tumultuous days, Barrymore says “I pushed the limits a lot, many different times in my life. And I’m very lucky, I know that. I tested, I pushed, probably too far many a time.”

But she looks for silver linings out of those experiences, saying, “I at least tried to meet that blessing with having learned something.”

Drew Barrymore opened up about her tumultuous youth in an interview for CBS Sunday Morning. (Photo: Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)

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Her own rocky childhood has also had an impact on how she parents her two daughters, 7-year-old Olive and 6-year-old Frankie; their father is ex-husband Will Kopelman, from whom she split in 2016.

“I wanna be all about, you know, the pillars of appropriateness and decorum,” Barrymore says. “And I don’t lie to my kids. I’m, like, I had to find my way here. So, yeah, I’ve lived a lot of different lives, and this is what’s important to me now. But, my kids have inspired me to be the best person I have ever been in my life, and I thank them every single day for that.”

With just one day to go before she embarks on a new career in daytime TV — during a pandemic, no less — the budding talk show host says she’s making the most of the second chances she’s received.