Drew Barrymore reveals she 'will act less and less' to focus on her children

Drew Barrymore has revealed that she plans to cut back on acting to spend time with her children, admitting: "I think I will act less and less."

"It's hard to be present when you wake up before them and come home after they've gone to bed. That's just not the way I want to have this journey with my kids at this point in their life", she revealed to Today.

Drew posed for this Game of Thrones-inspired picture with her two daughters

Drew has two children with her husband Will Koperman, 23-month-old Olive and six-month-old daughter Frankie.

She added: "But maybe when they're older, I will feel differently. But at this point, I think it has to be few and far between."


Drew, who became famous at the age of 7 with her role in E.T., infamously had a turbulent childhood and became emancipated from her parents at the age of 15.

Drew as Gertie in E.T.

The 39-year-old Blended actress also discussed her childhood, and how it influences her parenting skills.

"I had a very untraditional upbringing, so I looked at it from afar and just thought, 'Well that's the exact opposite of how I'd want to raise my kids.'", she said.

"But it doesn't make me bummed out that I didn't have parents. It's like, thank God that I didn't because maybe I wouldn't be this aggressively excited about tradition and values and Christmas cards and Halloween costumes... and being so present."