Drew Barrymore Responds After Hugh Grant Calls Her Singing ‘Horrendous’

Drew Barrymore gave the impression to be on a mission to reveal her musical prowess this week after Hugh Grant implied she wanted a little bit of a technical help together with her singing.

In a Wired video interview posted to YouTube on Monday, Grant recalled his expertise engaged on the 2007 romantic comedy “Music and Lyrics,” which additionally starred Barrymore. When requested if he did his personal singing within the film, the actor mentioned it was certainly his actual voice, albeit “auto-tuned beyond belief.”

As far as his co-star’s vocals had been involved, nonetheless, Grant didn’t maintain again — hinting that her performances had been manipulated even additional.

“Drew Barrymore was in that film with me, and I don’t think she’d mind me saying her singing is just horrendous,” he mentioned with fun. “I’ve heard dogs bark better than she sings.”

On Thursday, Barrymore responded to Grant’s tongue-in-cheek criticism with an Instagram video of herself warbling “Way Back Into Love” — a tune from the “Music and Lyrics” soundtrack — right into a hairbrush.

“Oh, Hugh-bert, Hubert, that’s for you,” she snarks on the finish of the clip, using a nickname she’s used for Grant previously.

Directed by Marc Lawrence, “Music and Lyrics” stars Grant as Alex Fletcher, a former boy band member who hopes to reinvigorate his waning profession by teaming up with aspiring lyricist Sophie Fisher (Barrymore) to jot down a tune for a contemporary pop star, Cora Corman (Haley Bennett).

Despite combined opinions, the film was a box-office hit, raking in practically $146 million worldwide.

“I love to hate the films I’ve been in, and I do hate some of them,” Grant mentioned on the discuss present. “But ‘Music and Lyrics,’ it’s impossible to hate. We’re so good in it, and so charming.”

Added Barrymore: “If you think I’m good in it, that means a lot to me, because I have the deepest respect for you. Beyond your charm and your heart, your talent … is just unparalleled.”

Hugh Grant (left) and Drew Barrymore in 2007.

HECTOR MATA by way of Getty Images