Drew Barrymore Dons Iconic ‘E.T.’ Cowgirl Hat 40 Years Later: It ‘Still Fits’
Drew Barrymore47 years old, no longer little Gertie, but on October 31 she donned the iconic red hat again for ET reunite in The Drew Barrymore Show. “It’s been 40 years and the hat still fits #ET40,” the actress and Universal Pictures captioned a co-shared Instagram photo. In the adorable side-by-side snap, Drew places a red cowboy hat over her 47-year-old alongside a photo of younger Drew dressed as Gertie in the hit classic. On June 11, Steven Spielberg-The film’s director has officially turned 40 years old, and the cast has come together for the Halloween episode of Drew.
Many fans of the series took to the post’s comments section to whiz about how adorable the TV presenter looks in her hat. “How, Gertie,” commented one admirer, while another said, “I forgot she was a child star. Fire starter is one of my favorites. The image has also been shared via Twittereven more so ET fans continue to praise Drew for the reverse photo. “Oh, that’s precious,” quipped one Twitter follower. One of the actress’s followers even thanked Drew for letting the cast reunite on Monday’s episode of her show. “I watched your show for ET reunited and it was unbelievable that it brought back so many childhood memories. There was a great moment on television for ET fan! Thank! “, Fan Written.
The cast of the hit movie 1982 joined Charlie’s Angels Her popular talk show stars include Henry Thomas (Elliot), 51, Robert MacNaughton (Michael), 55 years old and Dee Wallace (Mary), 73 years old. During the iconic meeting, Drew told Henry how he had the tools to make the movie. “I don’t think any of this would work without you,” she said. “You are the perfect Elliot.” The The Legend of the Fall the actor then complimented his actress by praising her for her acting skills at a very young age. “Thanks, but when I watch it now, I can’t believe how funny and adorable you were,” he said. Robert then called and called to paint a “small scene thief”. Henry then joked that even today Drew doesn’t even need to speak because once she’s on screen, the audience’s attention immediately shifts to her.
In the episode, the FLOWER Beauty founder goes on to reveal that when she was acting at the age of six, she thought Extraterrestrial Creatures were real. “I now believe that ET is real,” she told her co-stars. “I really love him so deeply, I’m going to go and bring him lunch.” Henry then shared an adorable story about how Drew actually asked for a scarf for the ET character because she believed “he’s going to get cold.” Dee also shared a sweet memory that moved Drew to tears. “We found you there just talking to ET and so we let Steven know,” Dee later said. “So Steven, ever since then, has assigned two people to keep ET alive so that whenever you go talk to him, he can react to you.”
Since her time ET, Drew has become one of Hollywood’s most successful actresses with nearly 100 hit films. In the late 1990s, she became one of the favorite actresses in romantic comedies including the movie. Never been kissed main character Michael Vartan. After that, she starred with Adam Sandler56 years old, in the 2004 comedy First 50 Days. She also played Dylan Sanders in the 2000 version of Charlie’s Angels with Lucy Liu53, and Cameron Diaz, 50. These days, she’s busy hosting a daytime talk show and running her beauty brand, FLOWER Beauty. She is married to Will Kopelman from 2012 to 2016 and they had two children together: Olive10 and Frankie8.