Drew Barrymore is reunited with his old love Justin Long.
A host of The Drew Barrymore Show47, will premiere the third season of her beloved chat show on Monday with a touching visit from Long, 44, who she dated on and off from 2007 to 2010.
A preview of the season premiere shows the former couple kissing before sitting down for an emotional chat about their relationship. Dressed in a cream colored suit and matching wedge heels, Barrymore had tears in her eyes as she discussed their shared past.
“I also feel like we’ve been through so much together,” she told Long. “When we used to talk and FaceTime, I was always like, ‘You know, I’ve really grown Justin. I always wanted to prove to you how much of a different person I was than when we dated.”
“You were the best,” he replied.
Barrymore opened up a bit more about their relationship, which she called “really fun.”
“We had so much fun but we were more hedonistic. A little more immature. We were coming together, we were breaking up,” she said. “It was chaos, it was super fun.”
“Funny chaos – well yes, most hedonism is fun,” said the Barbaric the actor agreed.
Despite their fond memories, the couple eventually separated. Long been dating blue crush actress Kate Bosworth, 39, since 2021, while Barrymore is a single mother of two after divorcing husband Will Kopelman in 2016.
The talk show host had nothing but good things to say about her time with Long, who she co-starred with in He’s just not very interested. In July, Barrymore explained that she didn’t understand why she and Long were so important in the public eye. However, she explained why he is such a good catch.
“I didn’t understand why we were an interesting couple. It didn’t make sense to me. Like, who cares? We’re not exciting,” Barrymore told comedian Mike Birbiglia on his talk. show. Birbiglia made her film debut in go the distance, the 2010 film in which Barrymore and Long played long-distance loves.
“We’re not the first people to meet on set and have a romance,” Barrymore explained, adding that she’s been “very much in love with Justin.”
She added that one of Long’s most wonderful traits is that “he’s funny. The sharpest wit. Want to know why he gets all the ladies? Well, there are a few reasons, but . .. he’s brilliant. He’ll just knock your socks off with laughter.”
During a 2019 interview on his podcast, Life is short with Justin Longlong said We Weekly that he would like to have Barrymore as a guest on his show.
“Just talk about the fun of talking to someone,” he explained. “She’s a great loveseat, so of course, yes.”
Long isn’t the only ex Barrymore, thrice divorced, has reunited with on TV. She welcomed her second husband Tom Green on her show in 2020, although it was the first time in 15 years that they had come face to face.
“You’ve had a lifetime and I’ve had a lifetime, and it’s really nice to get together and check in and talk about it,” Barrymore told Green.