Drew Barrymore mocks Andrew Garfield for not having sex for six months

Drew Barrymore mocks Andrew Garfield for not having sex for six months
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Drew Barrymore was unimpressed by Andrew Garfield's claim he went celibate for six months to prepare for his role in Silence – insinuating she could do better.

On Tuesday's (20 September) episode of The Drew Barrymore Show, the actress and 'Drew’s News' co-host Ross Matthews discussed Garfield's method acting.

"I get abstaining from sex; I mean, I did that my entire 20s, right?" the Charlie's Angels star joked.

"What's wrong with me? That six months doesn't seem like a very long time? I was like, 'Yeah, so?'"

Matthews replied: "We buried the lede there; that’s the headline. Drew can go six months, no big deal."

She also revealed that, she too, has dabbled with method acting in the past: "I definitely, on certain projects, like when I did Grey Gardens, this film I did where I played beloved real-life woman Edie Beale, I was so nervous I didn't really chit chat with everybody on set, I just really stayed in character."

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For context, Garfield previously highlighted the level of preparation he underwent ahead of filming the movie.

Speaking on the popular podcast WTF with Marc Maron in August, the 39-year-old recalled practising a "bunch of spiritual practices every day, I created new rituals, I was celibate for six months, and I was fasting a lot".

He expressed how he gets "bothered" by the idea that method acting is "f***ing bulls***", adding: "No, I don’t think you know what method acting is if you’re calling it bulls***, or you just worked with someone who claims to be a method actor who isn’t actually acting the method at all."

Garfield continued: "It’s also very private. I don’t want people to see the f**king pipes of my toilet. I don’t want them to see how I’m making the sausage."

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