• I grew up in a family that was multifaceted, sexually oriented, and pretty much open to everything. And because I was working, my friends were all adults. I had a tough time going to different schools because people knew me from films and I was the fat child who got beaten up every day.

    "Drew Barrymore Admits Her Directorial Debut Whip It Has the Pain of Her Childhood". The Mail on Sunday Interview, March 14, 2010.