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Drew Barrymore & Adam Sandler Reveal Behind-The-Scenes Tidbit About 'The Wedding Singer'

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By Taylor Hodgkins on December 5, 2022 at 8:30 PM EST

Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore will truly 'grow old with' one another on-screen forever more!

The longtime besties and co-stars of two beloved rom-com reunited once again on an episode of "The Drew Barrymore Show," which will air on Tuesday, December 6th, where the pair discussed their two films, 1998's "The Wedding Singer" and 2003's "50 First Dates."

The duo also revealed a cute behind-the-scenes secret that Barrymore explained she implemented on the set of both films. Barrymore's trick- which we'll dish about soon- may have helped make the two films the classics they are today!

Read on to find out a cool piece of behind-the-scenes trivia Barrymore used on the set of "The Wedding Singer" and "50 First Dates!"

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The Behind-The-Scenes Request Barrymore Made On Set Isn't The Only Interesting Tidbit She's Revealed Recently!

Barrymore has a variety of outlets where she shares interesting and candid tidbits about her life with her fans and followers!

The Blast has covered multiple of Barrymore's recent revelations, including her vulnerable discussions about her sobriety.

Barrymore's relationship with alcohol and drugs is an aspect of her life she has publicly discussed for decades. She memorably first wrote about her experience in the memoir "Little Girl Lost" published in 1990.

Three decades later, Barrymore continues to pen essays about her experience. According to one of our reports from last month, Barrymore wrote an essay about her sobriety in her magazine, "Drew," called "Take Care Of Yourself."

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In her essay, Barrymore wrote, "One of the bravest things you can do is to slay those dragons and finally change an awful cycle in which you've found yourself stuck. For me, it was to stop drinking. Making the decision to end her relationship with alcohol was "one of the most liberating things in my journey of life" and it helped to "finally become free of the torture of guilt and dysfunction" (via The Blast, per Yahoo!)

Barrymore has also been incredibly candid about her relationship with Cupid! The 47-year-old recently revealed a heartstopping tidbit about her personal life: she is dating again!

Barrymore took a break from dating after her divorce from ex Will Koppelman six years ago.

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She asked Whoopi Goldberg about her personal life on a recent episode of "The Drew Barrymore Show" and revealed the latest goss about her own.

"I am [dating]," Barrymore revealed about her own experience with finding a partner. "Because it had been so many years, I started to get a little worried, like I'm too good at being alone," she told Goldberg, 67.

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Barrymore Reveals How She Helped Make A Romantic Moment Happen In 'The Wedding Singer!'

It may come as no surprise to fans of "The Wedding Singer star that she has experienced her fair share of romantic moments on-screen as well!

As we mentioned before, Barrymore recently had her frequent co-star Sandler- the duo also starred in 2014's "Blended" together- and chatted about how one of the most romantic scenes in rom-com history came to be.

In her conversation with Sandler, Barrymore asks, "If you had one movie you had to choose, one movie get to represent like, you know when they put the time capsule together, what would be your one [movie]?"

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"So the movie that kind of sums up everything?," Sandler asked, "I worked with this young lady one time, I met her at the Newsroom Cafe, she came in, she had stylish hair, pinkish, she came in, we jammed on a movie idea, we got together we shot it, we had the best time ever, and I said 'I want to see that one,' and we call it... 'The Wedding Singer,' he and Barrymore said in unison.

"I wasn't allowed to sing 'Grow Old With You,' to Drew..." Sandler continues, "I said 'I wrote that song,' [and Barrymore said] 'I don't wanna hear it!'

Barrymore then chimes in "That's my reaction on film for the first time," and then adds, "I did that with 'forgetful Lucy' too," she reveals, of her "50 First Dates" character.

Those scenes that can tug at our heartstrings can definitely benefit from those extra magical behind-the-scenes moments!

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