Drew Barrymore proves to Hugh Grant what her voice can do when he jokingly calls her singing “terrible”.
during a WIRED a video interview published on Monday in which he answers “the most searched questions on the web”. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves the actor was asked: “Does Hugh Grant really sing? Music and words?” He replied that he does, but he’s “auto-tuned beyond belief. Actually, that’s not true. I’m a little bit auto-tuned, but not as much as some people.”
Laughing, the actor said Barrymore, who starred opposite him in the 2007 rom-com, wouldn’t mind if he said “her singing is absolutely terrible” in the film.
Directed by Marc Lawrence, the film follows former music superstar Alex Fletcher (Grant), who gets a chance to make a career comeback when he is asked to write a song for teen sensation Cora Corman (Haley Bennett). The only problem is that he can’t write lyrics, so he teams up with Sophie Fisher (Barrymore), a younger woman who has a way of using words to help write a song.
Grant, who recently went viral after an interview with Ashley Graham at the Oscars, didn’t stop there. “I’ve heard dogs bark better than he sings,” he added jokingly. “But… when he was tuned, he sounded a lot better than I did, because he’s got heart and voice and rock ‘n’ roll. Whereas I sounded like Julie Andrews and I was also going to be kind of rock ‘n’ roll.
By following WIRED interview, Charlie’s Angels the actress was all smiles as she took to Instagram on Thursday to share a clip from her song “Way Back Into Love” Music and words, with the caption “#SingForHughGrant JOIN ME.” After performing his song, he turns to Grant and says, “Oh Hugh, Bert, Hubert, it’s for you.”