Drew Barrymore is proving Hugh Grant what his voice can do after he jokingly called it “awful”.
During WIRED video interview published on Monday, where he answers the “most searched questions on the web”, the Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Thieves The actor was asked, “Does Hugh Grant actually sing in Music and LyricsHe replied yes, but that he is “self-tuned beyond belief. In fact, that’s not true. I’m a bit self-tuned, but not as much as some.
While laughing, the actor went on to say that Barrymore, who starred opposite him in the 2007 rom-com, wouldn’t mind saying “his singing is just awful” in the film.
The Marc Lawrence-directed film follows former music superstar Alex Fletcher (Grant) who gets the opportunity to step back into his career when asked to write a song for teenage sensation Cora Corman (Haley Bennett). The only problem is that he can’t compose lyrics, so he teams up with Sophie Fisher (Barrymore), a young woman with a sense of words, to help him write a song.
Grant, who recently went viral after an awkward Oscars red carpet interview with Ashley Graham, didn’t stop there. “I’ve heard dogs bark better than she sings,” he added jokingly. “But… once they got her sorted, she sounded way better than me, because she’s got heart, voice and rock ‘n’ roll. When I looked like Julie Andrews and also wanted to be kind of rock ‘n’ roll.
Following the WIRED interview, the charlie’s angels The actress was all smiles as she took to Instagram on Thursday to share a clip of herself singing “Way Back Into Love,” from Music and Lyrics, with the caption “#SingForHughGrant JOIN ME”. After showing her voice, she addresses Grant saying, “Oh Hugh, Bert, Hubert, this is for you.”