In between kisses it was all smiles and laughs.” The next night, the couple reunited at Ike sushi in Hollywood.“They sat at the sushi bar and ordered Sake and dinner. They were smiling ear to ear the whole time, and laughing and looking they were so happy they were going to burst,” an eyewitness reveals.She was already a regular at the racy Studio 54 as a young girl, smoking cigarettes at age of nine, drinking alcohol at age eleven, smoking marijuana at age twelve and snorting cocaine at age thirteen.Her nightlife and constant partying became a popular subject with the media.Her first name, "Drew", was the maiden name of her paternal great-grandmother, Georgie Drew Barrymore, and her middle name, "Blythe," was the original surname of the dynasty founded by her great-grandfather, Maurice Barrymore.
Barrymore grew up on Poinsetta Place in West Hollywood until the age of 7, when she moved to Sherman Oaks.She starred alongside Jeff Bridges and Alice Krige in the 1989 romantic comedy See You in the Morning.Vincent Canby of The New York Times criticized "the fashionable phoniness" of the film, but positively singled out Barrymore for her performance.(In her 2015 memoir Wildflower, she says she talks "like a valley girl" because she grew up in Sherman Oaks.) She moved back to West Hollywood upon becoming emancipated at 14.In the wake of her sudden stardom, Barrymore endured a notoriously troubled childhood.