Drew Barrymore Supports Mother Jaid Financially and More Celebrity News

We’ve rounded up some of the best stories of the day, featuring news items that you may have missed with Drew Barrymore, Halle Berry, Kristin Wiig and other celebrity news stories.

Nothing can break Drew Barrymore’s bond with her mother, Jaid, not even the actress’ very public emancipation.

In the Golden Globe winner’s new memoir, Wildflower, she opened up about her relationship with her mom after being emancipated at age 14. [Us Weekly]


Halle Berry’s divorce petition went under the radar, because she didn’t use her real name, and now a legal fight is brewing over who’s divorcing who.

TMZ obtained the docs Halle filed Monday … one day before Olivier Martinez filed his own divorce petition.

Halle gives her name as Hal Maria. Hal is obviously short for Halle, and Maria is her middle name. We’re told she did it for privacy reasons. [TMZ]


Kristen Wiig visited Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday to promote her new film Nasty Baby, but it was the trailer she shared for the fake movie Crying in a Sweater that caught our attention.

Crying in a Sweater finds Wiig in the midst of a sartorial-infused meltdown — sobbing in sweaters of all shapes and sizes — while fake praise, like “Witness the rebirth of Kristen Wiig” and “This is the Wiigaissance,” flashes across the screen. [Huffington Post]


Did you see Inside Out?

Remember how you became a weeping puddle in the middle of the movie theatre (or in the comfort of your own home, if you saw it there)? Well sorry, but that’s about to happen again, thanks to the Honest Trailer Screen Junkies just dropped. [Socialite Life]


This list of current TV shows with the best writing ranks all the series that are sure to impress and entertain audiences.

From brilliant dialogue to memorable character arcs, the people in the writer’s rooms of these series deserve their accolades. In fact, several shows on this list have been nominated or received awards from the Writers Guild of America, the Emmys, or the Golden Globes. [Ranker]


Just days before Halloween, Bette Midler took to Twitter to get us all excited about a possible Hocus Pocus sequel!!!

The actress updated fans on the progress being made on a reboot to the unforgettable 1993 Disney movie. But, don’t expect a new one anytime soon because the production is delayed. [Pink Is the New Blog]


Hollywood heavyweights Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio have both starred in several Martin Scorsese films. Now the veteran director has pitted his two collaborators against each other in The Audition, with both vying for the same role.

The 15-minute film, a multimillion-dollar short movie promoting the opening of Melco Crown Entertainment’s new casino in Macau, sees Scorsese, De Niro and DiCaprio playing themselves, and even Brad Pitt makes an appearance. [Reuters]