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Barrymore wouldn't play a married woman

hollywood Updated: Aug 27, 2010 12:15 IST

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Hollywood star Drew Barrymore wouldn't play a married character in a film because she doesn't relate to it.

The 35-year-old actress, who stars as a journalist in a long-distance relationship in Going The Distance, admits she likes doing romantic comedy movies, but only enjoys intelligent and realistic representations of love, London Evening Standard reported.

"I need rom-coms at the end of a bad day - a nice happy ending and a fairytale. On the other hand I like movies that are very grounded in reality but still maintain their comedy," she said.drewbarrymore

"I'm not at a place in my life where I want to play a character who says, 'I just have to get married!. "I swear to God, with some of these romantic comedies, these women are being shot in the butt with steroids, and I fell like they'll eat the husband alive on their wedding day.

It just terrifies me," Barrymore added.The actress, who is said to be in a relationship with her Going the Distance co-star Justin Long, also admits she likes the idea of exploring the difficulties of being a modern woman in a film.

"This movie asks the question: 'How do you keep the job and the guy?' That is a question I'm interested in discussing, not like, 'I'm going to rip your hair out because you stole my wedding dress.' I don't care about that," she said.

Going The Distance is released worldwide throughout September.