Drew Barrymore makes a glamorous appearance at the Power of Women event

Drew Barrymore is dusting herself off after she was recently forced to apologize for giving her opinion on the Johnny Depp Y amber heard test.

On Thursday night, the ET star appeared in good spirits and having fun while attending Variety’s Power of Women event in New York City.

Putting on a brave face, the 47-year-old actress and talk show host smiled for the cameras before rubbing shoulders with Camila Cabello once inside the star-studded bash.

What a drama?  Drew Barrymore makes a glamorous appearance at the Power of Women event...days after she was forced to apologize for intervening in Johnny and Amber's trial

What a drama? Drew Barrymore makes a glamorous appearance at the Power of Women event…days after she was forced to apologize for intervening in Johnny and Amber’s trial

His appearance comes just days after Drew bowed to pressure from social media critics and issued an apology for comments he made about the libel trial, which he described as “a layer of madness” and a “dive of seven layers of madness”.

Last week, Drew divided opinion when he shared his thoughts on the ongoing and high-profile trial between the former couple, which has included several accusations of domestic abuse, but also a series of bizarre moments, including a former goalie for Depp and Heard vaping. during his filmed statement, and the Pirates of the Caribbean actor laughing at a mention of his penis.

Still, when Barrymore spoke out about the court case, she was met with a bitter backlash online, with critics accusing her of showing a lack of ’empathy’ towards victims of abuse and taking such a serious subject lightly. .

Cleaning it up: On Thursday night, the ET star appeared in a good mood and having fun while attending Variety's Power of Women event in New York

Cleaning it up: On Thursday night, the ET star appeared in a good mood and having fun while attending Variety’s Power of Women event in New York

Night out: The 47-year-old actress and talk show host smiled for the cameras before rubbing shoulders with Camila Cabello once inside the star-studded bash

A vision in green: The star looked effortlessly chic in her flowing maxi dress

Night out: The 47-year-old actress and talk show host smiled for the cameras before rubbing shoulders with Camila Cabello once inside the star-studded bash

“It’s like a layer of insanity, it’s an immersion of seven layers of insanity,” the actress-turned-talk show host said of the trial. “I know these are the real lives of two people and I know what it’s like to have your life public.

“I understand all the feelings, but they are actually offering this information.”

His comments sparked a bitter debate on social media, with some users criticizing Barrymore while others agreed with his take on the controversial topic.

Despite the mixed reactions, however, the CBS talk show host bowed to pressure from her critics and issued a mea culpa on Instagram on Sunday, apologizing for any ‘offence’ caused and vowing to turn the reaction. in a ‘teachable moment’.

Cheeky: Drew stuck out her tongue while posing at the star-studded event

Cheeky: Drew stuck out her tongue while posing at the star-studded event

The butter wouldn't melt: Drew strikes a cheesy pose on his way to the event

The butter wouldn’t melt: Drew strikes a cheesy pose on his way to the event

It has come to my attention that I have offended people by making fun of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard and so I just want to deeply apologize and thank everyone who spoke up because this can be a teaching moment for me and how I move forward. and how I behave,’ she said in the minute-long clip.

I can be a better and more thoughtful person in the future because all I want to do is be a good person and I really appreciate the depth of this and I will grow and change from it and I thank you all for helping me grow. the way and teaching me. Thank you.’

Ironically, Barrymore’s public apology has sparked even more controversy on Twitter, with dozens of users insisting that she wasn’t wrong and shouldn’t have had to apologize for offering her thoughts on what has already been an incredibly controversial trial.

Speaker: The talk show host was asked to speak at the event, which was attended by the likes of Kim Cattrall and Amanda Seyfried.

Speaker: The talk show host was asked to speak at the event, which was attended by the likes of Kim Cattrall and Amanda Seyfried.

Friends: Drew and singer Camila hugged each other backstage

Friends: Drew and singer Camila hugged each other backstage

“Drew Barrymore having to apologize for saying the Depp/Heard trial is crazy is really stupid and wasteful,” one Twitter user commented.

‘People need to stop criticizing opinions and find things to be upset about. It IS a wild test with lots of eye-opening details. Y??’

Another accused the ‘Internet’ of hypocrisy, tweeting: ‘Internet: This trial is insane. Drew Barrymore: This trial has layers of insanity. Internet: That’s insensitive Drew.

‘Not allowed to comment on the #JohnnyDeppAmberHeardTrial at all? Why not? Everyone else is,” one person chimed in. “Drew Barrymore say what you want to say. No one has the right to suppress your voice. The trial is crazy. It’s been out a lot. [Domestic violence] it is a serious thing. Let’s keep listening.

Others accused Barrymore of bowing to pressure and playing it “safe” so as not to jeopardize her career, with one person writing, “Drew Barrymore is only being safe because she cares so much about what people think of her.”

‘Product of being too Hollywood. I want to see someone brave enough to stand up for what he says. It’s normal to look at this and say “she’s crazy!”.

The trial between Depp and Heard, which began on April 11 and runs for another three weeks, has so far seen the Pirates of the Caribbean actor accuse his ex-wife of domestic abuse during his four days of testimony on the stand.

Drew Barrymore bowed to pressure from social media critics and issued a public apology for describing the trial of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard as

Drew Barrymore bowed to pressure from critics on social media and issued a public apology for describing the trial of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard as “a layer of madness” and “a dive into seven layers of madness”.

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