Drew Barrymore offers rare details on finding love as Vanessa Hudgens shares marriage struggles

Drew Barrymore has offered fans an update on her search for love, admitting it has been an “attempt” to reintroduce herself “to the world”. Vanessa Hudgens was a guest on his talk show this week, but she took over hosting duties when Drew revealed that Vanessa would make a great talk show host.

The pair then switched places, and Vanessa asked Drew if he had started “slipping into any DMs” after first asking Vanessa for advice.

Drew said, “I got back on the dating app and went on a few dates, but it felt like an effort — not that the time spent was an effort, but rather to engage with the world and stay at home.” ” “I don’t feel like anything is clicking.”

Drew asks Vanessa about her wedding plans; The actress and singer is engaged to baseball player Cole Tucker. But Vanessa shared that she’s struggling too, and she’s keen to run away.

Vanessa states, “It’s hard, and finding a place is hard, I just want to run away – I’m lost,” Cole has no opinion and that he “just wants to marry me”.

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Vanessa Hudgens on Drew Barrymore© The Drew Barrymore Show
Vanessa asks Drew about his love life

Cole, 26, is a baseball player, shortstop and outfield in the Colorado Rockies organization. He made his Major League Baseball debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2019, playing with them through 2022.

The pair met on a Zoom meditation group call, and Vanessa shares that she was the first to make the move. The couple was first seen together in November 2020. Then, on Valentine’s Day 2021, Vanessa and Cole went public with their relationship via the actress’ Instagram.

Vanessa Hudgens and boyfriend Cole Tucker pose for photos© Getty
vanessa and cole

She posted a photo of the two of them kissing with the caption: “It’s you. It’s me. It’s us”, before tagging Cole at the end of her message.

The happy couple got engaged in late 2022 but only announced their engagement in February 2023. Following news of the couple online, Vanessa took to Instagram to share some photos taken after their engagement last year.

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Vanessa Hudgens has an engagement ring on her hand© Instagram
Cole proposed in Paris

The singer and actress captioned her post simply but proudly: “Yes. We couldn’t be happier,” along with a heart emoji.

She was previously in a relationship with Oscar-nominated Elvis star Austin Butler for nine years. The pair began dating in 2011 and broke up in early 2020, when Austin moved to Australia to film the Baz Luhrmann biopic.

Will Kopelman and Drew Barrymore at the Cinema Society 'Miss You Already' Film Screening After Party, New York, USA - October 25, 2015© Getty
Will Kopelman and Drew have two children

never been Kissed After divorcing Jeremy Thomas in 1995, Tom Green in 2002, and Will Kopelman in 2016, Drew has been very clear on her views on marriage over the years.

Despite being walked down the aisle three times, Drew admits, “I don’t feel like I could take this again,” if she experiences another marriage breakup. She is the mother of two daughters, Olive and Frankie, whom she welcomed with Will.

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