Drew Barrymore is dating David Hutchinson following her divorce from Will Kopelman, Us Weekly can confirm.Barrymore, 42, and her new beau actually have a work connection."It's easy to forget now, when we've come so far, where now marriage is equal under the law, just how much courage was required for Ellen to come out on the most public of stages almost 20 years ago," he said."Just how important it was, not just to the LGBT community, but for all of us to see somebody so full of kindness and light, somebody we liked so much, somebody who could be our neighbour, or our colleague, or our sister, challenge our own assumptions.The daters are of all ages, backgrounds and from across the U. The audience comes along for the ride in a refreshingly authentic viewing experience that plays like a real-life romantic comedy.At the end of each episode, we find out if the participants want to see each other again for a second date or if they head back to love's drawing board."First Dates" is executive produced by Ellen De Generes and Jeff Kleeman for A Very Good Production, Pam Healey and John Hesling for Shed Media, and Tim Carter for Twenty Twenty.
In a speech where she was honoured with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he said that she "reminds us that we have more in common than we realise".
Hutchinson is the senior vice president of Maesa, the company that makes Barrymore's Flower Beauty products. The two first sparked romance rumors earlier this month when Barrymore tagged Hutchinson in a few of her captions on Instagram.
The first featured a blurry shot of Barrymore hanging out with her close pal Zanna Roberts Rassi and was captioned, "The sign of a good night and #sistersinbeauty @[email protected] @davidjhutchinson #groomingsisters #lovebeingagirl."The second was a photo of Barrymore and another one of her friends showing off their new Clare Vivier bags.
According to the caption, Hutchison was their photographer."We ❤Clare V.
@drewbarrymore and @sweetbuns liaison," the 42-year-old actress wrote.