EgyptAir is standing by an uncommon article printed on its in-flight journal, which the writer claims was based mostly on an interview with actress Drew Barrymore.
The interview, which incorporates what many say are unlikely quotes by the 43-year-old actress, went viral Wednesday after author and political analyst Adam Baron tweeted out photos of the article calling it “surreal.”
“This interview with Drew Barrymore within the EgyptAir in flight journal is, ummm, surreal,” Baron tweeted.
The article is oddly opinionated and is riddled with misspellings and grammatical errors. It leads with an outline of Barrymore as “being unstable in her relationships” and quoted her as saying that motherhood was “an important position in my life.” The article additionally stated the “Santa Clarita Weight-reduction plan” star had failed relationships as a result of her mother and father divorced.
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“It’s identified that Barrymore had nearly 17 relationships, engagements and marriages; psychologists imagine that her habits is simply pure since she lacked the male position mannequin in her life after her mother and father’ divorce,” the article learn.
One other passage discusses Barrymore’s weight after giving delivery, and in one other purported quote, Barrymore celebrates girls’s achievements in “the West” as a result of they deal with duties that males can not.
“Girls exert large efforts that males are incapable of exerting on account of their quite a few commitments and obligations,” the article quoted her as saying.
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EgyptAir launched an announcement on Twitter thanking the article’s writer, Aida Tekla, for “the clarification.”
The airline stated Tekla was the previous president of the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation. Tekla tweeted that the interview came about in New York and is “real and much from pretend.” Nonetheless, her tweet was riddled with misspellings — together with Barrymore’s title.
A spokesperson for Barrymore instructed the Huffington Publish that the star “didn’t take part” within the interview and that “her staff is working with the airline PR staff.” Barrymore has not instantly commented on the article.
A rep for Barrymore didn’t instantly return Fox Information’ request for remark.
The Related Press contributed to this report.