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What Does Drew Barrymore's Olive & Frankie Tattoo Mean? It's A Tribute To Her Girls


If you follow Drew Barrymore on Instagram, then you know that she recently spent some time in a tattoo artist’s chair getting some new ink. After teasing a pic of her new in-progress tat on Thursday, Barrymore followed up with a close-up shot, showing the words “Olive & Frankie” handwritten on the inside of her wrist. What does Drew Barrymore’s Olive & Frankie tattoo mean? It’s a beautifully simple tribute to her daughters’ names. According to the Daily Mail, Barrymore and her husband Will Kopelman became parents back in 2012 when their first daughter, Olive, was born, and then had their second daughter, Frankie, in 2014.

Drew Barrymore hasn’t shied away from gushing about how much she loves being a mom to her girls, and often talks about motherhood in interviews and on social media. In November, Barrymore spoke to Hello! magazine about stepping back from her acting career while her daughters are young, saying:

But even though Barrymore has taken a break from acting, she is still quite a busy mama. In addition to raising her girls, Barrymore also runs a successful film production company, Flower Films, and a makeup and eyewear line, Flower. She even has her own brand of wine, called, uh, Barrymore Wines. Given everything that’s on her plate, it’s no surprise that she’s given a fair bit of thought to the idea of multitasking and “having it all.” In an interview for Marie Claire’s April issue, Barrymore said,

So does her love for motherhood mean that another little Barrymore-Kopelman might be in the works? She hasn’t ruled it out. When asked about more kids, Barrymore told Us Weekly,

But one thing she is sure of? How much she has changed now that she’s a mother:

So, so true.