Immediately’s Drew Barrymore Present viewers was able to celebration prefer it was their birthday as rapper 50 Cent stepped in to take over for Drew Barrymore whereas she took a well-deserved time off.
“I do know what you’re considering. I’m not Drew Barrymore. However I received you. You recognize, you’re with me as we speak,” he advised the viewers earlier than throwing to a clip from one among final week’s episodes the place the discuss present host joked about not having the ability to play hooky, since, in fact, what’s The Drew Barrymore Present with out Drew Barrymore?
“That is what it will be like if I made a decision to play hooky,” she mentioned within the clip as she hid behind her Drew’s Information desk, leaving co-host Ross Mathews sitting alone. “I can’t get away with it.”
“You’ll be able to’t. Is somebody gonna sub for you, Drew? You’ll be able to’t do it,” Mathews mentioned to which she responded, “I don’t know. However I simply merely can’t get away with, ‘I can’t be there.’”
Flashing again to the Drew’s Information desk, the place 50 Cent sat with Mathews and SNL alum Melissa Villaseńor, the rapper, who mentioned he’s a “large fan” of the present and that he’s “so excited” to host, identified that “she discovered how you can get away with it” and joked, “I don’t know if daytime TV is prepared for me however we’re about to seek out out.”
For these questioning if all the things is OK with Barrymore, Mathews assured the viewers that she’s “doing nice.” He mentioned, “We simply had been Zooming. She says hello to you at residence. Hello to all of you right here at our studio. And an enormous good day to each of you and a lot gratitude for stepping in.”
The Drew Barrymore Present airs on weekdays at 9:30 a.m. ET on CBS.