Drew Barrymore Spends Mother's Day with daughter, Frankie, and ex-mother in law.

Drew Barrymore Spends Mother’s Day with Estranged Husband’s Mom

05/08/2016 at 06:30 PM ET

Drew Barrymore and husband Will Kopelman may have decided to end their four-year marriage, but that doesn’t mean the family is completely fractured.

On Mother’s Day, Barrymore posted a cute Instagram photo showing her laughing outside with her daughter Frankie, 2, and her ex-mother in law Coco Kopelman. Her elder daughter Olive, 3, was not pictured.

Drew Barrymore mother's day
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Three generations. Grammy. Me and Frank's. @cocokopelman #happymothersday #iheartgrammy.

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She also shared a shot of herself and Coco holding colorful drinks, writing, “#newschool #iloveauntyjill #iheartgrammy #happymothersday #greatmoms #2016 @jillkargman @cocokopelman.”

#newschool #iloveauntyjill #iheartgrammy #happymothersday #greatmoms #2016 @jillkargman @cocokopelman

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While Barrymore was clearly enjoying her day with her soon-to-be-former-mother-in-law, she did take time to honor her own mom, Jaid Barrymore.

#oldschool #happymothersdsy #thankyoumom #1982

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Although Barrymore and Will have broken up, she is close to her former in-laws. Drew has said that since the split, she found happiness in herself.

“Just strength. Now that I’m a mom, and I know that it harkens back to the girls, aside from that, it really is ‘girl power,’ ‘badass,’ ” the actress told PEOPLE of what keeps her happy at her Mother’s Day Event hosted with Shutterfly and the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles at Estrella. “It is ‘strength,’ ‘clarity,’ ‘conviction.”

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tiff on

I didn’t know that Drew and her husband Will separated. Such a shame! Granted we don’t know why they really separated, but all I can think is: what was he thinking! Lol. Drew has always come across as a positive, intelligent, bright and beautiful woman. A shame indeed.

Erin on

Where have you been, under a rock? ha ha. She broke up with him.

Ellie on

I love Drew. But seriously, why does she always look like a bag lady?? Awful clothes, bedraggled hair, and not even a little lipstick. I feel sorry for her girls.

Gretchen on

Ellie, take a look at the third photo from the top with Drew , her M-I-L and another woman. You can clearly see Drew is wearing lipstick. When she needs to get all dressed up, she does. Otherwise, it’s her life, her choice.

Gina on

I’m glad she has remained close to Will’s parents. After all, they are still grandparents to her children. I think it shows a lot of maturity in the midst of a divorce. Good for her.

Zas on

She looks so cute when she was young with her mother.

Yvonne on

I always wonder why Drew has such trouble keeping a relationship together. From her relationship with her family to those with men-she bails on everyone and always has. At some point you have to accept that where there’s smoke there’s fire-and broken relationships happen around Drew all the time. At this point I would say it has to be her that causes it. Even in the movies she’s in she appears terrifically funny but with a strong undercurrent of very defiant and hard headed, like she can’t bend for anyone. I strongly suspect it’s either her way or the highway at all times😦 Sad for the girls, it would have been nice for them if they had an intact family unit.

St on

Ellie above, so perfect clothes, hair, and lipstick is what makes a good mom? Lame comments which makes no sense!

bb on

I feel that she married Will for his family. She mentioned them in interviews a lot…I think they are a tight-knit, happy, stable group that was unlike her wild and crazy childhood. I think she just really wanted to be a part of such a group and have her children have that as well.

What? on

She’s not even divorced yet, and these writers refer to Will’s mom as Drew’s ex MIL?

Poppy on

@tiff She ran from the relationship as soon as it became a bit difficult, just like she does with every man she’s ever been involved in a relationship.

max gionvallo on

Drew is great will is a loser.

max gionvallo on

hey poppy u are a fucking whore you post on every single drew barrymore article,jealous much bitch…..p.s. say hi to your 100 cats for me…lol.

jm on

Not a good sign seeing an addict/alcoholic with a drink in their hand.

Anonymous on

I think it is wonderful to see the three of them together.

It is incredible how many of you know so much about Drew personally especially her marriage. I didn’t realize she would share so much with people who would post on public pages.

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