Drew Barrymore Calls Couple’s ‘Miraculous’ Love Story A Actual-Life ’50 First Dates’

Drew Barrymore Calls Couple’s ‘Miraculous’ Love Story A Actual-Life ’50 First Dates’


Drew Barrymore appears struck and obsessed on a real-life love story that mirrors her 2004 movie “50 First Dates.”The speak present host spotlighted Individuals’s “miraculous” human curiosity story about Andrew and Kristy Mackenzie on “The Drew Barrymore Present” Friday. “After all, once I noticed this, I went straight to a ‘50 First Dates’ place and stated, we now have to speak about this,” Barrymore shared on her present. “That is actual.”Within the film, Barrymore’s character Lucy has short-term reminiscence loss because of a automotive accident, making her romance with Henry (Adam Sandler) a bit difficult. However every day, Henry fights for Lucy’s love.Andrew and Kristy Mackenzie had been married for 37 years after they had been concerned in a near-fatal bike accident in June, Individuals reported earlier this month. When Andrew awoke within the hospital, he was satisfied that it was 1993 because of head trauma and was unable to entry any recollections previous that yr.“He knew me, however I may see him wanting by means of me,” Kristy informed the publication. “I let you know, that’s the scariest day of my life. Seeing him look by means of me like that, I didn’t know the way I used to be going to get him again.”Kristy, who suffered a light concussion, a number of damaged bones, and shoulder injury, was insistent that she share a room along with her husband.“They stated we couldn’t room collectively and I begged them and begged them,” she informed the journal. “Simply sitting and holding his hand was higher for each of us.”Ultimately the hospital relented, and allowed them to share a room, which Kristy stated led to her husband recovering his misplaced recollections.“The whole lot appeared to click on,” Kristy informed Individuals. “I saved telling them, he could be higher so long as we had been collectively. I stated, ‘Should you allow us to be collectively, he’ll get higher.’ And that’s when it began coming round.”Kristy stated that the expertise made her wish to marry “this man once more” — and the couple did simply that.The pair renewed their vows in entrance of their youngsters and grandchildren in North Carolina’s Outer Banks on Aug. 29.“I by no means would’ve made it with out her,” Andrew informed Individuals. “I’ve all the time stated, ‘You’ve received to have a function and hope in life.’ And for me, the love of my life is Kristy … I’ve received hope and function.”

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