When Drew Barrymore announced on Instagram on Thursday, December 20, that she’d lost 25 pounds, it was just the latest before-and-after version of the body-positive actress that she’s shown to her fans.
Famous since age 7 when E.T. the Extraterrestrial became a major blockbuster in 1982, Barrymore has spent nearly her entire life in the public eye. Now 43, the decades in between have contained many highs and lows for the Santa Clarita Diet star, including a stint in rehab at age 12.
The actress, producer and beauty mogul’s weight has also fluctuated throughout the years. But no matter her size, Barrymore has always provided inspirational body confidence wisdom and an honest glimpse into the pros and cons of her life for her adoring fans — and Us salutes her for it! Scroll through to see the healthy star’s physical transformation throughout the years.