"People are always like 'Is it awkward?' I'm like, 'No: because if you can't be with somebody, it doesn't mean that the love has to go away -- it just transfers to something different that works at that point in your life,'" Usmagazine.com quoted her as saying. "I'm really close with some of the people I've been with in my life because they've had such an impact on it that I don't want them to go away, you know," she added.
She also calls ex Justin Long a 'really, really good friend.' "We hang out all the time and people are like 'Are you getting back together?' And, we're like, 'No we're just friends.' He's just the sweetest guy," she said.
Barrymore is planning to work on project with former flame Fabrizio Moretti. "My ex-boyfriend Fabio, (whom) I was with for five years he's the drummer for The Strokes and I was just showing him my new movie, and we're talking about doing a song together." "I mean that's just the way if you're fortunate enough that life can be, and it's so harmonious," she added.