Drew Barrymore Took on Social Media Trolls in the Best Way

After admitting she'd been "hurt" by the comments.

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Drew Barrymore took to Instagram this week to respond to social media trolls who left comments on her feed which she called "mean, cruel, and ugly."

It all started when the actress shared an adorable throwback photo of her 12-year-old self, donning '90s eyeshadow and braces:

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But harmful comments soon flooded the 43-year-old's social media account. Another post in which Barrymore holds a starfish led to further controversy, as fans asked what her stance on animal rights is:

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Barrymore shared an inspiring post in response:

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The actress reminded followers that "pretty is on the inside," and advised them that "if you don’t have something nice to say... don’t say anything at all."

We couldn't have said it any better ourselves.

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