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Selma Blair Breaks Down On Airplane, Is Removed On Stretcher [UPDATED]
Update: Selma Blair has released a statement, apologizing for the incident. See below.
Actress Selma Blair, who most recently portrayed Kris Jenner in The People v. O.J. Simpson, was removed from a plane headed from Cancún, Mexico to LAX after she apparently began screaming and crying uncontrollably, reports TMZ.
Blair was heard shouting "He burns my private parts. He won't let me eat or drink. He beats me. He's going to kill me." She supposedly repeated saying, "He beats me. He's going to kill me."
The actress deplaned via stretcher once the jet landed, and was transported by paramedics to a nearby hospital, according to People Magazine.
Other passengers aboard the flight reported seeing Blair drinking wine in her first-class seat, but also supposedly watched her dissolve an unknown substance into the alcohol. Speculation across the internet infers that this dissolved substance was a prescription medication, though no specifics are known. We do know, however, that a pair of nurses aboard the jet checked Blair's baggage for pills, after which the pilot radioed to report that a passenger on board had mixed medication with alcohol.
Blair's 4-year-old son Arthur Saint was also aboard the aircraft. Before takeoff in Mexico, the actress posted the following picture to Instagram:
Update [3:45]: Selma Blair has apologized for the incident in a statement released to Vanity Fair, explaining, "I made a big mistake yesterday. After a lovely trip with my son and his Dad, I mixed alcohol with medication, and that caused me to black out and led me to say and do things that I deeply regret." She apologized to the passengers and crew on board the plane and says the incident left her "filled with shame."
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