Sunday 30 April 2017

Selma Blair says 'psychotic blackout' during plane outburst was a 'regrettable mistake'

Actress Selma Blair attends Max Mara Celebrates Natalie Dormer - The 2016 Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future at Chateau Marmont on June 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Actress Selma Blair attends Max Mara Celebrates Natalie Dormer - The 2016 Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future at Chateau Marmont on June 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Actress Selma Blair attends Stella McCartney Autumn 2016 Presentation at Amoeba Music on January 12, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Actress Selma Blair attends Max Mara Celebrates Natalie Dormer - The 2016 Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future at Chateau Marmont on June 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Actress Selma Blair attends the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards at the Hammerstein Ballroom on June 6, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Selma Blair reveals she is "fully recovered" after she had a "psychotic blackout" and had to be removed from an airplane last June.

The Cruel Intentions star (44) was carried off a plane on a stretcher when she had a bad reaction from mixing prescription medication with aclohol.

At the time, she caused concern among other passengers when she allegedly began yelling, “He burns my private parts. He won’t let me eat or drink. He beats me. He’s going to kill me.”

Blair said of the incident, which her five-year-old son Arthur was present for, was a "regrettable thing".

Actress Selma Blair attends the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards at the Hammerstein Ballroom on June 6, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
Actress Selma Blair attends the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards at the Hammerstein Ballroom on June 6, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

"I’m recovered, and my family is fully recovered. We’re doing great. I’m doing great, I’m taking care of myself. It was a one-time accident," she told People, adding it was an "embarrassing situation".

She said she no longer drinks alcohol and said the entire situation was "out of character" for her.

"I am someone that should never drink and I rarely do — I don’t drink anymore — but I did," she explained in October.

"I was going through something, I had a glass of wine, someone gave me a pill that I thought was something I had taken before, which I don’t take on a regular basis, it was something completely different. Very bad choice. And I had a total psychotic blackout."

Actress Selma Blair attends Max Mara Celebrates Natalie Dormer - The 2016 Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future at Chateau Marmont on June 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Actress Selma Blair attends Max Mara Celebrates Natalie Dormer - The 2016 Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future at Chateau Marmont on June 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

"I had empathy for myself actually afterwards because it was actually so out of character for me, especially because I’m a mother."

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