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OMG!Drew Barrymore “Almost Died” While Filming Her New Show ‘Santa Clarita Diet’

Poor Drew Barrymore!

In a candid new interview, the 41-year-old actress surprisingly revealed she “almost died” while filming her new show, Santa Clarita Diet — how scary!

In the Netflix series — which recently premiered on Friday, Feb. 3 — Drew plays Sheila Hammond, a suburban mom and real estate agent who goes through a zombie-like transformation and must start eating humans to survive.

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While rehearsing one scene in which Sheila jumps on a man’s back to kill him, Drew accidentally fell and hit her head on the concrete floor. “[The actor] was a wide guy and Drew didn’t get a great grip,” the show’s creator, Victor Fresco, told Us Weekly of the ordeal.

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Drew in Santa Clarita Diet.

“Then he held onto her legs as she slipped off, and so she just pivoted down all the way and just hit her head. I thought, ‘That’s it. We’ve killed Drew Barrymore,'” Fresco continued.

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“It was f–king terrifying. It was very serious,” Drew said of the incident while recently promoting Santa Clarita Diet in NYC. “I’ve never had a feeling like that in my life.”

According to the mom-of-two — Drew shares two daughters, Olive, 4, and Frankie, 2, with ex-husband Will Kopelman — paramedics then took her to a nearby hospital to receive MRIs and CAT scans.

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Drew and Timothy on Santa Clarita Diet.

Filming on the Netflix show — which also stars Timothy Olyphant as Sheila’s husband, Joel! — was halted for one week as Drew recovered from her injury. “Coming back, it was scary. Everyone was really tense,” she said of returning to work.

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“I love that this group of people, who aren’t family necessarily, are coming together and care about my well-being,” Drew recalled. “It was a nice moment where you see the good in people.”

We’re so glad Drew is ok!

Click through the gallery below to see cute photos of Drew’s daughters Olive and Frankie!

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