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    Gerard Butler Says He "Almost Killed" Hilary Swank On The Set Of "P.S. I Love You"

    "I'm just sitting there in my Irish boxer shorts and boots and I just started crying."

    Gerard Butler still feels bad about what happened between him and Hilary Swank back in 2007!

    A closeup of Gerard and Hilary

    Apparently, things got a little dangerous while they were filming P.S. I Love You — and Hilary actually ended up in the hospital!

    A closeup of Gerard looking shocked next to Hilary

    "She was so cool, so great to work with, that I almost killed her!" Gerard said during an appearance on The Drew Barrymore Show.

    A closeup of Gerard and Hilary

    Gerard explained that it all went down while they were filming the bedroom scene where he dances around the room in boxers and suspenders.

    Gerard and Hilary stare into each other's eyes in the movie

    "I literally shot that scene for a day and a half and had to dance like an idiot in the suspenders...and I was like, 'I can't believe I'm doing this,'" Gerard laughed.

    A closeup of Gerard

    After successfully filming the scene quite a few times, Gerard recalled that everything went awry when the suspender clip got stuck.

    A closeup of Gerard

    "The clip, which was a crocodile clip, got stuck in the television as I'm crawling towards her," he shared. "It gets stuck, it releases, flies over my head, hits her in the head, slashes her head."

    A closeup of Gerard and Hilary laughing

    He continued, "I cut her open. You could even see the teeth [of the clip]. She had to get taken to the hospital."

    Gerard points to his forehead

    Gerard says in a matter of "three seconds," the set was totally cleared out and he was left incredibly upset in his boxers.

    A closeup of Gerard

    "I'm just sitting there in my Irish boxer shorts and boots and a pair of socks and I just started crying," Gerard admitted.

    A closeup of Gerard

    He added, "I was like, 'I scarred Hilary Swank. I almost took her eye out, and I just made a fool of myself for two days!'"

    A closeup of Gerard and Hilary

    Thankfully, Hilary was okay and it sounds like they were able to resume filming!

    You can hear all that Gerard had to say below.

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