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Drew Barrymore Thought She Got High Off Fake Weed While on Set, Recalls Prop Expert

29 March 2017 12:47 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Drew Barrymore might have been smoking fake weed while shooting the 2010 film Going the Distance, but apparently it felt pretty real to her.

“There was a scene with Drew Barrymore and Justin Long where they smoke out of a bong, and it was kind of a mixed experience,” prop specialist Jeff Butcher tells Refinery29.

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Butcher says for scenes such as this, he gets a "herb that looks like weed but doesn’t get you high."

"I spent like an hour smoking this bong to try and make it look like a bong that had been smoked in before," he recalls. "And then, you know, we did the scene and Drew thought that she was high and the directors thought that she was high!"

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While Butcher insists that Barrymore was smoking fake weed, he doesn't »

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Drew Barrymore Once Thought She Got Stoned Off Fake Weed, Says Prop Expert

29 March 2017 11:29 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Here’s a film shoot Drew Barrymore won’t easily forget.

According to a Hollywood prop expert who specializes in faking drug use for movies, the actress once thought she got stoned off the faux marijuana used in her 2010 film Going the Distance.

“There was a scene with Drew Barrymore and Justin Long where they smoke out of a bong, and it was kind of a mixed experience,” prop specialist Jeff Butcher told Refinery29.

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Butcher had found success in previous movies with an herbal substance that resembles weed but doesn »

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