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Joey King Says She Developed Surprising Blood Disorder While Filming ‘The Conjuring’

Joey King Says She Developed Surprising Blood Disorder While Filming ‘The Conjuring’

Actress Joey King has shared that while filming the horror movie, The Conjuring, she developed a blood disorder “out of nowhere.”

Back in 2013 King played Christine Perron, a little girl tormented by demons in the film. But in a new interview on “The Drew Barrymore Show,” King recalled that her time filming the horror flick makes her “shudder.”

“It was pretty intense. Some weird stuff happened on the set, along with the movie being scary,” King shared. “I developed this bizarre, rare, out-of-nowhere blood disorder, and basically, my body, like all the red platelets from my body were like drained. They were just gone.”

Her condition grew worse and worse throughout the course of film. At one point, King had to go to the hospital before each taping to ensure she wouldn’t need a blood transfusion.

However, King shared that as soon as the project finished filming, her condition went away.

“Then, all of a sudden, I got home, and I’ve never had a problem with my blood since,” she shared. “Every time I think about it, I just shudder a little bit.”

This isn’t the first time King, who comes from a mixed Jewish and Christian background, has discussed this inexplainable phenomenon. In 2020, King appeared on “The Howard Stern Show” and shared that she first noticed her condition when bruises randomly showed up on her body while filming the movie.
“In the [movie], when the mom gets possessed, she gets all these bruises on her,” King explained, saying that during the filming of those scenes that she noticed bruises showing up on her own body.
The Conjuring horror franchise follows the, uh, allegedly true experiences of Ed and Lorraine Warren, the infamous husband and wife paranormal investigation team whose case files make for great movies, though the facts don’t always line up with the telling, 

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