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Shailene Woodley gets down and dirty for Divergent

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Brutal stunt scenes left deep wounds

Shailene Woodley is one tough girl. At the 2013 Elle Women in Hollywood Gala, the actress reveals she suffered brutal injuries while filming Divergent.

Shailene Woodley at the 2013 Elle Women in Hollywood.

Shailene Woodley says filming Divergent is rough. Like, really rough. Woodley talked to E! News reporter Marc Malkin at the 20th annual Elle Women in Hollywood Gala last night and says she was seriously injured while on the set of the best-seller-turned-movie.

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"I got to do some crazy stuff," said Woodley. "I got really hurt." But Woodley isn't complaining. "I have a scar on my chest, a scar on my hip, but all good battle wounds," she remarked proudly. "The cool thing is, I got to do some stunts and that never happens. I feel so cool about it."

Woodley does mention that she also suffered a few hernias, which are painful protrusion of tissue that push through a normal organ cavity. "It was partly my fault from the amount of stress," she told E! News.

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Woodley attended Elle magazine's annual event along with A-list star like Reese Witherspoon, Melissa McCarthy and Penélope Cruz. Woodley was one of the night's eight honorees, who are recognized for their passion and inspirational careers.

The Divergent actress wore a beautiful Calvin Klein knee-length gown to the Women in Hollywood party and cheekily remarked, "All of the threads on my dress are hand sewn. I don't know if that impresses you, but it f****** impresses me."

Photo credit: Brian To/WENN.com
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