Scott Eastwood opens up about girlfriend killed in a car crash

Yasmin Vought

Scott Eastwood has opened up for the first time ever about the tragic death of his girlfriend, who was killed in a car crash.

Sharing his heartbreak, the Suicide Squad star also reveals he's struggled to find love again since the tragedy.

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"I dated a girl a couple of years ago who died in a car accident. The f***ed up thing is, it was a fender bender, and there was a recall on airbags. Her airbag exploded. It shot a projectile through her body. It split her spine, and... I've never told anybody that," he tells the latest issue of GQ magazine.

"I've lost friends before - I've lost some great friends. But, I had never lost someone I had been really intimate with. Maybe it's made it harder for me to date."

And the 30-year-old actor admits he now understands how fleeting love can be.

"It's easy to fall in love when you're young, right?" he adds.

"And then you start to realise those feelings of love and stuff, passion, love, lust, sometimes they come very quickly, but they can also leave quickly."

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Meanwhile, Scott's previously admitted that he'd be all too happy for his dad Clint Eastwood to set him up with someone.

"When I was 16 he was rooting for me and this older girl. He wanted me to make it happen and it did. He was so happy. Would I trust him to pick me a girl? Yes sure. I absolutely would," he says.

Scott with his dad Clint Eastwood. Source: Getty

He also reckons that if he had to choose between his career and love, love would win, every time.

"I think that's the ultimate sacrifice and if I couldn't see my life without her then of course," he said. "She would have to be 'The One' though."

Story by Bang Showbiz, edited by Yahoo7 Be.

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