Ryan Gosling Once Brought Steak Knives To School, Thought He Was Rambo
We've all had movies that make us feel like we're a part of the storyline, but for school-aged Ryan Gosling ... it went a little too far.
"So much so, that one day, I took a bunch of steak knives to school and threw them around at recess time because I thought we were in the movie!"
The Hollywood A-lister added the incident did not go unpunished.
"I’m not proud of this but I did learn a lesson," he told Company. "I was suspended from school [and] my mother said I couldn’t watch R-rated movies anymore."
Gosling also added that school wasn't always a walk in the park for him, but that it helped motivate him to stardom.
"I was a lonely child, I didn't do well at school and TV was my only friend," he told the magazine. "Then, one day, I saw Raquel Welch on 'The Muppet Show.' ... She was the first crush I ever had, and I thought, 'How do I get to meet this woman?' And then I thought, 'Well, she's on TV, so to meet her I have to get on TV myself."
Gosling isn't the only celebrity who felt like an outsider at school. While promoting her new movie Young Adult, Charlize Theron told People magazine she was bullied in school.
"I actually got a lot of the mean girl stuff from the ages of 7 to 12. I was pretty much a mess in primary school," she told the magazine. "But I got that out of my system by the time I got to high school and was more immune to all of that stuff."
In an interview with Harper's Bazaar, Madonna admitted to being teased on by boys.
"The boys in my school would make fun of me," she told the magazine. "'Hairy monster.' You know, things like that."
Rapper 50 Cent recently published a book titled Playground where he touches on school bullying from the bully's perspective -- a perspective he knows personally.
"I had more experiences where I was a part of the problem, where I was actually bullying," Jackson said on the TODAY show. "To know now from an adult's perspective and be able to write things, I can look back on those actual situations and say, 'That was completely wrong.' But I know what was motivating it now."