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Hollywood's Biggest Screen Stars Reveal Their Favorite Childhood Toys

In *W*'s Toy Stories, Jake Gyllenhaal, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie and Timothée Chalamet share the stories behind some of their favorite toys to play with as kids. From Power Rangers to Barbies, these are a few of their favorite things.

Released on 12/15/2017

Transcript

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[Interviewer] What was your favorite toy growing up?
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My bunny, yeah, I still sleep with my bunny,
00:05
much to my husband's dismay.
00:08
I had a, well, Transformers were pretty big,
00:12
but then I also had this fire engine
00:15
when I was really little, this fire engine with a ladder.
00:17
A Barbie and that was to the chagrin of my mother.
00:21
No little girl should be playing with a Barbie.
00:23
But I just wanted a Barbie.
00:25
You know, I was a big Power Ranger guy growing up.
00:27
Let's, not growing up, that probably
00:29
stops at like nine or ten.
00:30
And actually one day, I was so obsessed with it,
00:32
I was like playing with tons, and I like pressed
00:33
the ladder and it went up and it hit my eye,
00:35
and it was the first stitches I got.
00:37
They like broken open my eye and
00:39
I was like, Whoa, what's all this?
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And my mom freaked out I remember.
00:42
Every time I go home for Christmas,
00:43
my mom like steals her and tries to wash her because
00:45
she's like, Bunny, he's filthy, it's disgusting.
00:47
But yeah, around like seven, eight, nine,
00:49
if you walked into a nine-year-old Timmy
00:51
taking a bath, it would of been Power Rangers everywhere.
00:53
So, then my mom went, Okay,
00:56
after a situation where I took a Barbie from the store,
01:01
and then my mom made me take it back,
01:03
and then she was like, I'll buy my daughter a Barbie.
01:05
Then my grandmother-- So you actually stole a--
01:06
And my grandmother,
01:07
I took a Barbie, I was a baby.
01:09
[Interviewer] I know, it's okay.
01:10
I just wanted the Barbie and my mom was like,
01:12
No, you're not allowed to have a Barbie.
01:14
That toy taught me a lot of lessons.
01:16
Yeah, taught me a lot of lessons.
01:18
It was like it loved me and it hurt me at the same time.