20 Things You Think You Should Know About: Jake Gyllenhaal

    December 3, 2010 at 11:00 am

    Super-fans think they know everything about their favorite stars. They don’t know the half of it. Now they do. Here are facts about your favorite celebs you never knew: and you should be glad.

    Today’s Subject: Jake Gyllenhaal

    1. His name is actually pronounced Jellyhaul.
    2. He has an older brother named Maggie.
    3. Jake made his film debut at age eleven in City Slickers and knew even then Billy Crystal wasn’t funny.
    4. Was nominated for an Academy Award for Brokeback Mountain to make up for his earlier snubbing for the movie Bubble Boy.
    5. His fans refer to themselves as “Gyllenhaalics” which makes them HUGE losers.
    6. His catchphrase “I’m Gyllen like a felon” which he ripped off the Dr. Scholl’s commercials.
    7. Knows deep down the author of this post doesn’t think that last fact was funny.
    8. Has a Little Mermaid nightlight.
    9. Likes to carry fresh lemons with him for drinks or to throw at people.
    10. Still has a subscription to Tiger Beat.
    11. Loves baking more than cooking.
    12. Thinks Taylor Swift is under 18.
    13. If he could live anywhere in the world, he’d choose Nutley, New Jersey.
    14. It was the heat of the moment. Telling me what my heart meant. The heat of the moment showed in your eyes.
    15. Misses Keith Ledger. Heath. Right. Right. Him too.
    16. Collects can tops to give kids an extra minute on dialysis.
    17. His favorite cartoon is Franklin.
    18. Is scared of ham.
    19. Still uses the Hulkamania workout set.
    20. Thinks this needs more Cinnamon.

    1. Elisa says:

      I don’t know if this is supposed to be funny, but 60% of these are wrong. As a gyllenhaalic, this angers me.

    2. JM says:

      You might want to check for typos before publishing next time! Brother Maggie? Pronounced Jellyhaul?


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