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Once, Nic Cage Was Awoken by a Strange Man Eating a Fudgesicle

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While walking the red carpet at the Toronto Film Festival for his new movie "Trespass," actor Nicolas Cage relayed to reporters the story of how once, in his former Orange County home, he got woken up by a naked man wearing his leather jacket and eating a fudgesicle. From the horse's mouth, according to Reuters:
"It was two in the morning. I was living in Orange County at the time and was asleep with my wife. My two-year old at the time was in another room. I opened my eyes and there was a naked man wearing my leather jacket eating a Fudgesicle in front of my bed," he told reporters on Wednesday. "I know it sounds funny ... but it was horrifying."

The story came out because of its clear correlation to the film, in which con artists talk their way into a man's home and hold him, his wife and his daughter hostage.

In real life, Cage verbally coerced the man out of the house and then called police.

Just to be clear, none of us doubt that the experience was terrifying. But I think that Cage's main mistake here was the mention of the fudgesicle. There's nothing that is not funny about the introduction of a fudgesicle into just about any story.

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But seriously, we appreciate the gravity of it. Very scary stuff, Nic. Very scary stuff.

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