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Um…What? Rooney Mara Reveals She's "Grossed" Out By Pie, Never Tried It Until Last Year

She had to eat an entire pie for her latest film.

By Maggie Shi
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Tom Brady shocked the world when he revealed he's never eaten a strawberry or tried coffee before. Well, now Rooney Mara is causing a lot of head-scratching over her recent admission that, bizarrely, she had never eaten pie in her entire life until she was forced to while filming a pivotal scene from "A Ghost Story" last summer.

“Something about pie always grossed me out and I just never tried it before. And this came along and I tried making them switch it to something else, but [director David Lowery] really wanted it to be pie, so we did pie,” she told the Los Angeles Times.

The 32-year-old actress explained that she was a "really, really strange, picky child" and doesn't have a sweet tooth, so she never sampled the all-American dessert.

In the scene in the movie, Mara consumes an entire pie, shot mostly in one take. According to E! News, it was a gluten-free chocolate cream pie. (She follows a gluten-free and vegan diet; we're guessing the cream was non-dairy.)

So how was Mara's first experience eating the classic sweet treat? "That was my first and last pie," Mara told the Los Angeles Times.

Guess she wasn't into it.

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