Photo Credit: Hulu
Some people are afraid of sharks. Others can't abide heights. But for Megan Fox, the definition of terror is... a giant banana?
While promoting her new movie Friends with Kids (out March 9) on Thursday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres show, the 25-year-old former Transformers starlet regaled host Ellen DeGeneres with a tale of her humiliating (hopefully pre-fame) job at a smoothie shop, one of the "perks" of which was that Fox had to dress up like the human banana from those old Fruit of the Looms commercials. DeGeneres, who obviously knew this anecdote was coming, kindly dressed one of her staffers in said costume and had him sneak up on the unsuspecting actress. The result is the hilarious video below!
"My only real job that I ever had was that I worked at a little smoothie shop in Florida. Once a week, usually on Fridays, someone had to dress up as a piece of fruit and go out and stand by the highway," Fox explained, "I was a banana, a giant banana."
At this point in time, a banana-suited man was already visible tiptoeing toward Fox. DeGeneres kept on her poker face as Fox continued to sping her yarn.
"It was weird, and what was bad about it was, you know, your face wasn't hidden. There was a thing cut out for where your face --" And that's when the gargantuan banana man made his move, darting toward Fox and then back offstage. "Jesus!" Fox shrieked, as DeGeneres doubled over in laughter. "He split!" the talk show host quipped.
So word to the wise: If you've got a phobia of people-sized pineapples or behemoth strawberries, you might not want to share it with Ellen.