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By Saryn Chorney
Our apologies in advance, Mr. Gere. You seem like a nice guy. But we've heard this persistent, pesky rumor over the years. You know the one ... about a certain dramatic rodent incident? Everybody knows the PETA-unfriendly -- and surely untrue tale, so we'll spare the sordid details. Instead, let's investigate the origins of 12 other similarly infamous urban legends involving famous people.