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Gyllenhaal risked arrest during teenage shopping dare

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Nov 21, 2010 | 1:15pm EST

The Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time star admits he was just 16 when he rose to the "exciting" challenge, despite the chance of being arrested for the stunt.

He tells the New York Daily News, "I was with my best friend at the time and he would always dare me to do things - I guess my natural sense of performance would come out. We were in the Beverly Center just near Hollywood and walked by the Speedo store, and he said, 'I dare you to go in there, put on a Speedo in the dressing room and walk out to see if they follow you. No clothes.'

"I was tackled by security guards as the alarm went off, but I just kept walking and walking, right down through the marble hall. It was pretty exciting."

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