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Leave it to a toddler to give it to us straight. Meet Leila, the four-year-old starring alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Liya Kebede in the campaign for Calvin Klein’s new scent Eternity. Calvin Klein uploaded a video to YouTube to give us a behind the scenes look at the latest campaign shoot.
Leila expresses her boredom at repetitive takes, explains her method acting that does not involve any silliness, and gives us her opinion of talented co-star Jake Gyllenhaal. Gyllenhaal can best be described in the words of the brilliant tyke. “He looks like a beard and a mustache, and soft hair,” said Leila. “And sometimes he’s silly.”
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What could this silliness entail? Taking phone calls from a makeshift foot phone, like we saw in the first Calvin Klein Eternity commercial, seems to qualify.
Watch the full clip below and if Gyllenhaal is looking for more tips from a fellow professional, may we suggest cookies and chocolate (Leila’s favorite) as a form of bribery?