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Peter Krause Bravely Shares Horrifying Story

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22:  Peter Krause attends the Los Angeles premiere of "Parenthood" at the Directors Guild Theatre on February 22, 2010 in West Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Peter Krause

Every actor has a horror story: flubbed lines, bad entrances, ripped costumes, whatever. Peter Krause tops them all, though, with a story about the dangers of summer stock. Krause was doing an avant-garde play in a barn upstate, and "unbeknownst to me, we shouldn't have been drinking the well water," he tells THR in a roundtable discussion with other actors. There he was, onstage in a tuxedo, facing away from the audience when he experienced "incredible gastronomic pain," he says. "I do what I can to try to alleviate the pressure, and things progress to a point where I wouldn't want them to." Yeah, Peter Krause totally shit his pants onstage and then had to dance around in them for a while before the act break. Your move, Hugh Jackman!

Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images