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Kate Beckinsale Posted Videos Of Her Reaction After An Anonymous Fan Sent A "Pretty Unsettling" Gift To Her House

"PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE however much someone loves animals please never send an unsolicited pet to someone's house."

Kate Beckinsale has asked fans not to send gifts to her house after a pet rabbit and flowers from an anonymous source appeared at her front door.

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In a bunch of since-deleted videos, the Underworld actor revealed the surprise gift on Instagram, clearly shocked and basically trying to figure out what the hell was going on.

"Maybe [the flowers] have a note," Kate said while the rabbit just casually kicked back in its cage. "Why have we got an adult rabbit suddenly [arriving]?"

In another clip, Kate revealed that the rabbit had already been given a name but said she felt bad for the pet considering it had just been left at her door with no explanation.

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"What did he say his name was? Marvel?" Kate asked. "I feel a bit bad for Marvel being just suddenly dropped off at my house. What the fuck is going on?"

"PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE however much someone loves animals please never send an unsolicited pet to someone's house," Kate wrote in an Instagram caption. "Especially anonymously and especially on a boiling hot day where it could have been left outside to roast to death."

Kate went on to call the situation "pretty unsettling" but revealed that she had managed to find a home for the rabbit (and one that doesn't already have pet cats as she does).

Kate finished the caption: "Appreciate so much the good wishes but please please don't send anyone an animal as a present or a joke or really at all."

So, uh, yeah! If you're thinking of sending your fave celeb a pet rabbit and some flowers...maybe just tweet about how much they mean to you instead!

Ben Henry is a celebrity reporter for BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.

Contact Ben Henry at ben.henry@buzzfeed.com.

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