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    Drew Barrymore Recalled When Keanu Reeves Took Her For A Motorcycle Ride When She Was 16

    "You took me on the ride of my life."

    Rule of thumb: If there's a celebrity, chances are they have a story about doing something cool with Keanu Reeves.

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    Case in point — during a recent The Drew Barrymore Show appearance, the host (you know, Drew Barrymore) revealed that Keanu once took her on a motorcycle ride for her 16th birthday.

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    The gift was given while the two were making the 1986 film Babes in Toyland. (That's them below, with Richard Mulligan.)

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    “You took me on the ride of my life,” Drew said, before revealing that the gesture had a serious impact on her outlook on life.

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    "I was so free, I was such a free human being, and it was just this moment where I just remember loving life and being so happy, and I hold it so dear because the older we get, the harder it is to get to that feeling."

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    Keanu, for his part, didn't seem to quite remember every detail about the drive. "We probably went fast," he replied. Probably!

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    Watch the interview here. And don't forget to watch The Matrix Resurrections this weekend! It's out in theaters and on HBO Max.