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Breaking: Jake Gyllenhaal admits he was once in a boy band

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Breaking news: Jake Gyllenhaal was once in an all-boy band. 

The Southpaw actor recently appeared on Ellen to discuss his new film. There, two very important details of his life were uncovered. No. 1: Yes, world, the Oscar nominee is single. No 2: He was in a rock band called Holeshot back in high school.

When asked about the origin of the band name, Gyllenhaal could only reply, “I have no idea.” 

The actor was clearly flustered as DeGeneres pulled up a giant photo of the band, which featured his bandmates and a much younger Gyllenhaal with spiked hair. Who knew he was such a lyricist? Now, if only DeGeneres could track down a copy of that CD…