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Sir Ian McKellen with the Cookie Monster is, well, precious

Sir Ian McKellen hanging out with Cookie Monster
Sir Ian McKellen hanging out with Cookie Monster

Poor Cookie Monster. This week’s lesson was on the word “resist,” with an assist from Sir Ian McKellen.

But you can guess how that went down when Sir Ian pulled out a chocolate chip cookie.

“The Lord of the Rings” star tried everything he could to get Cookie Monster to understand the concept of controlling oneself.

He even pulled a golden ring out of his pocket as a visual aid.

“Say there was a golden ring and you really really wanted this golden ring,” Sir Ian said. “... you want this ring so badly.”

Said Cookie Monster: “Me not much of a jewelry guy.”

Precious.

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