Despicable Me Interviews: Steve Carell, Julie Andrews, Jason Segel,

Babble sat down with the stars of this weekend’s 3-D animated film, Despicable Me, to chat about why Steve Carrell cries at the movies, Jason Segel donned a Superman cape until he was 12, Julie Andrews is scared of disappointing Mary Poppins fans, and Miranda Cosgrove should never get behind the wheel.

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    Steve Carell

    “As a parent, you’d throw yourself under a bus for your kids and not even think about it.”

    The Office star and dad of two reveals what he swore he’d never do as a parent, plus the strange bedtime story his kids are obsessed with.

    More parenting revelations from Steve Carell »

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    Julie Andrews

    “I don’t want to disappoint any sweet children who think I’m still Mary Poppins.”

    Typecast she was not, musical legend Julie Andrews dishes about becoming a villain, the book every child should read, and the sweetest grandkid story you’ll ever read.

    More parenting advice from “Granny Jules” »

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    Jason Segel

    “I remember getting a spanking in the Superman cape, which is just bizarre. You’re not that heroic when you’re getting spanked.”

    Forgetting Sarah Marshall star Jason Segel shares a very embarrassing memory, plus exclusive details on his buzzed-about new Muppets movie.

    More hilarious childhood tales from Jason Segel »

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    Miranda Cosgrove

    “My mom is pretty afraid of me driving. Her worst nightmare is to see me and my best friend drive off together.”

    With her mom nearby, iCarly’s Miranda Cosgrove chats about her Tina Fey obsession, why she won’t skip college, and the #1 thing she wants in her future home.

    More on life as a child star from Miranda Cosgrove »

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