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Ghostbusters: Kate McKinnon explains why she thinks evil gnomes are maybe real

Ghosts? Not so much

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Drew Elovitz

Do you believe in ghosts? This has been a popular question for Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kristen Wiig, and Kate McKinnon throughout their press tour for the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot, out this weekend. The query was posed again on Tuesday at an AOL Build panel in New York, where McKinnon shared a never-before-told story about her personal experience with the supernatural.

As a young member of her elementary school’s two-member “Ghost Hunters Club,” McKinnon set out on a recess adventure that would forever influence her perceptions of otherworldly beings. Watch her tell the spooky tale in the video above.

As McKinnon’s answer to the infamou ghost question? “I still don’t believe in ghosts. But gnomes? Jury’s out.”

Read our review of Ghostbusters here, and be sure to catch Slimer and the gang in theaters starting July 15. In the meantime, we’ll consider this ghost busted.