ALL CROPS: 629373000 Denzel Washington attends a Q and A for 'Fences' at The Curzon Mayfair on December 12, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for Paramount)
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In whatever room Denzel Washington’s in, odds are he’s the coolest guy in it. But not even the Oscar-winner is immune to the pressures a full bladder can present.

Washington, who directed and stars in the cinematic adaptation of Fences, took to Reddit on Thursday to field questions ahead of the movie’s release. A user asked the A-lister about the weirdest situation he’s ever found himself in, and Washington replied with very clear innuendo.

“In life? Probably had something to do with not being able to find a bathroom in time,” he wrote. “We’ve all been there, you know what I’m talking about. Haha, oh man, and it’s cold outside and that warmth starts…you know what I’m talking about.”

From someone who’s played crooked cop Alonzo Harris and Malcolm X, that was unexpected. The top reply was perfect and channeled one of the more memorable moments from Adam Sandler’s comedy Billy Madison: “If peeing your pants is cool, consider me Denzel Washington.”

Fences, also starring Viola Davis, opens in theaters on Christmas Day.Comment from discussion I Am Denzel Washington, Ask Me Anything!.

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