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    Elle Fanning's Prom Date Took Tricky Approach to Asking Maleficent Star Out—Watch Now!

    Elle Fanning might play Princess Aurora in Maleficent, but in real life, she's still a 16-year-old high school girl!

    So when Dakota Fanning's kid sis isn't making movies or palling around with Angelina Jolie, she's doing the normal rite of passage stuff—like going to prom! On Wednesday's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Elle revealed how a boy asked her out to the dance last year and how she almost didn't realize her promopsal was happening.

    "He called me at school one day, and he was like, 'I got in a car accident! Come down to my car,'" she recalled. "I'm like like, 'Oh, gosh!' I go in panic mode and go running down [to the parking lot with his car]."

    VIDEO: Watch Elle's Aurora character meet Angie's Maleficent for the first time!

    "He was in the front seat," she said, "and he goes, "Can you look in the back trunk to get a tool box?'"

    Elle's suitor then popped to the drunk, and the actress proceeded to search frantically. "But I didn't see a tool box, so I got the first aid kit out [to give to him]," she said. "He's like, 'No! There were flowers in the trunk—roses in the trunk!"

    "But I totally passed the roses and went to the first aid kit," Elle explained laughingly. "It was so funny! He was like, 'No, will you go to the prom?'"

    VIDEO: Elle talks about her big sis Dakota and their relationship

    The Maleficent star agreed to go (although, guys, take note: It's not funny to send prospective dates into states of panic over made-up car accidents!), and told Jimmy the dance "was real fun!"

    But, Elle gets dolled up for Hollywood affairs and A-list red carpets on the reg, so can going to her high school prom even begin to compare? Watch the clip above to find out.

    PHOTOS: Celebrities' prom and homecoming pics!

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