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Peyton List Has a Pimple-Popping App, Was Nicknamed “the Octopus”: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

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Peyton List tells Us Weekly 25 things you might not know about her. Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images

Don’t call Peyton List a prim princess! The 17-year-old actress, perhaps best known for her role as Emma Ross on the Disney Channel’s hit series Jessie, is a self-proclaimed “aggressive defender” on the basketball court, and learned to swim at just 8 months. 

Here, on the eve of her new show Bunk'd's premiere on the Disney Channel (Friday, July 31), List tells Us Weekly 25 things you might not know about her.

1. I have two scars on my knees from a bike crash I had when I was a kid.

2. I make a mean mac and cheese. 

3. Acai bowls are my jam.

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4. I need at least five pillows behind my head at night. 

5. I have five rescue animals. 

6. I’m 10 minutes older than my twin brother. 

7. I will go on any roller coaster. The scarier the better. 

8. I’ve been zip lining, and once I'm old enough I'll go sky diving (but my mom said no). 

9. I love John Hughes films.

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10. I like breakfast all day, any day. 

11. I’m blind as a bat.

12. I used to be called the octopus in basketball because I was an aggressive defender.

13. The first time I ever drove a car was on set at The Outskirts. It was a Mercedes. I loved it so much I went out and bought one. 

14. My rabbit Claude was a gift from the producer of my film The Outskirts; his name was also Claude. 

15. I met my best friend at a photo shoot when I was 4. 

16. My closet is bigger than my bedroom. 

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17. It's my dream to work with Judd Apatow.

18. I can memorize lyrics to any rap song after only hearing the song twice. 

19. I have a 4.0 GPA.

20. My first word was shoes. 

21. I learned to swim at 8 months. 

22. The last time I sang on stage was with Ingrid Michaelson at the Greek Theatre. 

23. My style icon is Blake Lively. 

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24. I have a pimple popping app on my phone. 

25. I’m going to Asia this summer.

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