Tara Reid Thinks Whale Sharks Came From Whale/Shark Mating

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Tara Reid, star of "Sharknado", appeared on Discovery's "Shark After Dark" this week, and because she didn't want to sound dumb when talking about the animals--which have been the focus of the channel's programming during Shark Week--she did some research. Unfortunately, in revealing her research, she also revealed her ignorance of basic science.

"Today, all right, I was, like, 'I don't wanna, like, really sound stupid when I do this show today, so I learned a little education on sharks. I look up sharks on the Internet and I'm, like, 'whale sharks,' and I'm, like, oh, that must mean a whale and a shark have sex. And then I think, 'Well, how does a whale and a shark have sex? There's a thing called whale sharks, so I thought they must, you know. And then I realized that whales are mammals and sharks are animals -- they have nothing to do with each other," she said as the audience laughed.

Reid appeared on the show along with her "Sharknado" co-star, Ian Ziering, after the huge success of the film on SyFy. There's been talk of a sequel already, but a rumor is going around that Reid won't be reprising her role as April. However, Reid took to Twitter to shoot down the rumor.

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