Spanish beauty Penelope Cruz once set her hair on fire

Last Updated: May 05, 2011, 09:19 AM IST

London: Penelope Cruz once set her hair on fire while blowing out candles on her birthday.

Cruz revealed she was so nervous while blowing out the candles of her birthday cake that she set her hair on fire, reports dailymail.co.uk.

"I always get nervous celebrating the birthday. I get nervous when people sing `Happy Birthday`, I get nervous when I have to open the presents in front of them. I get more nervous even than at the Oscars," she said on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno".

"If I like it or don`t, I don`t know how to express myself. The other day I got so nervous.

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