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A 14-year-old boy in China has been drinking petrol to be like his Transformers movie heroes Optimus Prime and Bumblebee, reports say.
"Since the boy watched the film, he started drinking gasoline to become a valiant fighter," the West China Metropolis newspaper reported, citing his father.
Optimus Prime, a main character in the Transformers movies and cartoons, is a huge robot that can turn into a truck.
Source: Fan Drinks Petrol To Be Like Transformers
"Since my son started drink gasoline, his intelligence dropped sharply.
"Before that, he was a very smart boy, and he could even repair the television. But now he does not know the answer of seven plus 17."
The gasoline contains a lot of lead, which can do harm to people's brain," Peng Houquan, a doctor at the hospital said.