While the action of lifting and dropping the mouse lasted a mere second or two, the problem was that Garner had a fear of mice. She explained in an interview with The Cut, "I can't even watch 'Ratatouille'! It's a cartoon rat, but it's gross. [...] They kept saying: It's not a big deal. It's like a phone charger, like spaghetti. And I'm like, I'm never going to charge my phone again."