Actor Tobey Maguire is scared of spiders, according to The Spider-Man star is so petrified of the eight-legged critters he can’t bear to be in the same room as one.

A source said: “If he finds one in his house he throws a hissy fit.” The actor’s phobia has gotten so bad his wife Jennifer is begging him to get professional help.

In other news, the couple welcomed their second child, a boy, on Friday.