'Gossip Girl's' Taylor Momsen likes her knife: 'It relaxes me to flick it'

taylor-momsen-getty.jpgEither "Gossip Girl's" Taylor Momsen:

A) likes shocking people a la Angelina Jolie in her "I like to cut myself and wears my partner's blood around my neck" days

B) misguidedly believes that bizzaro news she shares across the pond won't make its way over to the U.S., or

C) simply has no filter and doesn't care.

But whatever her reason, we're still scratching our heads over the 16-year-old's recent decision to admit she enjoys playing with knives -- and that she carried some of her collection onto a plane.

Momsen told U.K. newspaper The Metro on Thursday (May 13), "I have a knife collection. My favorite's my switchblade.