Celebrities sometimes have to go through extreme changes to play their roles. These 5 celebrities have gone to extremes to hit their weight targets to play a character.
Heath Ledger, Rober De Niro, Hilary Swank, and Christian Bale are known to have taken serious measures to prepare for a role due to their method of acting – sometimes this dedication is dangerous.
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Mila Kunis played a ballerina in the awarded film “Black Swan” and to fit the role, she had to lose weight. Mila lose a lot of weight for the role and she even took up smoking to do so.
And I'll tell you this, I'm not promoting this at all, but I used to be a smoker, and so I smoked a lot of cigarettes and I ate a limited amount of calories," Kunis goes on to say: "Twelve hundred calories and I smoked…I don't advocate this at all. It was awful."
Bale is one of the most committed actors when it comes to changing his body to play a character. He has lost and gained weight in his films, but the biggest transformation was for his role in “The Machinist.” In fact, he lost 55 pounds by drinking black coffee and eating a can of tuna and an apple a day. Bale has stated that he can't keep on doing it as he considered it too dangerous.
When preparing for Fantine in “Les Miserables,” Anne lost around 25 pounds thanks to an unhealthy diet that she wouldn't recommend to anyone. To lose weight, she ate two pieces of oatmeal paste a day as her goal was “to look near death.”
Zoe Kravitz embodied a person suffering from anorexia and bulimia for a film called “The Road Within.” She lots a lot of wit for the role and did an extreme cleanse diet where she had to eat clay.
I tried to do it the healthiest way as possible, even though it's not healthy to do. I ended up drinking clay, because it cleans out your body and fills you up. I was eating like a Mason jar of pureed vegetables a day and running."
Matthew lost an astonishing 50 pounds for the film “Dallas Buyers Club,” in order to do so he ate veggies, egg whites, tapioca pudding, and fish.
I found tapioca pudding, and I found the tiniest little antique spoon in New Orleans, a little-bitty sugar spoon, and I would eat it with that so it would last longer."