The renowned rapper took the challenge to go through a radical body transformation when he went to play a cancer-ridden American football player in the film Things Fall Apart. 50 Cent had to take of 54 lbs in order to accurately play the part!
50 Cent wrote the script and says in an interview that he was inspired by a true story of a friend who had cancer. The rapper remembered how his manager was alarmed and told him how he was losing weight very quickly. 50 Cent admitted that he was so into the weight loss mission that he didn’t really think about it during the time. He wanted to look the part and felt he had to be smaller each time he looked in the mirror. Moreover, the rapper said that he had to slim down to look like his friend and to ultimately do the story justice.
Beautiful actress Hilary Duff put on the pounds after she had her first child. Hilary mentioned how difficult the baby weight was to remove, and how it was a negative thing in today’s culture. It’s no secret that the former Lizzie McGuire star has been struggling with weight issues and self-image most of her life, but she claims to have put these skeletons in the closet behind her.
Hilary says that she spends too much time worrying about what others think of her physique. She says that she finally accepted the body she was given and now, she’s proud of it!
Steven Seagal is mostly famous for his smattering of action film movies in the early 90s. The 7th degree black belt holder in Aikido used to sport a capable physique in peak condition, but has long since lost it. Steven is now considered a big fat joke.
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Instead of gaining weight, Nicole Polizzi did the opposite when she had her first child, Lorenzo. The former Jersey Shore celebrity says her weight loss was due to having to breastfeed her son during the first 2 months. In an effort to get back on track, Nicole enlisted the help of her trainer and began a 1,300 calorie a day diet program while working out in the gym 4 days a week.
Who could forget the actor who’s been with us since the 80s? Vince, a famous American producer, screenwriter and actor has had his career rocket to celebrity status since his appearance in the comedy film Swingers in 1996.
Time has not been kind for the aging actor. He has long since lost his youthful physique and has gained weight like most actors his age.
Mariah Carey became almost unrecognizable following her birth to two healthy bouncing twins. She really put on the pounds and became obese!
The Hollywood star turned her weight around with dedication, a strict diet and a tough exercise program. From there, Mariah miraculously lost more than 70 lbs. She said that most of it was water weight. Today, Mariah is a popular spokesperson of the Jenny Craig diet. She testified how it helped her shave off the excess weight and kept her from gaining it all back. Mariah mentioned that she wasn’t able to move about after the C-section birth at first, but then the diet program gave her the edge she needed to get a slimmer physique.
The TV host said that he was eating plenty of junk food while he was doing episodes of the Drew Carey Show. He was also doing some binge drinking and experiencing daily mood swings and temper flares. Drew Carey got diabetes for it.
What turned it around for the Price is Right host? His 11 yr old son, Connor. Drew realized that he wanted to be around for his son, who was the product of his relationship with ex-fiance Nicole Jaracz. Even though they broke up in 2012, Drew wanted to be a huge part of his son’s life and valued the father-son relationship.
Drew revealed that ultimately it was his diet that he wanted to change to get better. Following this, Drew lost approximately 100 lbs, which paved the road to recovery. He says that he didn’t have to rely on his diabetes medication once he shed off the excess pounds.
Christian Bale is one of the best actors because he applies himself fully to his craft, which means he will lose or gain weight as needed. A well-documented body transformation showed how Christian amazingly shed more than 60 pounds in an extremely short time (from 173 to 110!) to portray Trevor Reznik, a paper-thin chronic insomniac. The actor revealed the secret to his weight loss regimen- an apple or a can of tune per day for 4 months! Can you do the same?