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Hollywood Actors Who Gained Weight & Bloated For Their Movies

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Actors are known for their dedication towards the roles, they choose to play on-screen. Some actors train their body to be able to perform dangerous stunts and some lose drastic weight to play a patient. But, some Hollywood actors have gained weight for their movies!

Yup, You got that right! These extremely talented actors gave up their well-toned body and bloated up to suit their roles in the movies. A few actors changed to an extent that they became unrecognizable.
But, that didn't stop them from changing their body type.

Recently we told you about a few Hollywood celebrities who lost a lot of weight and went from chunky to skinny. These celebrities didn't necessarily shed pounds to suit their roles in the movie. It was mostly for medical reasons and just to get in shape.

If all you know, the rapper 50 Cent shocked the world when he released the picture of his skinny look. He looked extremely skinny and malnourished. He reduced his weight drastically for his movie 2011 movie, 'All Things Fall Apart'.

A few Hollywood celebrities have altered their appearances due to personal reasons. That is when the they decide to go under the knife. One such example of celebrity plastic surgeries is the 18 years old reality TV star, Kylie Jenner.

Matthew McConaughey, the actor who played the role of Ron Woodruff in the multiple award-wining movie 'Dallas Buyers Club' lost more than 40 pounds for his role. He plays the role of a Texas Rodeo cowboy who is diagnosed with HIV.

We all know the famous weight loss stories of the famous Hollywood actors. But not all of you know about these few actors who gained weight for their on-screen roles. Below are a few such actors who gained drastic weight for their movies:

Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper gained more than 40 pounds for his movie 'American Snipper' based on a true story. He also grew a thick beard to suit his role.

Charlize Theron

To play the role of a serial killer in the movie 'Monster', Charlize Theron had to gain 30 pounds. She was almost unrecognizable after the weight gain. She won the Oscars for her role, though.

Christian Bale

Christian Bale gained about 60 pound for Batman Begins. He included high-carb diet in his routine and began to weigh 220 pounds in the next three months.

Julia Roberts

For her movie 'Eat, Pray, Love', the actress Julia Roberts gained 10 pounds. Though it was not insistedby the film-makers, she did it to get into the character as depicted by the novel of the same name.

Chris Hemsworth

The actor gained about 20 pounds to increase his muscle weight for his movie 'Thor'. He had previously reduced a lot of weight for his movie 'Heart Of The Sea' through a crash diet.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow recollects the scary part of gaining 20 pounds for her movie 'Country Strong' and says how hard it was for her to shed those extra pounds. And her body didn't fall apart only until the filming ended.

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