Looks like Jake Gyllenhaal is the latest in a long line of celebs to drop a pretty shocking amount of weight for a role. In recent days, Gyllenhaal has been spotted filming the movie “Nightcrawler” in Los Angeles, looking downright frail. I love the dude’s bone structure, trust, but those cheekbones are positively skeletal. Lest you think he’s playing a drug addict or, I dunno, cancer patient in the film, he’s actually portraying a journalist who stumbles upon some underground crime ring. You know us writers — so malnourished!
So, what other celebs have gone to dieting extremes for the sake of their craft? Who lost the most? How did they do it? Click through to find out!
Miley Cyrus slammed weight critics this week on Twitter – but she’s hardly the first female star to face criticism over her body in public.
“I LOVE being shaped like a WOMAN & trust me ladies your man won’t mind either,” Miley said to all the haters who bashed her for having a fuller face (but still looking healthy, happy and, in our opinion, beautiful) in recent photos.
The young star is only the latest in a long line of women who have hit back at the critics head-on. Demi Lovato, Adele, Jessica Simpson and more — see who else has battled with haters. Read more…
Katie Holmes takes losing weight for movies seriously — even if her role doesn’t call for it. With “Don’t be Afraid of the Dark,” Holmes has gone on a radical diet that has brought her down to 130 pounds!
A source tells OK!, “When she wants to slim down for a role, she eats only unprocessed raw vegetables. Because of the sugar content, she tries not to eat fruit; if she does, she usually sticks to berries, because they have the lowest glycemic index.” Read more… Keep reading »