Thursday, 27 May 2010

Is that 50??

Last night while browsing the internet I stumbled upon this picture
There was something familiar about that face...
Then I read that it was 50 Cent...OMG!
He looks so ill and tired and in bad shape its quite scary!
I don't like the man or his music but I felt so sorry for him when I saw this pic.
But it was short lived as he had to lose the pounds for a movie role. He's playing a football player suffering from cancer and I have to say the accuracy of the way he looks to the situation is disturbing but spot on.

The guy lost 54 pounds in 9 weeks... yes, weeks!!!! All thanks to a liquid diet (YUCK!!) and loads of walking... Talk about extreme!!

Do you guys think its just too much or its ok to go to such extremes for our entertainment?

9 comments:

  1. :O He does all ill in those photos. Quite old looking too.
    I assume he's doing it for the money rather than our entertainment! Get rich or die trying (by starving yourself to death)! xx

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  2. Oh wow! I just heard someone talking about it in my office.
    He looks so ill, it's scary! It makes him look really old too! xx

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  3. As log as he's getting big bucks i think its okay to go on a crazy diet for a movie.. im just glad its for a movie and he doesnt just "want" to look this way ..

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  4. I saw this on a few of the gossip sites. he looks insane.

    http://makeupbykim-porter.com/blog

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  5. He looks really scary... as if he is ill.

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  6. OMG!!! reminds me of the role that guy took for The Machinist (what's his name again)?? he played Batman.

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  7. girl, i almost lost my lunch when i saw those pictures. then i read the story and gave him his props for his dedication. i'd survive for maybe 5 minutes on a liquid diet ... but about 10 pounds in 2 weeks sounds mighty good for me personally.

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  8. He lost 60+ lbs for a movie. He's playing an ex athlete that suffers from cancer.

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  9. He looks bad, but Christian Bale on The Machinist was SCARY! Seriously, it was just horrid! Good movie though.

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