Being an actor requires one to go deep and, often times, lose one’s self in a role. Some actors take this very seriously; almost too seriously. From losing an excess amount of weight to not allowing themselves to break character long after the director yells cut, here are nine actors who took their roles too far.
1. 50 Cent
The Queens rapper lost up to 54 pounds in All Things Falls Apart to play a football player who gets diagnosed with cancer. Pictures of the emaciated “Wanksta” singer prompted most of the world wide web to exclaim “He better win an Oscar for that mess!” The result? Do you know ten people that actually saw the film? Right.
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