Charlize Theron is no stranger when it comes to fully omitting to a role, even if said role involves a 30 pounds weight gain.
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Charlize Theron wasn’t wearing one of her usual body hugging dresses at last night’s amfAR Inspiration Gala in Los Angeles. Instead, the Oscar-winner opted for a loose fitting lacey gown with a black jacket.
“Yes, I am very fat right now,” Theron said after Chelsea Handler cracked a joke about her weight gain. Theron actually packed on about 30 pounds for her role in the upcoming comedy Tully as a mom whose brother hires her a nanny just after she gives birth to her third child.
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According to various reports, Charlize Theron has been on a weight gain diet in order to look the part (literally) for her new movie Tully – spotted here, Charlize, looking noticeably different on set this week.
According to the Daily Mail, the actress gained 35 pounds for this role. And this is not the first time the actress made such efforts in order to play a character – back in 2003, the actress suffered a major makeunder for her role in Monster.
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On being typecast:
“Jobs with real gravitas go to people that are physically right for them and that’s the end of the story. How many roles are out there for the gorgeous, f~~~ing, gown-wearing eight-foot model? When meaty roles come through, I’ve been in the room and pretty people get turned away first.”
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On turning 40:
‘I’ve never been a big birthday person. I’ll celebrate a month later if I’m in the right place and the right restaurant, “You guys! It’s my birthday!”40’s rock. People are so concerned for me. It’s okay. It’s such a weird thing that we put so much – I think especially for women. I’m so happy to be in my 40s and to not be in my 20s, like worried about whether I fit into my skinny jeans and whether I’ll be able to get in that club. It’s so nice to just be in love with your couch and make cheesy sandwiches and just enjoy life. It’s been great.’
Charlize at age 26 in 2001:
Step Back in Time from 1994: South African beauty Charlize Theron with darker hair at age 18, when the now-actress was trying to make it big as a model.
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