50 Cent speaks about his dramatic weight loss for upcoming flick ‘Things Fall Apart’
HollywoodNews.com: Rapper 50 Cent said he studied Robert De Niro before losing weight for a movie role.
The 35-year-old dropped over 50 pounds for a part in upcoming movie ‘Things Fall Apart.’ He revealed during an appearance on The View that he studied interviews with actors who had gone through similar weight loss for movie roles.
He said : “I read [Robert] De Niro’s interviews during Raging Bull, Christian Bale’s during The Machinist and Tom Hanks with Philadelphia.”
The rapper added that he was very specific with what he wanted to eat once filming had finished.
He said: “I remember specifically what the first thing was, because I was starving. I had a steak. It was 12 ounces, but I got about four ounces in before I started getting sleepy.”
Source: Splash News