Matthew McConaughey went all out for his role in the Dallas Buyers Club — not only by learning his lines, but also by losing a SCARY amount of weight to get the look right!!
He's been pretty mum so far as to the whole experience, only giving us bits and pieces of how he did it and how he felt after all 48 of those pounds disappeared, but leave it up to Ellen to get him to open up!
It was as tough as you imagine!!
He looks fab now, though! We're glad he was safe about it!
Ch-ch-check out the video (above) for the full story!!
If you've been wondering how Matthew McConaughey actually lost all that weight for Dallas Buyers Club, but would rather get an anecdote about it instead of specifics, boy do we have a tale for you!
It was actually Tom Hanks that gave Matthew the advice on how to extremely slim down for the role!
Here's what Matthew said:
30 Seconds To Mars frontman Jared Leto has also spent plenty of time in front of a camera — making him one of the more successful musician/movie star crossovers in a long, long time!
One of the reasons for his success is that he doesn't half-ass what he puts into EITHER of his crafts, and with his rabid music fanbase and the craaaaaazy amount of weight he lost for Dallas Buyers Club, it's more apparent than ever!
Seriously, he lost about thirty pounds for DBC, even though he was already in great shape!! He looked SCARY (above)!
Of course, it wasn't easy! Here's what he said:
As much as we would like it, Matthew McConaughey and Drew Brees' charity event had nothing to do with them taking off their shirts and being topless. Whoever put together the event is probably kicking themselves now that we've pointed it out!
On Friday, Matthew and Drew hosted the Amazing Race Charity Event in New Orleans, raising money for each of their respective charity organizations.
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Guess we can all agree on something! LOLz
Justin Bieber has been getting a lot of shizz for taking off his shirt and posting half-nekkid antics on Instagram, but when it comes to Matthew McConaughey… he's saying let the teenager take it off wherever he wants, even at the airport!!
The Magic Mike actor kind of has a point though. Who are we to hate because Justin doesn't like clothes???
If anything, we should embrace it!
Ch-ch-check out the clip AFTER THE JUMP to hear Matthew's thoughts!!
Well at least he kept something 'cuz homeboy was skin and bones!!
Last year, Matthew McConaughey scored the role as AIDS patient, Ron Woodruff in Dallas Buyer's Club, but in order to play the character, he had to drop 30 pounds.
However, since the actor knew that he was gonna be skinny as heck, he still lifted weights to "keep his muscles intact" and because
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Matthew McConaughey isn't the only hunk that slimmed down for Dallas Buyers Club!
Jared Leto decided to let go of a few pounds as well! Most actually!
So how did the beefcake shed the weight?