Anne Hathaway took losing weight for her role in the upcoming movie/musical Les Miserbles to obsessive levels — all over 25 pounds!
She IS playing a dying, TB-afflicted prostitute named Fantine — so she had to look the part. A part which might even get her an Oscar. All it took was losing those 25 pounds.
Apparently she dropped 10 pounds before shooting began. The other 15? Not so easy. During a two-week break from shooting, she lost another 15 pounds by eating just two thin squares of dried oatmeal paste per day. Holy crap!
That is NOT healthy in the least, but that is a huge amount of commitment!
Here's what she said about the whole thing: