Actors and actresses are constantly trying to gain or lose weight for roles in movies and TV shows, but sometimes it can be easy to take things a little too far!
Eva Mendes knows this all too well, and she admits she tried to shed some serious pounds while working on The Place Beyond The Pines!
"I'll do anything for a role! For [The] Place Beyond the Pines, I exercised a lot. I wanted my character to feel really depleted."
Well apparently she did too good of a job getting that "depleted" look she was aiming for, and somebody took notice: Her mother!!!
She goes on to say: