For the needs of their profession, some actors put their health at risk and one of the most famous of them, George Clooney, soon to star in “Midnight upside down”, recently taught his costs.
Christian Bale, Michael Fassbender, Matthew McConaughey or even Tom Hanks! All these actors have one thing in common, they did not hesitate to lose a lot of weight for a role, by literally slipping into the skin of their character, even if it means putting their health in danger.
These metamorphoses are not always without consequences!
Georges Clooney loses 12 kilos for a role and ends up in … the hospital
Hollywood star Georges Clooney has just had a bitter experience. The actor, revealed by the series “Emergency”, recently confessed to being in hospital after a dramatic weight loss.
In an interview with the Mirror on December 9, the latter revealed to have been hospitalized after losing 12 kilos for the shooting of the film “Midnight in the Universe”, in which he plays a scientist with incurable cancer.
When she was admitted to the emergency room with abdominal pain, doctors diagnosed her with pancreatitis, an infection of the pancreas that can be fatal if left untreated.
A great fright for the actor who admits having neglected his health.
” I think I was trying to lose weight too quickly and probably wasn’t taking care of myself (…) It took me a few weeks to get better and as a director it’s not that easy because ‘you need energy “, He explained.
Both director and actor of this feature film, which will be available on December 23 on Netflix, Georges Clooney also said that the shooting was not easy, but that it was ” a real challenge “.