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Jared Leto has joined the disturbing weight loss club for the movie Dallas Buyer's Club

Nov. 28, 2012by: Alex Maidy

You may remember seeing the photos of an emaciated Matthew McConaughey for his upcoming movie DALLAS BUYER'S CLUB. The film follows Ron Woodroof, "a tough Texas electrician who was diagnosed with AIDS in 1986 and given six months to live. Unwilling to accept the doctors diagnosis Woodruff became frustrated by the lack of medical options. He found alternative drugs that created a lucrative smuggling business and made those same drugs available to other AIDS patients. However Woodruff died in 1992."

Joining McConaughey in the drastic weight loss for the movie is actor Jared Leto who unveiled some shocking photos from photographer Terry Richardson. Leto is playing a transsexual in the movie which explains the recent images of him in drag. This will be Leto's first film since 2009 and he appears to be going all out for the role.

Leto told Vulture, "Your body goes through weird stages," he said. "Sometimes it's hard to hold on to water. But for me, it's not about the most weight I can lose, it's more to represent the character. I'm focused on what it means to be a transsexual woman." That includes plucking his eyebrows and waxing his legs. But before anyone worries about his gaunt state or lack of facial hair, he is quick to add that fasting has other benefits besides giving him a girlish figure. "Historically, people have done it for pursuit of self, to achieve a meditative state, so I'm hoping for that, and not the other things." he laughed. "It's not necessarily a bad thing."

It remains to be seen if the movie will be any good, but you have to applaud these two for going as far as humanly possible, literally, for their craft, Check out the weight loss and drag images below.

DALLAS BUYER'S CLUB has no set release, but we will likely see it some time in the next year.

Source: TMZTooFab

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6:32PM on 11/28/2012
Hopefully he'll get some notice for this. I felt bad when he gained a lot of weight to play Mark David Chapman in the movie Chapter 27, and hardly anyone saw it. Granted the film wasn't too good but that type of dedication deserves some recognition.
Hopefully he'll get some notice for this. I felt bad when he gained a lot of weight to play Mark David Chapman in the movie Chapter 27, and hardly anyone saw it. Granted the film wasn't too good but that type of dedication deserves some recognition.
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7:53PM on 11/28/2012

Meth

not even once
not even once
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11:52PM on 11/28/2012
I am just glad to see him acting again. I love 30STM, but I thought it was a shame if he had given up the acting portion of his life. Also, I live in Dallas and am really pissed that this isn't being filmed here. Stupid Louisiana and their better tax breaks.

I guess my old profile pic finally has relevance again on this site. JORDAN CATALANO
I am just glad to see him acting again. I love 30STM, but I thought it was a shame if he had given up the acting portion of his life. Also, I live in Dallas and am really pissed that this isn't being filmed here. Stupid Louisiana and their better tax breaks.

I guess my old profile pic finally has relevance again on this site. JORDAN CATALANO
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12:22AM on 11/29/2012

WOW

Jared owns hes a fuckin awesome singer and actor . remember when bale did this ?
Jared owns hes a fuckin awesome singer and actor . remember when bale did this ?
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9:14AM on 11/29/2012
Jared Leto's a solid actor-I loved him (and everyone else) in Reqiuem for a Dream. It's awesome his music career has been stellar, but I always wanted to see him return to acting. This is....alarming. And it can't be good for you. But I would hope this movie is decent seeing as how the actors are pulling out all stops like this.
Jared Leto's a solid actor-I loved him (and everyone else) in Reqiuem for a Dream. It's awesome his music career has been stellar, but I always wanted to see him return to acting. This is....alarming. And it can't be good for you. But I would hope this movie is decent seeing as how the actors are pulling out all stops like this.
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10:06AM on 11/29/2012
Good actor but he makes terrible music. Emo garbage
Good actor but he makes terrible music. Emo garbage
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3:26PM on 11/29/2012
terry richardson has no talent. he takes the same picture over and over. and jared leto is just scary
terry richardson has no talent. he takes the same picture over and over. and jared leto is just scary
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