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Matthew McConaughey: Weight Loss is More of a Mental Thing Than A Physical Thing!

Matthew McConaughey: Weight Loss is More of a Mental Thing Than A Physical Thing!

Matthew McConaughey dons a hoodie while exiting a gym on Friday (October 12) in Austin, Tex.

Over the weekend, the 42-year-old actor was spotted with his mother Kay, wife Camila Alves, and children Levi and Vida at church in Austin.

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Matthew recently spoke to Us Weekly about his weight loss for his upcoming film The Dallas Buyer’s Club.

“I’m playing a guy who was sick and would have loved to have been healthier but wasn’t. For me, it’s more of a mental thing than a physical thing,” Matthew shared. “I’ll get down to the weight I need to get to. I’m on my way, and it’s what I need to do for the job.”

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  • calli

    OMG!

  • Lily

    Great dedication to his job, but he looks so unhealthy!
    I hope he will gain weight as soon as the movie is done.

  • Jim

    he better win an oscar for this!!

  • http://love@hotmail.com RoyalRyan

    Unhealthy

  • dwarf

    nobody is so body-obsessed like him. nobody

  • Francisco

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  • ThankU

    He’s going for the Oscar with this movie

  • Marie

    He’s almost not recognizable.
    Gosh.
    I hope this doesn’t ruin his health.

  • Creative

    And this is called ACTING and devotion to perform. Compare his movie creations and all these Disney actors wannabe.

  • Kizbit

    So stupid.

  • an opinion

    His movie career had become a joke with all those lousy rom coms. Now he is striving for legitimacy.

  • an opinion

    Or should I say starving for legitimacy.

  • revo

    he is so stupid for doing this. Is a movie worth getting organ failure for?

  • NYC

    An Oscar is not worth this kind of starvation.
    He looks like he’s trying to kill himself.
    Ego.

  • carrie

    @ThankU: @Jim: you don’t win Oscar for losing weight:it’s an urban legend!

  • Losa

    I can’t believe that he was ”Sexiest Man Alive” in 2005. He looks so old and absolutely not handsome anymore.

  • lala

    wait…what?he is not done losing weight?seriously dangerous and not worth anything…much less a stupid oscar.

  • Leenah

    Uhm..he looks really bad,I remember Jared Leto puttin on 60 pounds for a movie that nobody watched,I hope this isn’t the case with Matthew,it would be a shame.

  • http://twitter.com/lilie06 Lilie

    @Leenah:

    Well, I did watch Chapter 27 so nope, not “nobody” ;) but I agree, those extremes are crazy !! Jared finished the movie in a wheelchair because of it.. I just hope for Matthew that’s not gonna happen to him..

  • italian girl

    I am an Italian fan of Matthew, but I am really shocked seeing him so thin.
    I understand that he has lost so much weight because of a charachter in a movie, but I think of him in the past I can’t almost recognize him.
    It ‘s not only a question of physical weight loss but if you look at his eyes are completely different from the Matthew we all know.

    He was so sexy and beautiful before, hope he will be back the same very soon, because I do not like him now.

  • Jessie

    He already looks like he’s dying. I saw Tom Hanks in Philadelphia and he didn’t look this bad and he had on makeup too.

  • Peapo

    If you want to see thin check out Christian Bale in The Machinest. Scary skinny.
    I’m surprised he’s still wearing his wedding ring. It must be so loose. When I lose or gain weight I can feel it in my fingers.

  • http://lolsethatfat.blogspot.co.uk Rob

    There’s a difference in losing weight and being a healthy weight. When trying to lose weight you must be careful to lose fat and not muscle. That means a combination of exercise to build muscle, and eating the right foods to lose fat.

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