6 Celebrities Who Bring Weight Gain To A New Level


Many of the greatest actors have had to have more than a little preparation for their acting roles. It doesn’t matter how great your acting skills are; Tom Hanks could not have pulled it off as a castaway on a desert island without losing loads of weight – 4 stones to be exact. It just wouldn’t have worked otherwise. You cannot survive on fish and coconuts for years and still look like you’ve been dining on steak and French fries, no amount of stage make-up or special outfits can make that look convincing.

On a serious side, Tom has recently revealed that he’s suffering from diabetes – a condition which may have been triggered by losing and gaining weight for all of those iconic movie roles.

1. Robert de Niro

Robert de Niro famously gained 60 pounds to play one of his most iconic roles – Jake La Motta in the 1980 film classic Raging Bull. How did he do it? He binged…

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