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Dangerous Starvation Diets

Actress Anne Hathaway made headlines after shedding an astonishing 25 pounds in five weeks for her role in the highly-anticipated film adaptation of Victor Hugo’s French historical novel, Les Misérables. To achieve a gaunt, emaciated look, Anne reportedly underwent a strict dietary cleanse and ate nothing but two thin oatmeal squares a day for nearly a month. The Doctors discuss the dangers of actors and actresses going into starvation mode to lose weight for a role.