Mark Wahlberg admitted that gaining 20 pounds in three weeks was not as easy or as enjoyable as it might seem.
The 50-year-old actor spoke about the quick transformation he underwent as a boxer-turned-priest in the upcoming film. Stu during a video call to Evening show… “Unfortunately, I had to consume 7000 calories for two weeks, and then another two weeks – 11000 calories,” – said Mark, catching up with the owner. Jimmy Fallon Thursday 15 July.
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When asked how he managed to change his appearance so dramatically in such a short period of time, the father of four joked: “It’s a mustache.”
Mark said keeping track of his calorie intake was actually “about an hour” fun, even though he had previously thought it would be a walk in the park. “It’s such a hard physical thing. After losing weight, you just worry about it – you just don’t eat and exercise, ”explained the star, who previously dipped and trained hard to be“ ripped ”for her action-packed 2020 movie. Spencer Confidential…
This time, the Massachusetts native found himself on the other end of the spectrum, and it turned out to be just as, if not more, a challenge. “Even when you were full, I woke up after eating and ate again,” he shared of the discipline it took to portray his character in a film inspired by a true story. “I ate every three hours.”
Mark, who turned 50 in June, also said that gaining and losing weight for him “absolutely” became more difficult, especially when it needs to be done as soon as possible.
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“When the metabolism starts to slow down, it gets really hard. I tried to make this film for six years, we only had 30 days to make it, and so I really wanted it to happen, ”he shared his passion for the project. “As well as [I] Plus it was crazy that I financed a lot of them myself. So, I knew that I was on the ticking of a clock on my pennies, and in this case, things can be done pretty quickly. “
Mark previously showed off his physical changes in May, first having six dice and massive biceps during his character’s boxing heyday. The “after” photo exposed his much less pronounced belly. During filming on Stu has come to an end, the Oscar-nominated performer will also release another film on July 23, Joe Bell, which is also based on true events.
Mark seems to be back to his muscular physique these days and it didn’t take long. He is a force to be reckoned with!