19 Celebrities That Dropped The Weight

These days, fat celebrities are a pretty rare thing. Hollywood seems obsessed with the slender and the skinny and consequently, those carrying a little extra chub are expected to shed the pounds in order to meet societal expectations or just to play a part in a movie. Here are some of the most dramatic weight loss experiences in show business, some for the better, some not so much.

1. 50 Cent

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50 Cent’s dramatic weight loss was not a fashion choice but rather an extreme measure to get in character for his role in the movie All Things Fall Apart in which he played Deon, a cancer sufferer. Thankfully however, he is back to looking his muscle toned best, something that is sure to delight his legions of female fans.