Leonardo DiCaprio Told To Drop 30 Pounds

Leonardo DiCaprio Told To Drop 30 Pounds-photo

Not as fun as running around with hot, young models is it?

Leonardo DiCaprio is on a strict crash diet for his role in the new action flick, Inception, written by Batman director Christopher Nolan.

A set on source tells Radar that "Leo needs to shed at least 30lbs. He's gained weight recently and looks almost a bit flabby, which isn't good, especially as the camera adds pounds."

Leo plans on losing the weight with a strict diet and tons of exercise. The source reveals, "There's an action scene coming up at the end of the year in which he needs to appear emaciated, so the pressure is on."

Check out the official teaser for the movie, which hits theatres next summer:

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  • redbarn7
    redbarn7

    Darnit and I wanted him to come over so I could cook for him, hee ! hee ! If he goes on a diet I will have to change the whole menu. Seriously folks did you see the pics of him in Jan. 2010 I thought he looked really nice with his shirt off, 30 lbs is too much to lose. Leo your a nice looking man don't let everyones harsh comments dictate what you do , my family and I think your great.

  • Jennifer
    Jennifer

    OMG he is fine, maybe he could shed a few pounds and tone up a bit, but 30 lbs!? I was starting to enjoy Leo having some meat on him, I mean he was a stick when he started his career!

  • lilikindsli
    lilikindsli

    gtMm5R I want to say - thank you for this!

  • Davide
    Davide

    needed here

  • Ixa
    Ixa

    Leonardo is such a handsome man no matter what. But, if anything he might need to lose about 20 pounds and then pack them back on with muscle, he's not overweight he just hasn't been working out and doing the weights. I think this side of Hollywood is tough too but he does get paid a lot of money to appear in movies for his roles. I don't like skinny men either, but if he looses just a bit and then just muscles up he'll be fine. He probably has been living the good life and enjoying himself and not worrying about the whole "body building" thing. He's not "fat" like they make it seem it's just that he hasn't been working out for the "muscle / six pack" look but it is true that the camera adds weight to them. I personally do not like "skinny" men, in real life (not hollywood) he would be an extremely handsome man.

  • Marilyn Goodwin
    Marilyn Goodwin

    If he diets as strictly as they say then he will lose out in valuable vitamins and minerals. He should be on Marilyn's Plan. At least he will keep up with his body's nutritional needs. He could lose all of his body fat and still be healthy but dieting is such a no go zone on Marilyn's Plan.

  • Jack
    Jack

    guest: Did you read the first page of comments? At all? There's just as many people saying 'dough-boy' has looked this 'bad' for the last couple of years and that it's about time he loses weight. Stop trying to spark a chauvinism debate.

  • guest
    guest

    I always theorized that one reason he gained weight (other than, of course, a natural effect of getting older) was that he wanted to distance himself from his younger, teen idol self. He was so skinny in movies like What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Romeo + Juliet, even Titanic. I think probably gaining weight and filling out his face made him feel and look less like the pretty boy he was in danger of being typecast as. And thus, the double standard. If Leonardo DiCaprio happened to be Leona Dicaprio, she would have been vilified to no end for not losing weight sooner. It is alright for men to gain a few pounds to make them more 'manly' or to 'add character' but a woman in Hollywood gains weight and it's a whole other ball game. Jane, you are probably right in your evaluation, he probably did gain weight to 'man up', but it's a sad reflection on society that he wasn't put under the same scrutiny that his female counterparts are until now. Even still, he is losing weight for a role, not necessarily because he wants to. Lucky Leo.

  • amanda
    amanda

    I think that it is nice that male celebs are starting to allow themselves to look the way there bodies are meant to and either way he still looks good.

  • Leo or Jack
    Leo or Jack

    He is starting to look like Jack Nicholson.

  • Leo is thin already
    Leo is thin already

    This story is a total lie. Leo does not have to do the weight loss crap because he can actually act unlike Bale.

  • GreenGrrrl
    GreenGrrrl

    Leonardo is the most handsome man on the planet! I love how secure he is with himself that he doesn't need to rely on looking like a meathead or junkie-looking guy. His skills, talent, sex appeal and looks outshine everyone in town - this is why he IS and will ALWAYS BE the KING of HOLLYWOOD!

  • ALICE
    ALICE

    I WAS WONDERING WHEN THIS DAY WILL EVER COME

  • ALICE
    ALICE

    I WAS WONDERING WHEN THIS DAY WILL EVER COME

  • Leo is perfect
    Leo is perfect

    Leonardo does not need to lose weight. He looks awesome just the way he is. If he loses 30 lbs, there will be nothing left but his beautiful blue eyes, blonde hair, and bones. This story is fabricated by some nobody trying to gain attention.

  • lowfat leo
    lowfat leo

    ugh, he's been dough-boy for most of his adult life. photos of him shirtless are like looking at my neighbor mow his lawn shirtless... i like hearing when hollywood weight roles are reversed and a man has to drop weight.

  • Meh
    Meh

    I think he looks sexier with some meat on him. Does anyone remember when he was skinny as hell? I prefer this Leo.

  • birkin
    birkin

    leo,ask advice Christian Bale:D

  • Guest
    Guest

    Awwe. I don't like that side of movies/acting. I think he looks MUCH better now, being too muscular is not attractive.

  • Suzette
    Suzette

    I've thought dear Leo has been looking a little fleshy for quite some time now. It has the effect of making his facial features appear like they've all migrated to the center of his big round face. He is a movie star, and as such, is paid obscene amounts of money to appear in films in which viewers are forced to look at him, larger than life for at least 2 hours. Again, let's reflect...he is not an insurance agent, a TV repairman, or one of those guys who cleans out septic tanks. He is a movie star. Thus, unless he is starring in a biopic of Val Kilmer or John Travolta, it is in his best interest to get in shape.

  • Jane
    Jane

    I always theorized that one reason he gained weight (other than, of course, a natural effect of getting older) was that he wanted to distance himself from his younger, teen idol self. He was so skinny in movies like What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Romeo + Juliet, even Titanic. I think probably gaining weight and filling out his face made him feel and look less like the pretty boy he was in danger of being typecast as.

  • reneelucky7
    reneelucky7

    I think that he does need to lose some weight if he wants to get back into the game. He use to be pretty hot, but now he just let himself go- and it is showing

  • aimes76
    aimes76

    I thought he was lookin a lil doughy. I predict he will end up looking like Marlon Brando toward the end...

  • ames
    ames

    MEH, he is a bit flabby

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