Charlize Theron Got Depressed After Gaining 50 Pounds for ‘Tully’

Charlize Theron is dedicated to her craft. She became ugly for the 2003 film Monster. And in 2018, she became fat for Tully.

Theron plays Marlo, a mother of three who is given a nanny. She put on 50 pounds for the film in order to “feel what this woman felt.” Theron described her weight gain process to Entertainment Tonight:

“The first three weeks are always fun because you’re just like a kid in a candy store. So it was fun to go and have breakfast at In-N-Out and have two milkshakes,” she explained. “And then after three weeks, it’s not fun anymore. Like, all of a sudden you’re just done eating that amount and then it becomes a job. I remember having to set my alarm in the middle of the night in order to just maintain [the weight].

“You know, it was a huge surprise to me. I got hit in the face pretty hard with depression. Yeah, for the first time in my life I was eating so much processed foods and I drank way too much sugar. I was not that fun to be around on this film.”

Thinking about Fat Charlize Theron makes me depressed. She got so big that her two kids thought she was pregnant.

While putting on weight is easy, losing that weight is much tougher. Anyone can sit on the couch and eat cookies all day. Getting off the couch is a pain in the ass.

“There’s nothing fun about that. It took about a year and a half. It was a long journey, very long journey,”

Hopefully Hollywood doesn’t have any more stupid ideas like “make Charlize Theron fat” anytime soon.

Tully is set to hit theaters on May 4.

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