50 Cent Shocks With Drastic Weight Loss

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May 26, 2010 | 10:46pm EST

Rapper 50 Cent has shocked fans by unveiling his skeletal new image – the hip-hop star has posted photos on his online blog showing his drastic weight loss for new movie Things Fall Apart.
The musician-turned-actor plays a football player diagnosed with cancer in the film, which he also wrote based on a friend who died of the disease.
For the role 50 Cent lost 54 pounds (24 kilograms), and he has stunned fans by posting images of his new skinny look on his website.
In an accompanying post, titled ’50 Cent’s Shocking Slim-Down!’, the In Da Club hitmaker writes, “I lost 54 pounds for it. I was starving.”
The rapper lost the weight by surviving on a liquid diet, and spent three hours a day on a treadmill.