Charlize Theron plays a completely spent mom of three in her new film Tully — a role for which the Oscar winner now famously gained 50 pounds.
But how did she manage to put on such a sizable chunk of weight fast? Well, Theron has just revealed her main go-to food that she ate morning, noon, and night to help her pack on the pounds in a hurry. The actress said on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show that potato chips did the trick for her.
"I ate a lot of everything, but my drug of choice is potato chips," she told Ellen. "Everywhere. I had a bag in the car, a bag in the bathroom, a bag in the kitchen, a bag on the couch, a bag in my trailer. Everywhere I went, there was just a bag."
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As amusing — and even delicious? — as that might sound, the diet Charlize required to put on weight fast had a serious side effect: depression.
Theron earlier revealed to Entertainment Tonight, "I got hit in the face pretty hard with depression. 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."
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