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Matthew McConaughey

Wasting Away ...

For New Movie Role

8/30/2012 3:45 PM PDT BY Johnny Lopez

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Matthew McConaughey is usually known for flaunting his buff and topless torso, but it was his startling gaunt new look in NYC on Thursday that had everyone's jaws dropping.

The 42-year-old is drastically losing the pounds to play Ron Woodruff in the movie "The Dallas Buyer's Club," the true story of a man who contracted HIV through drug use in the '80s and has to smuggle life-saving medications from Mexico.

From dropping trou in "Magic Mike" to now dropping pounds ... it's no question Matt is racking up an impressive body of work.

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Virtual Insanity    

He looks like Christopher Walken in that photo.

680 days ago
17.

Throwback kid    

He may be wasting away but his toupee is holding up nicley. He was balding pretty good in his mug shot about 13 years ago

680 days ago
18.

Bob    

Pizza & beer, Matt. Pizza & beer

680 days ago
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kerrplunk    

Wow! Has he been hanging out with the lady who is going to rehab, and who is suing someone for wiretap? Good god Eddie oops Matthew

680 days ago
20.

schoen1    

That explains his appearance last night on one of the late night talk shows.

680 days ago
21.

Athina    

He said in an interview that it took quite a while but his body is now finally feeding on itself. That sounds bad and dangerous once your body has devoured all the fat cells and are turning to your muscular system for nourishment. EAT something Matt!

680 days ago
22.

TheGame    

His neck is almost longer than his arms.

680 days ago
23.

The Real Victim    

BOBBLEHEAD

680 days ago
24.

Lisa G    

NO good. He has kids now he shouldn't be doing such drastic things to his body and health.

680 days ago
25.

MrHarrybawls2010    

I was hoping McConaughy was looking like this because he is a starving actor no one will hire.

680 days ago
26.

Kabala    

OMG and that hair... mama :-D

680 days ago
27.

debi    

Yeah, that's the movie I want to see. Sounds entertaining!

680 days ago
28.

Oh A 💛💋    

What the **** ..... The things actors do for movies is so crazy .... I

680 days ago
29.

namers    

"Now that I am married with children and have played the same character over and over, I think I'll go for the Oscar, ala Tom Hanks."

680 days ago
30.

bring back recent posts    

...STUPID.....................!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

680 days ago
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