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Hugh fails to set an example

entertainment Updated: Apr 22, 2011 01:18 IST

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He is urging people to try surviving on $1.6 a day, but Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman (above) is unable to abide by the challenge himself. The 42-year-old actor is associated with Global Poverty Project’s ‘Live Below the Line drive’, which raises awareness about more than a billion people who live below the poverty line.



The

X-Men

star, who asks supporters to survive on the small amount between May 2-6, was forced to quit the challenge after failing to cut down expenditure on food and drinks. The star however, defends his stance. “It sounds a little hypocritical. During that week I’m doing a show on stage where I sing and dance for two hours so I think it might be a little irresponsible of me to faint in the middle of a show. But I totally


support it.”