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Mark Wahlberg loses big, sheds 30kg for The Gambler

Mark Wahlberg shed almost 30kg for the title character in Rupert Wyatt's remake of The Gambler. The Ted actor said that he was on a liquid diet for about a month under the watchful eye of doctors and continued to lose weight.

hollywood Updated: Jun 23, 2014 17:02 IST
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Mark Wahlberg shed almost 30kg for the title character in Rupert Wyatt's remake of The Gambler, it has been revealed.

The Ted actor said that he was on a liquid diet for about a month under the watchful eye of doctors and continued to lose weight during the shoot, reports News.com.au.

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He was relieved once he could start eating again and he believes it is lot easier to gain weight than to lose it, as he could see a remarkable rapid transition when he was getting back to his normal size, he added.

The 43-year-old actor plays the role of a literary professor whose gambling addiction sees him run afoul of gangsters in the upcoming movie.