• All Share : 50533.50
    UP 0.35%
    Top 40 : 3747.97
    UP 0.68%
    Financial 15 : 15587.09
    UP 0.21%
    Industrial 25 : 61918.63
    UP 0.28%

  • ZAR/USD : 10.9562
    UP 0.05%
    ZAR/GBP : 17.2737
    DOWN -0.07%
    ZAR/EUR : 13.6672
    DOWN -0.18%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.0932
    UP 0.15%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.3930
    UP 0.54%

  • Gold : 1195.4150
    DOWN -0.17%
    Platinum : 1221.7000
    DOWN -0.35%
    Silver : 16.3960
    DOWN -0.68%
    Palladium : 801.2500
    DOWN -0.22%
    Brent Crude Oil : 76.120
    DOWN -2.10%

  • All data is delayed by 15 min. Data supplied by I-Net Bridge
    Hover cursor over this ticker to pause.

Thu Nov 27 12:33:26 CAT 2014

Hathaway gives body a pasting

Reuters | 14 November, 2012 00:03
Anne Hathaway
Image by: ANDREW WINNING / REUTERS

Film star Anne Hathaway credits a strict diet of dried oatmeal paste for helping her shed about 11kg for her role in the forthcoming big screen musical Les Miserables.

"I had to be obsessive about it - the idea was to look near death," Hathaway said in an interview with Vogue about preparing for her role as the consumptive prostitute Fantine in the musical version of Victor Hugo's classic 19th-century French novel.

Hathaway, 30, is quoted in the December edition of the magazine as saying that she first lost 5kg to begin filming and later dropped another 7kg by restricting her eating to nothing other than two thin pieces of oatmeal paste a day.

"Looking back on the whole experience - and I don't judge it in any way - it was definitely a little nuts," said The Dark Knight Rises actress.

"It was definitely a break with reality, but I think that's who Fantine is anyway."

SHARE YOUR OPINION

If you have an opinion you would like to share on this article, please send us an e-mail to the Times LIVE iLIVE team. In the mean time, click here to view the Times LIVE iLIVE section.