Anne Hathaway Discusses Her ‘Unhealthy’ Weight Loss for Her Role in ‘Les Misérables’

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anne hathaway weight loss

Her mother, Kate McCauley Hathaway, was an actress, and her father, Gerald T. Hathaway, was a lawyer. Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born in Brooklyn, New York, to her parents. Both of her parents were from Philadelphia. She is primarily of Irish ancestry, with English, German, and French influences.

Her first notable appearance was in the television series Get Real, which aired for only a few episodes (1999). She rose to fame as a little girl who discovers she is a member of royalty in The Princess Diaries (2001) and its 2004 sequel, starring Julie Andrews and Heather Matarazzo.

She also starred in Nicholas Nickleby (2002) alongside Charlie Hunnam and Jamie Bell, as well as Ella Enchanted (2004). Hathaway was allegedly the front for the role of “Christine” in 2004 The Phantom of the Opera (2004). She was unable to take the part owing to schedule difficulties with The Princess Diaries 2 (2004), and it was subsequently handed to newcomer Emmy Rossum.

Hathaway quickly moved away from family films. She appears topless in the films Havoc (2005) with Josh Peck and Brokeback Mountain (2005) with Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal following The Princess Diaries 2 (2004).

Her ambition to shake off her “Princess Diaries” image is similar to that of her former co-star Julie Andrews, who appeared topless in the film S.O.B. (1981) to shake off the image she cultivated in the 1960s musicals. In interviews, Hathaway has stated that participating in family-friendly films does not imply that she is akin to the characters or that she is against being naked in other films.

This article will teach you everything you need to know about Anne Hathaway’s weight loss journey.

Anne Hathaway’s Weight Losses: Her Role In Upcoming Les Misérables.

Anne Hathaway appears on the cover of the December issue of Vogue, where she discusses reducing 25 pounds for her role as Fantine in the upcoming film musical “Les Misérables.”

The 29-year-old newlywed actress spent two weeks eating nothing but… dried oatmeal paste after shedding 10 pounds on a cleanse.

Hathaway shed an extra 15 pounds during a two-week break from filming by eating only two thin squares of the dried oatmeal paste each day.

“I had to be obsessive about it,” Hathaway told Vogue. “The objective was to seem near death.” “Looking back on it, it was obviously a tough nut — and I don’t mean that in a negative sense.” It was obviously a departure from reality, but I think [my character] Fantine is like that anyhow.”

Hathaway claims she was in “a condition of deprivation — physical and emotional” when production ended, and that she “couldn’t react to the turmoil of the world without being overwhelmed.” It took weeks for me to feel normal again.”

anne hathaway weight loss.
anne hathaway weight loss.

Les Miserables Anne Hathaway

With the aid of her new husband, Adam Shulman, Hathaway eventually felt like herself again.

“He gets what I do and who I am and supports me in it,” she tells the publication, adding that they have “genuine love — the full-on romantic, till-death-do-us-part real deal.”

While Hathaway won’t be sticking to the oatmeal diet, she does like her new, shorter hairstyle.

“I adore the short-haired look. I’m turning 30 and, perhaps, I’m becoming prettier and more myself as a result. I believe I’m just happier with less these days.”

Now, watch Hathaway’s opening monologue spoofing “Les Misérables” on “Saturday Night Live” this weekend:

How long did Anne Hathaway have to lose weight for Les Miserables?

Hathaway shed 25 pounds for the role of the young orphan, and she admits to PEOPLE’s editor-in-chief Jess Cagle in the latest edition of The Jess Cagle Interview that she “wasn’t in a good place” at the time. In PEOPLE’s latest cover story, Hathaway, 36, says, “I’d lost an unhealthy amount of weight in two weeks.”

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