Was Matthew McConaughey so dedicated to a movie role…that he nearly went blind?! That’s what reports said earlier this year, when Matthew debuted a shocking, near 50 pound weight loss for his role as an AIDS patient in Dallas Buyers Club. Now, the actor is confirming those reports himself!
“When I got down to where I lost 43 pounds, I did start losing my eyesight,” he revealed in a recent interview. “I noticed it acutely and it had to do with the weight loss. It’s back now.”
In the interview, Matthew added that although he did lose a ton of weight, he did it in a healthy way, and was never starving. So, what was the first item he ordered off the menu once he could put the weight back ON? Check out the video to find out!: