In recent celebrity news, ANNE HATHAWAY admitted that she was once “obsessive” about looking terminally ill for her role in her upcoming film “Les Misérables.”

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Months before Anne Hathaway started filming the latest movie adaptation of the legendary Broadway epic, “Les Misérables,” the actress had to undergo an extreme diet and a drastic hair makeover—which she is planning on keeping—as part of her transformation as Fantine.

Her female role required her to look gaunt as she was portraying a dying prostitute. Shockingly, Anne managed to stick to two thin of dried oatmeal paste a day and lose as much as 25 pounds during filming.

Yikes!

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Hathaway shared about the grueling preparation to Vogue’s December issue:

“I had to be obsessive about it–the idea was to look near death.”

She continued:

“Looking back on the whole experience–and I don’t judge it in any way—it was definitely a little nuts. It was definitely a break with reality, but I think that’s who Fantine is anyway.”

The actress went on to admit that when she finally finished filming, she was left in a “a state of deprivation — physical and emotional.” She revealed:

“When I got home, I couldn’t react to the chaos of the world without being overwhelmed. It took me weeks till I felt like myself again. ”

Thankfully, her new husband Adam Shulman was there for her. She told the mag:

“He gets what I do and who I am and supports me in it, and that’s pretty awesome.”

But then again, all her hard work could be worth it because there’s already some major Oscar buzz for the one-time Academy Award nominee!

While we wait until we see her in “Les Misérables” on Christmas Day, check out the pics from her Vogue cover shoot with Annie Leibovitz:

Photos Via Vogue

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