Ethan Suplee recently posted his body transformation on social media and blew everyone away! Starring in roles on My Name is Earl and Mallrats, Suplee was known for his weight and size....not anymore!
On his podcast American Glutton, Suplee documents his weight loss journey after a life long battle with unhealthy eating habits.
“I learned really quickly that if I wanted a second helping of lasagna, when I cleared my plate, I had to eat it in the kitchen without them seeing, that I was not supposed to have that second helping of lasagna,” Suplee said on the podcast, recalling a trip to his grandparents’ house in Vermont in which they expressed concern over his weight.
“I just started practicing sneaking food,” he said, adding that the behavior continued into his preteen and teenage years. By age 10, Suplee said he weighed more than 200 pounds.
Suplee said that he got sober in 2002 and since then has tried just about any diet out there.
“I lost a s—load of weight. I went from 530 to, at my lowest, 220,” Suplee said, adding that he developed a passion for cycling after My Name Is Earl, on which he played Randy Hickey, was canceled in 2009. “At 220, I was very, very thin.”
But when he returned to acting a few years later, hundreds of pounds lighter, he said that it was more difficult for him to find work.
“At some point I was like, ‘Well f—, I’m just gonna get fat again because maybe it’ll be better for work,'” he said. “And honestly, it was.”
“I’d gained a bunch of weight back because I actually didn’t find being thin all that it’s cracked up to be,” he added. “So we convinced them that I was heavier again, and I went in, and that was that. I was heavy enough.”
On his American Glutton podcast, Suplee said that throughout his life, he’s “gained and lost probably close to 1,000 pounds at this point.”
Now, the actor is focusing on using “food as an energy source” to achieve his goals in the gym.
“My goal right now is a six-pack, and I’m not far off. Pretty f— close actually.,” he said. “So it’s an utterly vain goal. I don’t care. Who cares? I’ve never had a vain goal like that before.”
Picture this: It is a Friday night in 1994 and you are skimming the aisles at a Blockbuster video. Forrest Gump is on the New Release shelf and you have been dying to see it. You reach for the box and as you pull it away, you realize there is no rental available. Nooooooooooooo!
One man found the key to prevent movie rental disappointment by turning his whole basement into a Blockbuster video store complete with thousands of movies.
"It all started coming together once I got into collecting VHS tapes with my brother," explained Nick.
"We had this small closet-like space that was about half the size of the room you see today. ‘As we got more and more tapes, we ran out of the room, and I thought it about potential ideas for an expansion."
"The store in my basement isn’t a location that’s open to the public. It’s really just an over the top display for my personal collection, but thanks to social media I’m able to share it with the world!"
Pulp Fiction was one of the most iconic movies of the 90's. Although nearly everyone has seen it, there is a lot of things people may not know about the film. Here we count down 5 of the most shocking facts about the Pulp Fiction movie!
1. Bruce Willis Was Not The First Choice For Butch
The role of Butch was originally promised to Matt Dillon but went to Bruce Willis because Tarantino felt it got bigger buzz generated for his movie.
2. Uma Thurman Won Tarantino Over For Her Role
Michelle Pfeiffer, Meg Ryan, Holly Hunter and Rosanna Arquette were all reportedly considered for the role of Mia Wallace, the sexy and drug-addicted wife of the burly crime boss. But Tarantino had decided on Uma Thurman immediately after their first meeting. "Uma's the only person he met with [by himself]," Lawrence Bender said.
3. The Actors On THe Film Were All Compensated The Same
Now this is something you never hear in Hollywood. Every single one of the actors in the film agreed to be paid $20,000 a week as well as sharing a percentage of the profits from the movie.
4. The 1964 Malibu Was Stolen From The Set
The 1964 Chevy Malibu Vincent drives in the film actually belonged to Tarantino...and it was stolen after production wrapped. Almost 20 years later, the car was found in Oakland, Calif., in 2013.
5. The Biggest Expense Wasn't The Cast
Made for just $8 million, the biggest expense of the film didn't go toward the star-studded cast, but to creating the Jack Slim's Diner set, which cost $150,000.