Matthew McConaughey was photographed out and about in New York City on July 24  and he’s half the male stripper man he was in Magic Mike.

What gives?

Apparently the oft-shirtless 42-year-old actor is in the process of dropping 30 pounds to play an HIV positive patient in the upcoming movie The Dallas Buyer’s Club, which starts filming in September.

His wife Camila Alves, who’s currently preggers with the couple’s third child, tells People, “He’s losing weight for his new movie and he still has to lose more. But I’m very supportive. I’m usually the one right there saying, ‘You can’t eat this, you can’t eat that,’ but he’s very disciplined. He’s really great at it.”

Source: People

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