Dadbod Made Chris Pratt Impotent

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In this month’s issue of Men’s Health, cover star Chris Pratt talks about the problems he faced after gaining weight for Parks and Recreation. Mr. Anna Faris said his eating habits—he used to throw backthree or four cheeseburgers” during table reads—affected him beyond mere weight gain. Dadbod, it turns out, can keep you from being a dad.

‘I was impotent, fatigued, emotionally depressed. I had real health issues that were affecting me in a major way. It’s bad for your heart, your skin, your system, your spirit,’


Pratt, who was rendered impotent by a dadbod that has since been named the best of its kind, went on to explain when he decided to lose it for good:

‘I’d gone back and forth, lost weight for Moneyball, got fat again, then trimmed down for Zero Dark Thirty, then gained it all back again for Andy. That’s when I saw Zero Dark Thirty and right after walking out I was like: “I’m going to get in shape and I’m never going to be fat again,”’ he explains.

For Pratt, ditching the dadbod was move that he never regrets. For everyone else, the debate continues.

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So I know looking a certain way for movies/tv is kind of part of the job description for actors sometimes, but Jesus it must be SO bad for you. Jared Leto after he gained a bunch of weight for a movie said “Really, it’s a stupid thing to do. I got gout, and my cholesterol went up so fast in such a short time that my doctors wanted to put me on Lipitor, which is for much, much older people.”

Like, not good at all. Maybe if we had more diverse body types in Hollywood this wouldn’t be such a damn problem...