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He isn’t gracing the covers of any tabloids and screaming about how HE DID IT, but Matthew McConaughey has lost some serious weight.

Some seriously scary amounts of weight, really.

The 42-year old is wasting himself away for the role of Ron Woodruff – a real-life HIV patient in the 1980s who smuggled in medications from Mexico – in The Dallas Buyers Club. It stars filming this week.

Matthew McConaughey Isn't Running

McConaughey has lost over 30 pounds from his typical frame, thanks to vigorous exercise and a diet that likely cuts out many carbs and fatty acids.

We’d imagine he knows an easy salmon recipe or two that helps keep him trim.

What a shocking image, huh?