50 Cent Offers More Details on Dramatic Weight Loss
The shocking photo of 50 Cent's 54-pound weight loss this week had us wondering a great many things. Now Fiddy is speaking out on the nine-week regimen that took him from 214 pounds to a slender -- and bony -- 160 pounds for a film role.

"Towards the end it was really difficult," 50 Cent, whose real name Curtis Jackson, told Parade Magazine (via Huffington Post). "It was like, if I don't get close enough to what my best friend looked like to me at that point before he passed, then I'm not doing the story any justice."