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Chace Crawford Dropped Pounds for 'Twelve'

July 30, 2010 (3:42 am) GMT
The actor revealed he wanted to look different in the movie compared to his hunky role on 'Gossip Girl'.

embarked on a grueling diet for his new movie " - because he was determined to look totally different to his hunky "" character. The 25-year-old actor has gained a massive female following since finding fame on the hit teen TV show, but Crawford wanted to put his pin-up status behind him for his edgy new film, which sees him play a privileged teenager-turned-drug dealer.

He tells ETOnline, "I dropped some weight for the character. I just wanted to look unlike I do on the show." But Crawford admits his efforts to change his image paled in comparison to his "Twelve" co-star , who recently lost 54 pounds for a role. He adds, "He's a true professional".

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