Ashton Kutcher Hospitalized Due to Fruit Diet for jOBS Role

Ashton Kutcher has revealed that he was hospitalized two days before filming began in order to play Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic of the late Apple co-founder, jOBS.

"First of all, the fruitarian diet can lead to like severe issues. I went to the hospital like two days before we started shooting the movie. I was like doubled over in pain," he said after the film's premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.

"My pancreas levels were completely out of whack. It was really terrifying," he added. Kutcher's diet constituted of solely fruit, nuts and seeds; the film claims Jobs diet consisted of said food products. The Apple co-founder passed away at the age of 56 during 2011 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Kutcher also said he worked on replicating Jobs' hunched walk and how he generally behaved by studying tapes. He shared "a ravenous interest in the tech space" with Jobs: "I think we can all sort of relate to that in some place in our life where we are moving forward with something and we fall down. You have to have the guts to get back up and go again. I think I share that as well."

jOBS, which has a fabricated opening scene according to Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, is scheduled for a release in the U.S. on April 19.

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  • dns7950
    Ashton Kutcher tries to copy Steve Jobs's "fruitarian" diet for a while, and his "pancreas levels were way out of whack".. Steve Jobs died of pancreatic cancer.. I wonder if there is a connection?? :O
  • boju
    Did the diet consist of apples?
  • Anonymous
    Ashton like really has like way with words. Like really, he like does.
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  • doive1231
    Ashton's hospital menu:

    Morning - banana
    Dinner - currant bun
    Tea - fruit cocktail
  • boju
    Did the diet consist of apples?
  • Anonymous
    but yet steve jobs lived that long off said foods, but ended up dieing from pancreatic cancer? And Kutcher, had pancreatic problems in a few months? Weird stuff.

    Shows what kind of doctors steve jobs used, they must have signed a TOS that was strict to his every words and what he wanted. Which ended up killing him in the end.

    on a second note, I bet he had 1000% Hershey squirts all day, every day on an all fruit diet.