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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt Says "Porn's Fine," Talks What Makes Women Sexy in Men's Health

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    Already swooning over Joseph Gordon-Levitt? Then brace yourself for the 32-year-old hottie's upcoming flick Don Jon.

    The actor stars in his forthcoming self-directed and self-written film, which centers on a New Jersey stud whose addition to pornography inhibits his ability to find happiness with his potential true love (played by Scarlett Johansson).

    "Porn's fine," the Men's Health October cover star tells the mag. "I'm aware that it can be hateful toward women. It can be addictive. It can get ugly. But it's only damaging if you allow it to be."

    While JGL's personal opinion regarding porn may be a bit polarizing, his perception of costar ScarJo is seemingly something on which we can all agree.

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    "Look, Scarlett is a gorgeous, gorgeous woman, but if you just compare purely physical features, plenty of girls are just as gorgeous," he explains. "But she creates this extra something. It's in her walk, her eye contact. The total package is just off the charts."

    The actor also tells Men's Health he envisioned the newly engaged starlet in the role since day one.

    "I didn't know Scarlett, but I spent more than a year with the image of her in my head playing this character," he admits to the mag (per People). "She couldn't not do this."

    And since the actor landed his perfect leading lady, he was forced to step up his game when it came to getting in shape for the role.

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    "I was big, but I wasn't healthy," he says of his Don Jon body transformation. "The feeling I'll have after playing basketball with friends for a few hours versus going to the gym and staring at myself for a few hours is the difference between exhilaration and hell. One's blissful, the other is sore, self-doubting, and lonely."

    Still, there's no doubt dude looks good.

    "I put on about 12 pounds," the actor reveals in the behind-the-scenes video from the cover shoot. "You know I went to the gym every day for a couple hours for six months and I ate and ate and ate, I ate so much food. No fat, no sugar, no dairy, no bread."

    Hard work pays off! Don Jon hits theaters Sept. 27.

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