Amanda Seyfried

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Take one look at actress Amanda Seyfried and it's safe to presume that the adjective "overweight" doesn't come to mind, however, this is Hollywood, where the standards are often completely outrageous. 

Case in point? The 28-year-old stunner has revealed that she nearly lost out on several roles in her career due to being "overweight." 

"Fun fact: I almost lost out on several roles in my career because I was overweight. Wrong, America," the blond beauty wrote last month, sharing the surprising tidbit on her social media page. 

Many commenters reacted in horror to her confession, with fans reassuring Seyfried that she's "perfect" while calling out the "disgusting" standards in our skinny-obsessed society. No word yet what prompted the post, but clearly, Amanda isn't afraid to share her thoughts on Tinseltown's fixation with pin-thin stars. 

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Back in March 2010, Seyfried admitted in an interview with Esquire that she often goes to extreme lengths to maintain her slender frame, having previously embarked on a raw food diet. 

"It's intense. And sort of awful," the Les Miseérables star confessed of her eating regime. "Yesterday for lunch? Spinach. Just spinach. Spinach and some seeds."

She also told Glamour that same year that she has to hit the gym in order to maintain her enviable figure. "If I didn't run and work out, there's no way I would be this thin," she said. "But I have to stay in shape because I'm an actress. It's f--ked up and it's twisted, but I wouldn't get the roles otherwise. If I'd been a bit bigger, I don't think they would have cast me for Mamma Mia!"

Thoughts on Seyfried's latest tweet? Hit the comments! 

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