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Brendan Fraser tells Graham Norton fat suit made him 'appreciate' struggles of obesity

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Brendan Fraser tells Graham Norton how The Whale helped him ‘appreciate’ struggles of obesity

Actor Brendan Fraser revealed on the Graham Norton Show how The Whale helped him understand the struggles of people with obesity.

The 54-year-old explained that wearing a 330lb fat suit while shooting The Whale made him appreciate how “physically and emotionally” strong overweight people are.

“When the costume came off, I could still feel the undulation and I grew to appreciate how strong physically and emotionally a person of that size has to be”, Mr Fraser said.

The actor portrays a morbidly obese English teacher who attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter in the upcoming film.

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