Taylor Lautner Forced to Eat While Shooting Breaking Dawn

Celebrity Body Nov. 10, 2011 AT 7:40PM
Taylor Lautner Forced to Eat While Shooting Breaking Dawn

Taylor Lautner famously beefed up to play werewolf Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Since the 2009 film, the 19-year-old actor has maintained his buff bod -- much to the chagrin of those around him.

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"I had people bringing me food and shoving it in my face, saying 'Eat, Taylor!' They sort of had to force me," Lautner tells Parade of shooting The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1. "Then I had to get my butt in the gym, and that's difficult because we were filming 12- to 15-hour days."

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"I can definitely say that after my last shirtless scene, as soon as I wrapped, it was a huge celebration," the actor says. "I went out and had desert for the first time in a while, and I took few days off of the gym."

Lautner -- who dumped girlfriend Lily Collins in September -- adds that he isn't worried about losing his fit physique now that filming is over.

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"I've pretty much always been a pretty healthy eater and I don't pig out. If I occasionally want ice cream or something, I can have it," he tells Parade. "I've always been really active. I grew up playing sports, so I'm always shooting hoops or throwing the football with my friends. I'm super-active in that sense."

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