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Zac Efron is nearly unrecognizable in new promo for Dubai Tourism filmed after latest plastic surgery

I have the same reaction as Roger the Alien when he learned Meg Ryan wasn’t playing a burn victim in her latest film.

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by Anonymousreply 373October 26, 2021 9:59 PM
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by Anonymousreply 1August 9, 2021 8:02 PM

Does he have a lot of connections to Dubai and the Middle East in general?

by Anonymousreply 2August 9, 2021 8:08 PM

He is looking very lined and mahogany.

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by Anonymousreply 3August 9, 2021 8:09 PM

All it is is a chin implant. Admittedly a Michael Jackson sized one! Left: the new clefted implant; Right, the old one.

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by Anonymousreply 4August 9, 2021 8:12 PM

He looks SO bizarre now.

by Anonymousreply 5August 9, 2021 8:13 PM

Unrecognizable? Maybe to a blind person. Otherwise it's quite obvious who he is.

by Anonymousreply 6August 9, 2021 8:13 PM

Zac is this generation's George Maharis.

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by Anonymousreply 7August 9, 2021 8:14 PM

Zac doesn't hold grudges.

[Quote] "He looks like a child with a lot of makeup. I was like, ‘My God, you’re just a little kid.’ "

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by Anonymousreply 8August 9, 2021 8:15 PM

With Dubai stand-in. The cleft is not there.

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by Anonymousreply 9August 9, 2021 8:19 PM

He should plump his lips up even more.

by Anonymousreply 10August 9, 2021 8:20 PM

Looks like Zac Efron to me

by Anonymousreply 11August 9, 2021 8:22 PM

A lot of it is just CGI "enhancement."

by Anonymousreply 12August 9, 2021 8:26 PM

He's calling out for the LucyMAME lense at r3. Not sure about the hair but otherwise Alba looks good.

by Anonymousreply 13August 9, 2021 8:27 PM

He’s had more than just a chin implant.

by Anonymousreply 14August 9, 2021 8:29 PM
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by Anonymousreply 15August 9, 2021 8:30 PM

What else do you thin he's had done?

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by Anonymousreply 16August 9, 2021 8:33 PM

He's 33 but looks like he's 40. Jaw implants?

by Anonymousreply 17August 9, 2021 8:34 PM

The shot of his tits is, well, very titillating.

by Anonymousreply 18August 9, 2021 8:36 PM

I was 33 but looked 40s. Remember me?

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by Anonymousreply 19August 9, 2021 8:37 PM

IMO, Zac Efron has had plastic surgery. Here's a breakdown of his procedures. Video includes his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel, where Zac explains how he slipped on water from a fountain at his house, injuring his chin, blah blah blah. (Around the 6 minute mark.)

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by Anonymousreply 20August 9, 2021 8:48 PM

His tits are veering into Aaron Schock territory

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by Anonymousreply 21August 9, 2021 8:48 PM

Smart to keep his lower legs out of shot.

by Anonymousreply 22August 9, 2021 8:49 PM

He sort of looks like someone tried to paint young Rob Lowe from memory.

by Anonymousreply 23August 9, 2021 8:52 PM

It's a Hasselhoff-Lowe combo.

by Anonymousreply 24August 9, 2021 8:53 PM

[quote]All it is is a chin implant.

Then why does his mouth look like the Joker's in that comparison pic?

Why do movies the past ten years or so use that annoying blue filter, btw? (Though I've heard many people say. "What blue filter?" You know, the one that turns everything a sickly blue-gray color.)

by Anonymousreply 25August 9, 2021 8:54 PM

Don't see the plastic surgery, I don't think he's had any. He has 0% body fat, is all muscle and not 20 anymore.

by Anonymousreply 26August 9, 2021 9:03 PM

He's had a TON of work done, and not just recently either.

by Anonymousreply 27August 9, 2021 9:04 PM

Obviously, he’s no friend of the gays. Promoting Dubai promotes the murder of gays.

by Anonymousreply 28August 9, 2021 9:06 PM

R16, see R20.

I don’t have a dog in this fight, but you’d have to be blind not to see it.

by Anonymousreply 29August 9, 2021 9:11 PM

I’m going to Dubai!

by Anonymousreply 30August 9, 2021 9:12 PM

[quote]He's had a TON of work done, and not just recently either.

Are you his Doctor?

by Anonymousreply 31August 9, 2021 10:10 PM

[quote]Don't see the plastic surgery

Ok, Mr. Magoo

by Anonymousreply 32August 9, 2021 10:14 PM

And this chop-socky shite is meant to promote Dubai tourism precisely how??

by Anonymousreply 33August 9, 2021 10:28 PM

The hairline looks fake to me. The way it's carefully arranged so you don't see the roots coming out of the skull.

by Anonymousreply 34August 9, 2021 10:32 PM

Zac Efron started out good-looking. Just because you're good-looking doesn't mean you don't have plastic surgery to try to improve your looks.

by Anonymousreply 35August 9, 2021 10:39 PM

R31 no but I have eyes.

by Anonymousreply 36August 9, 2021 11:22 PM

Zac looks fine as fuck

by Anonymousreply 37August 9, 2021 11:30 PM

I think he may have just had all his teeth pulled so he can give better blow jobs

He is a submissive bottom after all...

by Anonymousreply 38August 9, 2021 11:53 PM

He's looking a lot like Robert Conrad now.

by Anonymousreply 39August 9, 2021 11:54 PM

Well, he has lost a lot of swelling which makes him look better.

But those of us who knew what Zac looked like for 30 years know it's fake.

by Anonymousreply 40August 9, 2021 11:59 PM

Call me crazy, but I don't want to get attacked by thugs when I'm on vacation.

Especially if I'm vacationing in a Third-World dictatorship where slavery is legal but most forms of human pleasure are NOT.

by Anonymousreply 41August 10, 2021 12:03 AM

He looks better now than ever. Seriously, when I see a new photo of him, I gasp.

by Anonymousreply 42August 10, 2021 12:13 AM

I thought Alba made a billion bucks selling baby food or vegan candles or something. How much money does she need?

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by Anonymousreply 44August 10, 2021 12:32 AM

r25, see Christopher Nolan's Success.

by Anonymousreply 45August 10, 2021 12:47 AM

Why would he get plastic surgery?

He was already a very good looking guy

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by Anonymousreply 47August 10, 2021 12:52 AM

No matter what he does there's one thing he can never change: he's a boring, uninspiring, mediocre actor. They've been trying to make him 'happen' forever.

by Anonymousreply 48August 10, 2021 12:54 AM

Who are these blind Zefron Stans who are unwilling to entertain the notion that their precious pinup(s) aren't 100% natural?

Watch the excellent video @ r20 or STFU.

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by Anonymousreply 49August 10, 2021 12:55 AM
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by Anonymousreply 50August 10, 2021 1:03 AM

She literally had only 15 minutes where she was hot. Now she looks plastic and terrible. Next!

by Anonymousreply 51August 10, 2021 1:06 AM

Zac should have left himself alone after the 2013 cosmetic work.

He was still hot and natural-looking.

Now I just feel sorry for him because you can see he hates his own looks, even though he was one of the most gorgeous people on the planet before.

by Anonymousreply 52August 10, 2021 1:13 AM

He did have cosmetic surgeries without a doubt. Do they make him look better? I don’t think so but hey it’s just my personal opinion

by Anonymousreply 53August 10, 2021 1:17 AM

He doesn't look very different. Completely recognizable.

by Anonymousreply 54August 10, 2021 1:20 AM

I still stink he’s hot.

by Anonymousreply 55August 10, 2021 1:20 AM

Little did I know, this was the look he was going for!

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by Anonymousreply 56August 10, 2021 1:23 AM

People age and change.


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by Anonymousreply 57August 10, 2021 1:23 AM

And older.

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by Anonymousreply 58August 10, 2021 1:24 AM

This ad is proof Jessica Alba is nowhere near as rich as people think, despite Honesty's success. Why would she whore herself out to do some cheesy commercial?

by Anonymousreply 59August 10, 2021 1:25 AM

Did you every watch the show she did with Gabrielle Union? It was trash too.

I think she likes acting, the money is beside the point.

by Anonymousreply 60August 10, 2021 1:27 AM

And sorry but the tourism ad is nonsensical. So what is the message we're supposed to be getting from it? Come to Dubai, where greasy thugs might try to kick the shit out of you? Pass, thanks.

by Anonymousreply 61August 10, 2021 1:29 AM

False analogy from r58.

Zac's transformations started at age 25, well after the human, adult face stops growing. You posted a photo of an adolescent Kennedy.

Nice try, Jan.

Watch the video @ r20 or STFU.

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by Anonymousreply 62August 10, 2021 1:31 AM

It's Channing Efron.

by Anonymousreply 63August 10, 2021 1:32 AM

Jessica looks great.

by Anonymousreply 64August 10, 2021 1:34 AM

Dubai? These people suck. I don’t support him anymore.

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by Anonymousreply 66August 10, 2021 1:37 AM

r62 it depends on the person and their genetics.

My point is people's looks change as they get older there is no set time progression you jackass.

by Anonymousreply 67August 10, 2021 1:45 AM

As if. Miss Efron has been dabbling in horrible surgeries for years. She looks worse and worse like MJ.

by Anonymousreply 68August 10, 2021 1:53 AM

I dabbled in music and dramatics.

by Anonymousreply 69August 10, 2021 1:56 AM

I think he was the most beautiful of his type of guy, when he was younger. A pretty AND handsome twink turned twunk. Not my type.

He is clearly body dysmorphic. As Lorry Hill points out, he has had surgery after surgery to change small things about his face. But many of the surgeries are quite radical considering how he good he looked to start. He had beautiful features and proportions to his face. Always. But he's fucked with most all of it. The majority of these implants and reshapings and lifts offered no improvement to his near perfect face or created other problems of asymmetry and screwed with his overall harmony of proportions.

A testament to just how well made he was to start with is that he is still not ugly. But he is crooked and out of balance and looks much older than his years. And almost anyone could tell that he's tampered with many parts of his facial structure, many times.

Lorry Hill sometimes misses the mark and over imagines what procedures a celebrity has done. But it takes a plastic surgery addict to know one and she's right about Zac. She's kind of a sweet, sad woman to be honest. But very knowledgeable, empathetic and well spoken. As she often says - the enemy of good is perfect.

Anyway could Zac Efron be any less SEXY? He gives off nothing but a neurotic kind of posing. He's not that perfectly cast handsome yet relatable young actor from Hairspray or High School musical anymore. He has quite nice tits though. But his face is FUCKED. And it's going to get worse and worse.

A few small repairs can turn into a the renovation that never ends.

by Anonymousreply 70August 10, 2021 2:11 AM

He does push forward the sides, r34.

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by Anonymousreply 71August 10, 2021 2:11 AM

Teenage rhinoplasty.

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by Anonymousreply 72August 10, 2021 2:13 AM

At the rate she's going, it will be cat lady or Pete Burn's territory soon. Then the only thing left will be to kill herself for the monster she's become.

by Anonymousreply 73August 10, 2021 2:15 AM

I liked him when he was a girl.

by Anonymousreply 74August 10, 2021 2:15 AM

I think he looks gorgeous now.


by Anonymousreply 75August 10, 2021 2:18 AM

He looks like he’s becoming a Tom of Finland character. Maybe that’s some people’s idea of beauty.

I am shocked that there’s anyone blind enough here to claim that natural aging and not surgery or implants is what caused his face to look like it does now. Jesus fkn Christ, are you people just trolling?

by Anonymousreply 76August 10, 2021 2:21 AM

In R4's pic it looks like an ass hanging off his face.

by Anonymousreply 77August 10, 2021 2:22 AM

The best film to Broadway musical to MOVIE MUSICAL and LIVE TV musical adaption, EVER.

I know where I've been. Hairspray. You can't stop the beat.

I always think that Zac was a tampered with child actor who is straight and trying to prove that he's not a gay pretty boy. He keeps messing with his jawline and chin, since the very beginning. He does look more masculine as he ages but he was always handsome and it would have worked out anyway. As it is, he looks like some broken face pretty boy brawler deprived of moisturizer for a year. A cross between Mickey Rourke, Derek Hough and Hugh Jackman. I think he wants to be James Bond. This can never happen.

He had faces then.

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by Anonymousreply 78August 10, 2021 2:52 AM

[quote] Lorry Hill sometimes misses the mark and over imagines what procedures a celebrity has done. But it takes a plastic surgery addict to know one and she's right about Zac. She's kind of a sweet, sad woman to be honest. But very knowledgeable, empathetic and well spoken. As she often says - the enemy of good is perfect.

R70, Lorry put out a video - she recently caught Covid / Delta (her husband caught Covid / Delta as well). Lorry said that her husband was vaccinated; she was not vaxed. She said reason she was not vaxed was because she was advised not to (by her doctor). Her nose was having necrosis (nose job) and she did show a photo of herself with the necrosis (that was the reason for not vaccinating, I guess). Lorry said that her husband fared way better than she did. She now wishes she had just gone ahead and gotten the vax.

Lorry considers herself young and healthy. Anyway, I found her story compelling as a reason to get vaccinated. (You may still catch Covid, but you will have a better recovery.)

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by Anonymousreply 79August 10, 2021 3:09 AM

[Quote] I liked him when he was a girl.

You'll always have Paris.

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by Anonymousreply 80August 10, 2021 3:12 AM

He def looks older and uglier BUT more masculine. That was what he aimed for with the latest surgery. I’m sure a lot of bottom old and ugly queens here would disagree with me.

by Anonymousreply 81August 10, 2021 3:13 AM

I think he's really quite tortured. And I don't mean that in a Sondheim's dungeon way.

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by Anonymousreply 82August 10, 2021 3:17 AM

Yeah, he does look more masculine now. If he puts on weight (fat), who knows what he'll look like.

by Anonymousreply 83August 10, 2021 3:19 AM

We've already seen him with some extra lbs.

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by Anonymousreply 84August 10, 2021 3:24 AM

He has neck rings like Kimora Lee Simmons.

by Anonymousreply 85August 10, 2021 3:24 AM

Neck surgery, next on the list!

by Anonymousreply 86August 10, 2021 3:29 AM

R84 Put 50 lbs on him, he looks like a million chubby lesbians.

by Anonymousreply 87August 10, 2021 3:31 AM

The link at r82 suggests that Zac was the only male celeb who wore that shirt. Is that true?

by Anonymousreply 88August 10, 2021 3:31 AM

Zac Efron twirls his vagina cape? I'd never had that mental image before.

by Anonymousreply 89August 10, 2021 3:32 AM

I just don't get it. I never liked him much, but he was definitely one of the most handsome actors of his generation. I think he tried to make his features more masculine and less boyish, but the Rob Lowe comparison is not that much off the mark. Why tamper with near perfection? At least on a physical level. He should have worked on his problems instead of on his face.

by Anonymousreply 90August 10, 2021 3:55 AM

It's tricky to work on your problems when your fortune is your face.

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by Anonymousreply 92August 10, 2021 4:04 AM

R92 Libby actually looked great at that age and probably hadn't had much, if any, work done.

by Anonymousreply 93August 10, 2021 4:14 AM

I have no respect for anyone who supports that racist state with zero concern for human rights.

by Anonymousreply 94August 10, 2021 4:22 AM

R94 is talking about Americunts. Yes, the world agrees with you, cunt.

by Anonymousreply 95August 10, 2021 4:26 AM

Why do people keep trying to make this thread about DUBAI?


by Anonymousreply 96August 10, 2021 4:45 AM

Yeah, nothing to see here.

by Anonymousreply 97August 10, 2021 4:47 AM

Efron is not having anti aging work done. He's fucking with his face in a truly dysmorphic way. Most people would be thrilled to look like Zac Efron. He keeps seeing need for improvements. But it's not about botox or fillers, he gets bones shaved down or moved, then later gets implants to make the shaved down areas more pronounced....then later changes the implant to a different shape or projection. This is the kind of microscopic revisions that people with dysmorphia engage in. He's already fucked up the symmetry of his features, even his lip line. He's always messing with his jaw and teeth and chin. The set of his mouth. He looks more manly now, but nowhere near as handsome. And he's unlikely to stop. The anti aging procedures and lifts and fillers and further hairline work will only escalate with age. It's a distorted head that he seems to want create. A bit more primordial than youth seaking. This will reach freak territory, very soon. He's practically anonymous as an actor. His obsessions might have been borne from HIS hyper focus of some features on screen - but he will continue getting work done even when he has no work. He needs really good therapy.

He's not very articulate and has never given an insightful or even humorous interview. He's a sick guy who still has some millions left to spend. So I'm sure that others enable him in his lack of introspection and his facial self destruction.

by Anonymousreply 98August 10, 2021 5:03 AM

Other than his rhinoplasty, most of this can be reversed, ad he fillers dissolved or removed. Let's hope he comes back to his senses and goes back to his more pretty looks. I liked him more boyish myself.

by Anonymousreply 99August 10, 2021 5:06 AM

Will he have his legs lengthened next?

by Anonymousreply 100August 10, 2021 5:07 AM

[quote] I liked him more boyish myself.

I liked him more girlish myself.

by Anonymousreply 101August 10, 2021 5:09 AM

Is there swelling below his jawline?

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by Anonymousreply 102August 10, 2021 5:11 AM

Zac Efron looks like Zac Efron, although yes, a bit enhanced once again. On the other hand the promo itself only made me think one question: why, oh why oh why would they think anyone wants to visit Dubai after seeing this.

by Anonymousreply 103August 10, 2021 5:12 AM

Same lipline?

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by Anonymousreply 104August 10, 2021 5:14 AM

The lower half looks exaggerated, almost cartoon-like.

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by Anonymousreply 105August 10, 2021 5:15 AM

He's all angles now, when he needs the softness.

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by Anonymousreply 106August 10, 2021 5:18 AM

The nose is definitely more fin-like. Multiple nose jobs or too much blow?

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by Anonymousreply 107August 10, 2021 5:19 AM

Close up.

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by Anonymousreply 108August 10, 2021 5:19 AM

I agree with R98. Zac appears to have OCD/dysmorphia - the body was obsessed over and the face and the face is looking like Frankenstein. No harmony. A collage of procedures, knives and plastic. He tried self medicating with drugs but that didn't work. This is a VERY insistent and hard to treat and cure mental illness.

by Anonymousreply 109August 10, 2021 5:22 AM

Is it related to career woes? His ex-gf revealed that he suffers with depression.

by Anonymousreply 110August 10, 2021 5:25 AM

How long has this mental illness been manifesting itself? I thought this was a brand new development for Zac.

by Anonymousreply 111August 10, 2021 5:25 AM

The story was that he broke his jaw later 2013. But it's been speculated that he actually got his first chin implant at the time that he claimed his jaw had been wired shut.

by Anonymousreply 112August 10, 2021 5:27 AM

*late 2013

by Anonymousreply 113August 10, 2021 5:27 AM

R101 His girlishness was preferable to this new look as well. So you preferred him sans steroids and muscle bulk? I did too. I rather liked his original issue nose.

by Anonymousreply 114August 10, 2021 5:29 AM

[quote] The nose is definitely more fin-like.

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by Anonymousreply 115August 10, 2021 5:30 AM

[quote] So you preferred him sans steroids and muscle bulk?

Most definitely. I first noticed him on DL threads (I was too old even then for the High School Musical demographic). I was attracted to his femininity and as he outgrew that I found him less attractive, though I still recognized he was handsome. The steroid, muscle bulk is even less attractive.

by Anonymousreply 116August 10, 2021 5:31 AM

R116 Cool... I like pretty boys and femmes too. I'm old and outside that demographic as well, but he was awfully pretty. The sad thing is his type of original face would have remained young looking. I often wonder how all the work holds up over time. e seldom see the effect of time, as many of them keep tweaking things. Zac looks like a cross between Hasselhoff, and Rob Lowe now. I never found that type of jaw oattractive even when it naturally occurs.

by Anonymousreply 117August 10, 2021 5:38 AM

He has Dudley Do-Right's chin in that photo at R4.

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by Anonymousreply 118August 10, 2021 5:50 AM

R118 I had to look him up, hilarious... I was thinking a younger version of the Stan Smith character from the American animated Television series [italic] American Dad [/italic].

by Anonymousreply 119August 10, 2021 6:06 AM

[quote]Watch the excellent video

The idiot builds her whole plastic surgery case on one photo that could have been photshoped.

by Anonymousreply 120August 10, 2021 6:09 AM

No. She doesn't. She uses numerous pics dating back to 2013.

by Anonymousreply 121August 10, 2021 6:11 AM

Not for the after. She even questions if he really broke his jaw.

by Anonymousreply 122August 10, 2021 10:05 AM

Shortly after surgery

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by Anonymousreply 123August 10, 2021 10:18 AM

R98 Fuck you and your 3 cent pop psychology. You fucking cunts try and lay that on everyone. It does not even exist.

by Anonymousreply 124August 10, 2021 10:40 AM

Any celebrities/model associated with Dubai is a whore right?

by Anonymousreply 125August 10, 2021 11:34 AM

Zac had a previous jaw implant almost 10 years ago. A friend of mine in the business mentioned it to me. Everybody the cast and crew of a new project noticed it when he showed up for work.

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by Anonymousreply 126August 10, 2021 11:41 AM

What a difference a jaw makes.

by Anonymousreply 127August 10, 2021 11:47 AM

His last jaw implant was perfect. I don’t know why he decided to go XL with the new one and chin job.

by Anonymousreply 128August 10, 2021 11:56 AM

He does look different.

by Anonymousreply 129August 10, 2021 11:58 AM

He should have left his looks alone and matured naturally instead of trying to hold onto his 20 something Twink looks. Now he looks older than he should look at 33.

by Anonymousreply 130August 10, 2021 12:03 PM

He looks like he had facial masculinisation surgeries for sure. I'm not bothered, never fancied him although his body is hot.

by Anonymousreply 131August 10, 2021 12:29 PM

Oh and advertising Dubai aside, Jessica Alba looks fucking incredible. She's way sexier than Zac Efron!

by Anonymousreply 132August 10, 2021 12:34 PM

Hot as fuck, if he were taller, he could have been a great James Bond-Like character

by Anonymousreply 133August 10, 2021 12:35 PM

He’s a guest in his own face.

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by Anonymousreply 134August 10, 2021 12:39 PM

He doesn't look terrible but he was beautiful before he started messing around with surgery and steroids. There's definitely something psychological going on here. I'm sorry for him. Seems like a nice person with demons.

by Anonymousreply 135August 10, 2021 12:49 PM

The stunt double is much more handsome than Zac.

Zac is gay.

by Anonymousreply 136August 10, 2021 1:02 PM

Yes the stunt double with his huge nose and avg face is naturally sexy.

Who knows what Zac saw in the mirror when he was 22 but he didn't like it much. All the more strange because he knew everyone liked his pretty boy looks.

by Anonymousreply 137August 10, 2021 1:12 PM

Seth Rogen said that when he and Zac first met, early on in Zac's fame, that Efron said dejectedly "You probably hate me." To misquote Mrs Madrigal: All his life, Zac has wanted the friendship of men. It explains the dumb frat comedies. Now with his comic book hero face, maybe his career will go even further in the direction where the homies will rate him.

by Anonymousreply 138August 10, 2021 1:36 PM

[quote] All his life, Zac has wanted the friendship of men. It explains the dumb frat comedies.

He's an actor. He doesn't write the scripts to the movies. He is not the characters he plays.

Let's stop confusing the actor with his roles.

by Anonymousreply 139August 10, 2021 1:39 PM

[Quote] He's an actor. He doesn't write the scripts to the movies. He is not the characters he plays.

Actors turn down roles and accept others. Zac Efron has definitely tried to get away from projects that primarily appealed to girls and gays. Are you saying he couldn't have done numerous musicals between Hairspray and The Greatest Showman? He was attached to a Footloose remake from which he walked.

by Anonymousreply 140August 10, 2021 1:54 PM

[Quote] I thought Alba made a billion bucks selling baby food or vegan candles or something. How much money does she need?

She has a skincare/makeup line which also sells baby products.

[Quote] He was attached to a Footloose remake from which he walked.

I would have taken Zac over whoever they ended up picking for the reboot.

by Anonymousreply 141August 10, 2021 2:04 PM

[quote] Are you saying he couldn't have done numerous musicals between Hairspray and The Greatest Showman?

Zac can't just wave his hand and make musicals happen. Plus, he probably got a big paycheck for his juvenile, but popular movies.

We see it all that time that Shakespearean actors do stupid adventure films--it makes them a ton of money

by Anonymousreply 142August 10, 2021 2:05 PM

[Quote] I would have taken Zac over whoever they ended up picking for the reboot.

They chose another notorious heterosexual, Chace Crawford. The movie never got made.

by Anonymousreply 143August 10, 2021 2:07 PM

[Quote] We see it all that time that Shakespearean actors do stupid adventure films--it makes them a ton of money

And yet, Zac has done few action films... Maybe his face work will remedy that and the offers will come pouring in for him...

by Anonymousreply 144August 10, 2021 2:08 PM

[Quote] Zac can't just wave his hand and make musicals happen

What about "There was a Footloose remake planned for him" do you fail to understand?

by Anonymousreply 145August 10, 2021 2:08 PM

R143 but a remake did end up happening in 2011.

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by Anonymousreply 146August 10, 2021 2:13 PM

We had hoped Zac would age with dignity. But Zac had other plans.

by Anonymousreply 147August 10, 2021 2:28 PM

His addiction to procedures has made him more fascinating, Baba.

by Anonymousreply 148August 10, 2021 2:32 PM

[quote] And yet, Zac has done few action films... Maybe his face work will remedy that and the offers will come pouring in for him...

He doesn't have enough clout in Hollywood for producers to just hand him an action film. I see that as the next step of his career, but producers and directors typecast constantly and don't want to take a chance on someone untried in that genre.

[quote] What about "There was a Footloose remake planned for him" do you fail to understand?

He obviously dropped out for a good reason. He likely doesn't want to be seen as the "musical" guy any more.

by Anonymousreply 149August 10, 2021 3:20 PM

If Taylor Lautner could get an action vehicle made...

by Anonymousreply 150August 10, 2021 3:21 PM

[Quote] He likely doesn't want to be seen as the "musical" guy any more.

And that ties into my point. He knows what boys like. And that informs his pursuits, including this image makeover.

by Anonymousreply 151August 10, 2021 3:22 PM

[quote] If Taylor Lautner could get an action vehicle made...

And how did that go?

More reason for producers not to hand an action film to Zac

by Anonymousreply 152August 10, 2021 5:01 PM

Zac is a movie star fifteen or more years into his career. He's playing Tom Selleck in the Three Men and a Baby remake. Taylor Lautner does not have a knock on effect on Zachary Efron.

by Anonymousreply 153August 10, 2021 5:03 PM

He looked like Jared Leto here.

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by Anonymousreply 154August 10, 2021 6:46 PM

[quote] Zac is a movie star fifteen or more years into his career.

Sadly, he's a B-level movie star. No producer in his right mind is going to give him the male lead in a major action film at this point. Maybe his hope for that Dubai commercial is that producers see it and think of him differently

by Anonymousreply 155August 10, 2021 6:50 PM

He looks gayer than a tree full of chickadees in that photo at R154.

by Anonymousreply 156August 10, 2021 6:51 PM

Poor Zac

by Anonymousreply 157August 10, 2021 6:53 PM

Sad Last Days?

by Anonymousreply 158August 10, 2021 6:54 PM

Shad Lash Daysh!

by Anonymousreply 159August 10, 2021 7:20 PM

Liza, please say "Zac's Sad Last Days!"

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by Anonymousreply 161August 10, 2021 7:49 PM

Poor Zac. Being called Zacquisha during his adolescence by that evil creature Perez Hilton did play a number on him. Now he thinks he'll never be able to look manly enough.

by Anonymousreply 162August 10, 2021 8:09 PM

Zac hates everyone knowing that he’s gay.

by Anonymousreply 163August 10, 2021 8:17 PM

I have to give Zac props for being one of the few male celebrities to acknowledge the Pulse shooting. Even supposed gay icons like Nicki Minaj paid it dust.

by Anonymousreply 164August 10, 2021 9:22 PM

Can it be that it was all so simple then?

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by Anonymousreply 165August 10, 2021 9:27 PM

[quote]Seth Rogen said that when he and Zac first met, early on in Zac's fame, that Efron said dejectedly "You probably hate me."

I don't think this means he had low self-esteem. He wasn't saying "everyone hates me." He just knew he was considered a squeaky clean Disney star who would probably be far from the type of guy Rogen would like.

by Anonymousreply 166August 10, 2021 10:11 PM

Is this Z with Oscar Isaac and Ryan Phillippe?

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by Anonymousreply 167August 10, 2021 10:33 PM

Ugly but NOT unrecognizable.

by Anonymousreply 168August 10, 2021 10:39 PM

I find him very attractive

by Anonymousreply 169August 10, 2021 10:45 PM

He looks like one of the puppets from that Team America movie.

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by Anonymousreply 170August 10, 2021 11:06 PM

One ticket to Hell pls, aisle seat

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by Anonymousreply 171August 10, 2021 11:31 PM

[quote] Seth Rogen said that when he and Zac first met, early on in Zac's fame, that Efron said dejectedly "You probably hate me."

[quote]I don't think this means he had low self-esteem. He wasn't saying "everyone hates me." He just knew he was considered a squeaky clean Disney star who would probably be far from the type of guy Rogen would like.

THIS is why he said it.

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by Anonymousreply 172August 10, 2021 11:43 PM

No. Seth and Zac met years before that movie. I think it may even have been at the Playboy mansion.

by Anonymousreply 173August 10, 2021 11:59 PM

R120 clearly hasn’t watched the video still.

by Anonymousreply 174August 11, 2021 12:16 AM

Dear r124,

Zac Efron is never going to marry you. On the contrary, your hairy ass crack and fungitoxic fat folds would make him shrivel up and die, from the inside-out.

Unless Zac is paying you for the fantasy PR, get a life.

by Anonymousreply 175August 11, 2021 12:24 AM

"Dubai Tourism?" Which part are they advertising? The slave labor, the abusive human rights violations, or the utter lack of taste?

by Anonymousreply 176August 11, 2021 12:26 AM

Zac was going for an older look, R130.

He obviously had a complex about his baby-faced, pretty boy looks and being typecast. Some of that must stem from gay self-losthing.

He’s trying to get action hero or superhero roles now.

But I don’t know if homophobic Hollywood will humor him or his fake, rubber chin.

by Anonymousreply 177August 11, 2021 12:30 AM

The Dubai commercials shows the route he might go - action comedy, a Mr & Mrs Smith type movie. Maybe with Michelle Rodriguez?

by Anonymousreply 178August 11, 2021 1:00 AM


The Dubai commercial shows the route he might go - LINDSAY LOHAN.

There. Fixed it for ya.

by Anonymousreply 179August 11, 2021 1:04 AM
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by Anonymousreply 180August 11, 2021 1:29 AM

Squidward is doing better on the sunscreen front than Zac.

by Anonymousreply 181August 11, 2021 1:34 AM

I must admit Jessica Alba looks incredibly beautiful and youthful

by Anonymousreply 182August 11, 2021 1:54 AM

It's those Latin genes.

by Anonymousreply 183August 11, 2021 2:08 AM

Alba looks gorgeous. Zac looks and "acts" uncomfortable. He never really looks sober either. His eyes are seldom clear. Not for years now.

R179 wins tweet of the day!!

by Anonymousreply 184August 11, 2021 2:48 AM

I think everyone here pointing out that he probably tried to be perceived as more masculine, probably also in an attempt to get male approval, is spot on. I feel that many young, male stars that became famous in their teenage years through a massive teenage girl following later try to desperately shed that boyish heartthrob image and want to appear cool and manly especially if they lack older male friends and role models - see also Justin Bieber.

by Anonymousreply 185August 11, 2021 3:00 AM

R185, explains Leo D to a T

by Anonymousreply 186August 11, 2021 3:02 AM

But there's also the fact that Hollywood leading men always have to appear super macho.

This is Hollywood pandering to people's ideals and not wanting to offend the knuckle-dragging male viewers, who usually pay for movies.

by Anonymousreply 187August 11, 2021 3:06 AM

Not always super macho, but not soft. Kevin Spacey was a leading man. Ditto Tom Hanks.

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by Anonymousreply 189August 11, 2021 3:10 AM

I have a feeling he wants to transition into "leading man" roles Tom Cruise would have played 30 years ago.

by Anonymousreply 190August 11, 2021 3:29 AM

His team seem to recognize that he's best received as a co-star. Even the Dubai commercial plays on his an Alba's established personas. She's a ball breaker. He's harmless/chill, not especially alpha.

by Anonymousreply 191August 11, 2021 3:35 AM

Tom Cruise proved his major star magic very early in his career. They basically had to fix his teeth and he was ready for the big screen. He looked great for decades. He kept some of his twink prettiness and incorporated it into handsome in this 30s. He never wiped the slate screen.

Same with Keanu Reeves.

by Anonymousreply 192August 11, 2021 3:37 AM

wiped the slate clean......

by Anonymousreply 193August 11, 2021 3:38 AM

Tom Cruise had a nose job, it seems, in addition to doing his teeth.

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by Anonymousreply 194August 11, 2021 3:58 AM

Did Cruise have it in high school? Is he a JAP?

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by Anonymousreply 195August 11, 2021 4:02 AM

R187 Not every leading man in Hollywood is macho. Hugh Grant for example was apparently fine with his mostly female fans and heartthrob status and wisely stayed in comedy instead of trying to cross over into action films or whatever. But he was also older when he had his big break and apparently confident enough to do what he did best.

Other young actors might also have changed up their image since their teenage years, but focused more on interesting roles and quirky projects instead of trying to necessarily chase an image of masculinity (e.g. Heath Ledger, Daniel Radcliffe). I also think it's a disservice to the male audience to assume they all just want steroid pumped super macho guys - like R188 said, Tom Hanks is well respected among male film fans and he was never macho. Others with a large male following might have played roles that certainly appeal to a male audience, but aren't exactly square-jawed gym rats (e.g. Michael Fassbender or Joaquin Phoenix). They're all damn good actors though.

by Anonymousreply 196August 11, 2021 4:02 AM

Efron is beginning to play father roles. There's a "Three Men and a Baby" remake. I think he's also doing a Stephen King adaptation. I presume the King movie focuses on the child?

by Anonymousreply 197August 11, 2021 4:05 AM

[quote][R179] wins tweet of the day!!

Are we on Twitter??

by Anonymousreply 198August 11, 2021 4:12 AM

Of course not every leading man is macho, but Hugh Grant doesn't play Thor!!!!!

Most action hero roles go to chiseled, YOUNGER, lantern-jawed men. FFS stop with the reality denying. Some people commenting here are completely ignorant of how Hollywood works.

Like saying "no one would make a movie for Star ______" which actually DOES happen.

Also, various producers are always making musicals AND action films, and they always try to get the biggest stars in those fields to appear in their movies.

So saying "nobody would make a musical for Zac" is untrue and tons of musicals like GREATEST SHOWMAN would be happy to have him, even though it was not conceived specifically "for" Zac Efron.

Don't make claims about a process you don't understand.

by Anonymousreply 199August 11, 2021 4:12 AM

[quote]Efron is beginning to play father roles. There's a "Three Men and a Baby" remake.

That isn't a father role, it's about three young men.

by Anonymousreply 200August 11, 2021 4:13 AM

Tom Selleck was not a young man. He was middle aged. Ditto Danson.

by Anonymousreply 201August 11, 2021 4:16 AM

Sure, not everyone could play Thor, but why would he need to play Thor? Why not play Loki? Or Ant Man? There are plenty of roles out there for handsome white men that aren't the typical massive, chiseled super heroes.

by Anonymousreply 202August 11, 2021 4:16 AM

Zac's career has mostly pivoted on being a himbo. He knows that he can't be the college aged kid forever. He's angling for at least a Henry Cavill like niche. He's built up his upper body. Now he's building up his head.

by Anonymousreply 203August 11, 2021 4:19 AM

Those are questions you should put to Zac.

But the reality you're overlooking is that MOST — meaning, THE MAJORITY — of action hero roles are for chiseled, lantern-jawed men.

by Anonymousreply 204August 11, 2021 4:20 AM

Jeremy Renner, Marc Ruffalo, RDJ, All the Spidermen... There are plenty of examples to refute the idea that Zac had to "get with the program." As referenced upthread, Zac's cosmetic procedures have more to do with his lack of comfort in his own skin.

by Anonymousreply 205August 11, 2021 4:23 AM

Zac is also a midget — he’s literally the size of a child’s doll— so it’s hard to imagine him doing a Henry Cavill-sized role.

by Anonymousreply 206August 11, 2021 4:29 AM

R201 Regardless, the leading roles in Three Men And A Baby weren't "father roles".

by Anonymousreply 207August 11, 2021 4:31 AM

Well, the roles are way past college, which has been Zac's territory for a long time.

by Anonymousreply 208August 11, 2021 4:32 AM

We all know Zac doesn't HAVE to have that fake chin to get a role.

The problem is that Zac felt he has to.

by Anonymousreply 209August 11, 2021 4:33 AM

He has to obey his overlords?

by Anonymousreply 210August 11, 2021 4:36 AM

[quote]Zac is also a midget — he’s literally the size of a child’s doll


by Anonymousreply 211August 11, 2021 4:47 AM

Zac is 5ft 8 in

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by Anonymousreply 212August 11, 2021 4:53 AM

You can know off a couple of inches to get his real height.

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by Anonymousreply 214August 11, 2021 4:56 AM

Zac is 5'8" when he wears lifts. He's closer to 5'7" which is just fine by me. His face could be filled with Silly Putty for all I care. That body rules!

by Anonymousreply 215August 11, 2021 4:57 AM

Actually, height doesn't matter as much for action roles because the camera can hide height.

Tom Cruise and Ethan Hawke are midgets.

by Anonymousreply 216August 11, 2021 4:58 AM

He looks so perfect and sexy in that suit and pic at R212. He's not old. He didn't have to destroy his face. He could have aged like Rob Lowe. Instead he looks like a fucked up wrestler on a diet of roids and meth. Implants.

by Anonymousreply 217August 11, 2021 4:59 AM

He looks late 40s

by Anonymousreply 218August 11, 2021 5:03 AM

He doesn't shy away from a high short.

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by Anonymousreply 219August 11, 2021 5:10 AM

[Quote] The Dubai commercials shows the route he might go - action comedy, a Mr & Mrs Smith type movie. Maybe with Michelle Rodriguez?

Lol i would love to see him in an action movie with Michelle. What's Robert Rodriguez up to? 😄

by Anonymousreply 220August 11, 2021 5:15 AM

Zac and Michi could share jeans. Maybe it could even be a cute "mix up" plot device.

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by Anonymousreply 221August 11, 2021 5:17 AM

Jessica Alba is nearly a decade older than him but looks younger

by Anonymousreply 222August 11, 2021 5:23 AM

He should never have touched a thing about his face.

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by Anonymousreply 223August 11, 2021 5:25 AM

He's a gringo, though.

by Anonymousreply 224August 11, 2021 5:26 AM

That's not his original nose at r223.

by Anonymousreply 225August 11, 2021 5:26 AM

Fuck off R225. He had NO facial work done in that photo, but his nose job. And a very nice nose job it is.

I don't think you realize just how much he has fucked with his face since. Even a lip lift. The scars are visible. Endless work to his jawline AND Chin. Tinkering. He is hardly never not swollen. He looks so uncomfortable and weird. He will never look truly good looking again. Fuckable maybe - but not for the big screen.

by Anonymousreply 226August 11, 2021 5:33 AM

For some unexplained reason he had his chin augmented years ago and the result was horrific (it became unnaturally squared). If you Google Zac and "broken jaw", you'll find that he vanished for nearly a year to heal his "broken jaw" (the story was fake along with the detail he provided in interviews related to the break). He did vanish for a long time, but it was really due to additional surgery undergone to fix the squared jaw, which they did to a great extent. R223 above shared a pic of his original chin.

by Anonymousreply 227August 11, 2021 5:37 AM

A nose job is facial work, hon.

by Anonymousreply 228August 11, 2021 5:37 AM

The facetune is obvious here but... is this before the Science Guy video? The lips definitely look already done. But the rest isn't as exaggerated.

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by Anonymousreply 229August 11, 2021 5:40 AM

No, Lorry Hill covered it: He had his "accident" late 2013 - Oct/Nov and he re-emerged in January 2014.

by Anonymousreply 230August 11, 2021 5:41 AM

How is his penis?

by Anonymousreply 231August 11, 2021 5:44 AM

Efron had already managed to shed his HSM image when he went and had this surgery done. Dude is just fucked up and is on his way to Mickey Rourkeville.

by Anonymousreply 232August 11, 2021 5:54 AM

He has that weird boyish look common to a lot of celebrities who find fame as child stars. Eg Elijah Wood and Daniel Radcliffe. These guys get chosen for looking younger than their years while being old enough to work full-time hours. It's not a look that ages well. Stars who started out looking like fully-formed adults tend to age better.

For Zac, boyish + feminine looks = body dysmorphia & plastic surgery addiction.

by Anonymousreply 233August 11, 2021 6:22 AM

So this is a cheap rip off of Mr. and Mrs. Smith? For Dubai?

I don't get it.

by Anonymousreply 234August 11, 2021 6:28 AM

R233 He was naturally a lot better looking than Elija or Daniel though. And both Elijah and Daniel got themselves roles afterwards that didn't focus on looks. I realise that it's not fair to compare him to fairly well adjusted people, when he obviously suffers from body dysmorphia. But it's just sad that apparently he has no people around him that had a good influence on him and his self-esteem.

by Anonymousreply 235August 11, 2021 7:24 AM

🎵🎶 Wasting away again in Mickeyrourkeville ... 🎵🎶🎵

by Anonymousreply 236August 11, 2021 7:49 AM

I think this was around the time of his "incident" on skid row.

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by Anonymousreply 237August 11, 2021 8:55 AM
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by Anonymousreply 238August 11, 2021 8:55 AM

I'd still give it to him every day, twice on Sunday.

by Anonymousreply 239August 11, 2021 9:01 AM

[quote] But it's just sad that apparently he has no people around him that had a good influence on him and his self-esteem.

I find it impossible to believe there aren’t people around him like agents or managers who would tell him the absurdity of getting a massive jaw implant at this stage of his career. In fact most likely they told him not to, and he got it expressly because he was told not to.

by Anonymousreply 240August 11, 2021 10:04 AM

"Three Men And A Baby" was a nice movie and a huge hit. I played it as a movie theater manager and not one frame of it warrants a remake. The new one will be a complete waste of time.

[quote]Zac is also a midget — he’s literally the size of a child’s doll— so it’s hard to imagine him doing a Henry Cavill-sized role.

He was smaller than the girls, even with the muscles.

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by Anonymousreply 241August 11, 2021 10:34 AM

No he looks like Frankie Grande there, R154

by Anonymousreply 242August 11, 2021 10:41 AM

R175 Who'd wanna marry an ugly plastic turd like Zac? Stick your 3 cent pop psychology back in yo cunt where it belongs.

by Anonymousreply 243August 11, 2021 10:46 AM

You're a vulgar little girl R243. I don't think Zac would want to date you.

by Anonymousreply 244August 11, 2021 10:51 AM

R244 You deserve a plastic little turd like Zac, he could go up yo cunt like a tampon. Although he wouldn't be big enough for your huge cunt.

by Anonymousreply 245August 11, 2021 10:53 AM

I've dedicated my life to Christ R245. He fills me up. I'm praying for you.

by Anonymousreply 246August 11, 2021 10:59 AM

I doubt even Christ could fill up yo huge cunt, lady.

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by Anonymousreply 248August 11, 2021 1:12 PM

R248 Ewwwww. I don't even wanna know who are what those two revolting turds are. Puke.

by Anonymousreply 249August 11, 2021 1:38 PM

Victims of a grease fire, apparently, R249.

by Anonymousreply 250August 11, 2021 6:08 PM

[quote] Tom Cruise and Ethan Hawke are midgets.

Cruise might be a bit short, but Hawke is as tall as Google says— 5’10” or so. Hardly a midget. I’m 5’8” and have stood next to him, he’s taller than me. 5’10” is not “midget” stature. I don’t know where people get the idea that he’s particularly short.

Zac Efron IS, however, an actual “little person.”

by Anonymousreply 251August 11, 2021 7:18 PM

Is Zak is a pocket gay?

by Anonymousreply 252August 11, 2021 7:41 PM

I believe r251 is making up Alternative Facts to troll.

But I actually HAVE stood next to both Ethan Hawke and Zac Efron. Ethan Hawke was shorter than Zac looked and nowhere near 5'10".

by Anonymousreply 253August 11, 2021 7:42 PM

Cardboard cutouts are rarely to scale R253.

by Anonymousreply 254August 11, 2021 8:27 PM

Someone tried to "heighten" Ryan Phillippe in a recent thread. Have we got a Height Misinformation Troll on DL?

by Anonymousreply 255August 11, 2021 8:35 PM

[quote] But I actually HAVE stood next to both Ethan Hawke and Zac Efron. Ethan Hawke was shorter than Zac looked and nowhere near 5'10".

I have stood next to Ethan Hawke. Why would I make that up? I worked in a store in Manhattan where I would meet ‘famous’ people all the time. I helped him find something. I remember it vividly. He didn’t stink—I was hoping he would, as his hygiene was notoriously lax back then—he was very polite and friendly, and he was definitely about 2” taller than me. Maybe he was wearing *really* thick-soled shoes though and I just didn’t notice. Whatever.

by Anonymousreply 256August 11, 2021 9:05 PM

I think Zac has realized he'll never be a critical darling or award-winning thespian. His attempts at harder edged drama have either been laughed at or not even remembered. He's obsessing too much about his looks when that was the one thing he always had going for him. He did have the kind of face that would have probably aged nicely. He has very kind eyes, but they can sometimes look a little frightened. I hope he finds some sort of happiness.

by Anonymousreply 257August 11, 2021 9:31 PM

I'm 5' 9 1/2, and I've interacted with Ethan Hawke a few times, he's about 2 inches taller than me, or 5'11". Zac Efron is 5'8" tops, but probably a bit shorter.

by Anonymousreply 258August 11, 2021 10:06 PM

Have any of you met Linda Hunt?

by Anonymousreply 259August 11, 2021 10:07 PM

If you look at Lorry Hill's video, upthread, she makes a good argument (with photos) that he "fixed" his sleepy / bedroom eyes. IMO, his sleepy eyes were sexy. I do believe he had surgery on his eyes to make him look more "awake." Not sure why he did that, though.

by Anonymousreply 260August 11, 2021 10:23 PM

The sleepy bedroom eyes have done Paul Rudd well over the years.

by Anonymousreply 261August 11, 2021 10:44 PM

Paul Rudd had his eyes done.

by Anonymousreply 262August 11, 2021 10:49 PM

Paul Rudd photos. Looks like possible blepharoplasty.

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by Anonymousreply 263August 11, 2021 10:51 PM

But he still has his bedroom eyes

by Anonymousreply 264August 11, 2021 10:51 PM

[quote]Jeremy Renner, Marc Ruffalo, RDJ, All the Spidermen... There are plenty of examples to refute the idea that Zac had to "get with the program." As referenced upthread, Zac's cosmetic procedures have more to do with his lack of comfort in his own skin.

I would add Matt Damon to this list as well. He might have been more buff in the later movies, but while he was in good shape for The Bourne Identity, he did not do anything drastic to his appearance. In fact, that is partially why it worked, he did not look like some hulking, tough guy assassin.

by Anonymousreply 265August 11, 2021 10:59 PM

I am impressed that Dubai tourism is hiring someone Jewish.

Mazel tov!

by Anonymousreply 266August 11, 2021 11:04 PM

Being in the closet has slowly killed him inside. He seems a genuinely nice person and I wish him living a happy and fulfilled life. He was one of the most beautiful men in the world but never known how to use his advantage properly. I bet he’s just not a bright person.

by Anonymousreply 267August 12, 2021 1:11 AM

There's been reports that while he's gracious to stranger, acquaintances etc., those in close personal relationships get the rough end of his tongue.

by Anonymousreply 268August 12, 2021 1:14 AM

I can see him doing this.

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by Anonymousreply 269August 12, 2021 4:21 AM

Blind item from the unreliable Entertainment Lawyer:

"This former A+ list teen actor is an adult A- list actor. While out of the country, he had a second chin implant procedure. (Zac Efron) (Zac Efron Shows Distubring Signs of Breaking Sobriety?) ('You look like a botched Ken doll': Zac Efron's 'new face' sparks plastic surgery rumors)

by Anonymousreply 270August 12, 2021 6:04 AM

Are the brackets related articles?

by Anonymousreply 271August 12, 2021 6:07 AM

Still would. I like his body.

by Anonymousreply 272August 12, 2021 6:23 AM

With Dylan you get no face work.

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by Anonymousreply 273August 12, 2021 6:32 AM

[quote]Are the brackets related articles?

Yes, but the links didn't transfer.

by Anonymousreply 274August 12, 2021 6:47 AM

His brother was on his way to fat last time I saw a picture (probably 5-10 years ago). Good for him

by Anonymousreply 275August 12, 2021 11:29 AM

Just goes to show you that being known as just a pretty face is never enough. It's got to eat away at him knowing he'll always just be known as that kid from High School Musical and Hairspray who was pretty.

by Anonymousreply 276August 12, 2021 7:28 PM

No, he's known for those Neighbors movies as well. He's not Lucas Grabeel or Nikki Blonsky.

by Anonymousreply 277August 12, 2021 7:57 PM

[quote]He's not Lucas Grabeel or Nikki Blonsky.

I'm gay!

by Anonymousreply 278August 12, 2021 8:04 PM

Derek weighs in on the Dubai video and the sillier theories viraling around the internet.

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by Anonymousreply 279August 18, 2021 1:54 AM

Who Derek?

by Anonymousreply 280August 18, 2021 1:55 AM

He also looks like he got small cheek implants in the above right photo. He must be having some sort of identity crisis, poor guy. Like he has turned himself into a comic book super hero.

by Anonymousreply 281August 18, 2021 1:17 PM

He used to be so pretty. I believe men shouldn't have plastic surgeries, it never looks good. 😭

by Anonymousreply 282August 18, 2021 1:34 PM

It rarely looks good on women, either. Only the sparest procedures work.

Zac's oft-augmented features were just fine before 2021.

by Anonymousreply 283August 18, 2021 6:21 PM

He looks a little like some Tik Tokers I've seen getting shots. Like the cheeks, I don't know if implants are necessary. Not saying that hasn't happened, but a lot of face altering is done with shots, now. Why already handsome/pretty people get these things is a mystery, they're just very gullible and they have the money to waste on it. It's a real racket, especially in Los Angeles.

by Anonymousreply 284August 18, 2021 6:29 PM

In LA they're walking around looking at their peers who also have weird plastic faces and it just looks normal to them.

In an average town, they'd have some comparison to what normal looks like, and realize that ain't it.

by Anonymousreply 285August 19, 2021 5:36 AM

R285 Yeah I honestly think that's it.

by Anonymousreply 286August 19, 2021 2:47 PM

Most people in LA look like normal people

However Efron is specifically trying to look like a small green of genetically blessed people that he probably feels are his “peers”

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by Anonymousreply 287August 19, 2021 4:19 PM

Henry Cavill has his original teeth. Zac would never.

by Anonymousreply 288August 19, 2021 8:15 PM

Cavill also has a receding hairline. He's not serving LA at all.

by Anonymousreply 289August 19, 2021 8:15 PM

Zac has his original teeth, he used Invisalign and wears a retainer to keep the gap from separating. Not a secret.

by Anonymousreply 290August 19, 2021 8:58 PM

He told them to get in formation.

by Anonymousreply 291August 19, 2021 8:59 PM

Part Two.

"I have her back, she has my heart."

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by Anonymousreply 292August 24, 2021 6:54 AM

They're pathetic, shameful people, a dictator's whores.

by Anonymousreply 293August 24, 2021 6:59 AM

HOLY FUCK when they flash that passport photo they used an old picture of him and you can see how dramatically his jaw has changed. And he looks strange and mutantlike in some of those closeups.

by Anonymousreply 294August 24, 2021 10:21 AM

This is the era they use for the passport pic.

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by Anonymousreply 295August 24, 2021 10:44 AM

too bizarre.

by Anonymousreply 296August 24, 2021 10:50 AM

[quote]They're pathetic, shameful people, a dictator's whores.

Prostitution whores!

by Anonymousreply 297August 24, 2021 10:52 AM

He needs to get back with Michelle Rodriguez.

by Anonymousreply 298August 24, 2021 11:48 AM

These stars working on behalf of dictatorships like Dubai need to be called out. Kidman is currently filming a TV series Hong Kong: apparently the whole thing is designed as soft propaganda by the Chinese regime, to suggest all is normal in the city. She and Efron are fucking shills. If it was 1933, one wonders if they and their ilk would be filming in Berlin.

by Anonymousreply 299August 24, 2021 12:40 PM

R287 Without clicking the link, your post made me imagine the Jolly Green Giant.

by Anonymousreply 300August 25, 2021 4:48 PM

OMG this faceover is going to cost Efron more roles than gain him.

I'll be very interested to see if he ever nabs an action hero role after this. He looks like a fake, cosmetic freak. No one will watch his shows without thinking about how freakishly he changed his face from now on.

I feel sorry for him. I've always felt he's in a lot of pain, shame and self-loathing.

by Anonymousreply 301August 25, 2021 11:15 PM

Last night I saw a commercial on YouTube starring present-day David Hasselhoff and I thought it was present-day Zac Enron at first.

by Anonymousreply 302August 25, 2021 11:22 PM

But isn't Hasselhoff a little older than Efron?

by Anonymousreply 303August 26, 2021 5:33 AM

A complete analysis. This is crazy

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by Anonymousreply 304August 26, 2021 10:28 AM

He got his sleepy eye fixed?

by Anonymousreply 305August 26, 2021 10:32 AM

I mean his career, which was seeking steady footing before the surgery, is pretty much compromised by this and I would say it’s extremely unlikely he will ever get a starring role in a studio feature again. Ryan Murphy may hire him for his schlock stable.

by Anonymousreply 306August 26, 2021 10:49 AM

He's already been booked for the Three Men and a Baby remake. He shot two movies Down Under as well.

by Anonymousreply 307August 26, 2021 10:53 AM

Three men and a baby is for Disney Plus.

by Anonymousreply 308August 26, 2021 11:00 AM

Have his co-stars been announced? Something tells me Pete Davidson will be involved.

by Anonymousreply 309August 26, 2021 11:09 AM

That video breakdown of all his plastic surgeries makes him seem really tragic. And he’s not a very convincing liar - about his jaw accident. The new look is strictly Next Door Studios stuff. He should just pack up and leave Hollywood, get a gardening allotment somewhere and just enjoy life. His acting career has peaked.

by Anonymousreply 310August 26, 2021 2:38 PM

Bigger lips, Zac! Get bigger lips!

by Anonymousreply 311August 26, 2021 2:52 PM

But does Zac Efron even exist beyond the image? Could he walk away?

by Anonymousreply 312August 26, 2021 3:05 PM

He makes me sad. He seems so desperately unhappy.. Wonder what really happened to him over the years. Hollyweird really loves to use up and spit out young twinks. They mostly get into drugs and other stuff. See Aaron Carter and all the others. I was hoping he’d go for more of the naturalist lifestyle after moving to Australia but I guess his demons followed him down under. The roids and surgery to look more masculine are maybe his coat of protection and armour after being used up. I don’t know. Just a thought. In all interviews he seems like a nice person amd I wish him well.

by Anonymousreply 313August 26, 2021 6:05 PM

You shouldn't put your child to work, not beyond a saturday job.

by Anonymousreply 314August 26, 2021 6:06 PM

[Quote] I was hoping he’d go for more of the naturalist lifestyle after moving to Australia but I guess his demons followed him down under.

It's been rumored that an OD brought him from Papua New Guinea to Australia.

by Anonymousreply 315August 26, 2021 6:07 PM

All Zac's ever had going for him was his looks. Every attempt at a serious dramatic role has been ignored or panned and the only time he seemed alive on screen in the past decade was in The Greatest Showman. He thrives in musicals, but they don't make enough of them these days for him to be the next Gene Kelly. If this was the MGM days, he'd have a much nicer go of it.

He tried the bro comedies, but he's not that funny, so a Paul Rudd-esque pretty boy to funny pretty boy arc isn't in the cards for him. He seems like a nice guy, but he's just very limited in terms of range. I fear he might be another cautionary tale about what happens when all someone has are looks going for them. One can't sustain a career on looks alone. It might not happen until you're 35, 40, or 50, but looks fade for everyone to some extent and, if that's all you have, you're going to be so lost.

by Anonymousreply 316August 26, 2021 6:13 PM

[Quote] One can't sustain a career on looks alone.


by Anonymousreply 317August 26, 2021 6:17 PM

[Quote] One can't sustain a career on looks alone.


by Anonymousreply 318August 26, 2021 6:17 PM

Zac isn't a top dancer or a top singer. He would have been no competition back in the 1950s.

by Anonymousreply 319August 26, 2021 6:18 PM

If people like John Schneider can have a career into their 50s and 60s, I don't know why Zac Efron can't.

by Anonymousreply 320August 26, 2021 6:19 PM

To think that he said that working out for Baywatch and maintaining that physique was too much and wasn't interested in fitness anymore. Fuck me. He's more roided than before. He's blasting and cruising for sure and he's turning into a bigger and hairer Cade Maddox.

by Anonymousreply 321August 26, 2021 6:21 PM

R316, he’s also very limited in terms of brains.

by Anonymousreply 322August 26, 2021 6:22 PM

He looks like himself to me.

But why does Dubai's tourism board think that seeing people beat the shit out of one another will attract people to their country?

by Anonymousreply 323August 26, 2021 6:22 PM

[Quote] he’s also very limited in terms of brains.

He knows enough to keep his mouth shut.

by Anonymousreply 324August 26, 2021 6:30 PM

Nicole Kidman's also skilled for Emirates (airline). She's earned huge money from movies, her husband's been quite successful for a long time and she wants more money to the extent that she's willing to whore it up for dictators.

by Anonymousreply 325August 26, 2021 6:42 PM

Such a handsome guy.., going crazy with the surgery at an early age.

by Anonymousreply 326August 26, 2021 6:43 PM

He looks awful.

by Anonymousreply 327August 26, 2021 7:03 PM

[quote]Every attempt at a serious dramatic role has been ignored or panned

Please stop repeating this lie. Zac received critical praise for his performances in EXTREMELY WICKED, THE BEACH BUM, THE DISASTER ARTIST and ME AND ORSON WELLES. I also believe THE PAPERBOY was underrated owing to homophobia.

[quote]He tried the bro comedies, but he's not that funny

Also untrue. Zac was perfectly funny in NEIGHBORS and NEIGHBORS 2, which were hits. It all just depends on whether the writing is funny and if the direction is good. BAYWATCH sucked, but it was still very popular.

by Anonymousreply 328August 27, 2021 6:41 AM

I predict Zac will have most of these implants removed after lots of negative feedback and losing roles.

Like he reduced his 2012 jaw implants.

by Anonymousreply 329August 27, 2021 6:43 AM

When did he reduce those?

by Anonymousreply 330August 27, 2021 6:46 AM

R320 you're absolutely right. Zac could absolutely find work on the CW. He can a play a hot dad on Riverdale.

by Anonymousreply 331August 27, 2021 9:28 AM

To my taste he looks the best he has ever looked. He got rid of the delicate and boyish features to gain a strong, wide structure due to implants just like he wanted. His face isn't hollowed or too sharp either. It's very full, with a good tanned skin and finally some meat on him, unlike his early Jared Leto-ish plastic days around 2014. He started again with roids after his cycle for Baywatch but this time he's even more muscular, harder and bigger. Those juicy muscle tits with the puffy early gyno nipples are hypnotic and they look like Aaron Schock's. He looks like a Falcon gay porn star. And that's beautiful.

by Anonymousreply 332August 27, 2021 2:24 PM

People are mad because they wanted him to look like twinky Brent Corrigan forever, but even twinky Brent Corrigan grew older and bigger and his features have changed (as we all do as we age).

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by Anonymousreply 333August 27, 2021 2:29 PM

Are you suggesting twinky Zac Efron from a year or two ago has "grown" into his new face?

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by Anonymousreply 334August 27, 2021 2:38 PM

Finally some meat?! Zachary has been serving meaty goodness for years. Some of you need to quit watching your HSM DVDs.

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by Anonymousreply 335August 27, 2021 2:40 PM

I thought he looked good in the Greatest Showman. I don't necessarily think he is the greatest actor of all times, but I do think he is more than a pretty boy and does have some talent.

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by Anonymousreply 336August 27, 2021 2:41 PM

[Quote] puffy early gyno nipples

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by Anonymousreply 337August 27, 2021 2:42 PM

r335 I meant meat in the face. His face during Baywatch and The Greatest Showman was oddly squared and too rigid. And yes, now he's bigger and I think he looks better.

by Anonymousreply 338August 27, 2021 2:48 PM

Did you like his hot wings, neck rings look?

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by Anonymousreply 339August 27, 2021 2:51 PM

R339. Do I write in Arabic, guys? I said that in this Dubai commercial he looks the best he has ever looked. So, no, in that video he was obviously too fat (but still better looking than his skinny, plastic days back in 2013-2015). He was probably messing up with hormones. Now his steroids cycle is on point. And you see it in his beautiful chest.

by Anonymousreply 340August 27, 2021 2:55 PM

Do you think he used nose candy to sparkle, Neely, sparkle for this scene?

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by Anonymousreply 341August 27, 2021 3:12 PM

He may have been influenced by photos like this.

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by Anonymousreply 342August 30, 2021 1:55 AM

He was genuinely great in The Paperboy, a wonderful movie. I had forgotten about it completely (not because it’s forgettable, but because I was doing too many drugs at the time I saw it).

by Anonymousreply 343August 30, 2021 5:14 AM

I’m just not seeing the downfall. I would give that fake jaw a run for it’s money.

by Anonymousreply 344August 30, 2021 5:58 AM

[quote] He was genuinely great in The Paperboy, a wonderful movie. I had forgotten about it completely (not because it’s forgettable, but because I was doing too many drugs at the time I saw it).

Awww Sweetie, you were doing even more drugs then you think if you believe "The Paperboy" is a a wonderful movie.

by Anonymousreply 345August 30, 2021 10:23 AM

[quote] Katharine Hepburn was genuinely great in Bringing Up Baby and Philadelphia Story.


[quote] Rosalind Russell and Cary Grant were genuinely great in His Girl Friday.


[quote] And Zac Efron was genuinely great in The Paperboy.


by Anonymousreply 346August 30, 2021 2:14 PM

I never thought about it because I don't think about him, but Efron was probably well cast in Baywatch. I can't think of many eye-candy bimbo/himbos who are known only for being sexy and doing comedy other than Pam Anderson, and she also went crazy with the plastic surgeries.

by Anonymousreply 347August 30, 2021 2:24 PM

How was he well cast? He was shorter than the women and his face looked like Skeletor.

by Anonymousreply 348August 30, 2021 5:20 PM

He could swim?

by Anonymousreply 349August 30, 2021 5:26 PM

He brought his own flotation devices.

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by Anonymousreply 350August 30, 2021 5:27 PM

This entire thread is depressing. If someone as beautiful as Zac hates the way he looks, what hope is there for the rest of us?

by Anonymousreply 351August 30, 2021 6:42 PM

I doubt your entire self esteem AND earning potential is based on your looks.

by Anonymousreply 352August 30, 2021 6:45 PM

The latest chapter in The Chronicles of Zac Efron's New Face.

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by Anonymousreply 353October 21, 2021 2:32 AM

The "breaking" voice he uses throughout gets old quickly. An inventive comic actor he is not.

by Anonymousreply 354October 21, 2021 2:40 AM

What is it with arabs and past their prime teen stars?

by Anonymousreply 355October 21, 2021 2:47 AM

R351 Fuck off. Zac looked like a little girl for years then he turned into a hot muscled hottie for all of 5 minutes.

by Anonymousreply 356October 21, 2021 6:52 PM

[quote]He should just pack up and leave Hollywood, get a gardening allotment somewhere and just enjoy life.

What is a gardening allotment?

by Anonymousreply 357October 21, 2021 8:00 PM

I feel like Zac Effron maybe got some bad advice vis-a-vis banking on his looks. Obviously he's a gorgeous guy -- well, was -- and has been most of his life. But you're not an Abercrombie & Fitch model; you're more than your body. He'd have been much better off if he just laid off the surgery and PEDs and just stayed in shape and aged naturally.

by Anonymousreply 358October 23, 2021 7:14 AM

Addicts tend to be "all in."

by Anonymousreply 359October 23, 2021 7:28 AM

[Quote] What is a gardening allotment?

Working class britons who don't have a garden can get a gardening alottment in their local area. I think it tends to be land set aside near park areas. I believe each alottment will have a shed.

by Anonymousreply 360October 23, 2021 7:30 AM

He's going to look like Jocelyn Wildenstein by the time he's 50 and some people are still going to say he hasn't had any work done.

by Anonymousreply 361October 23, 2021 12:13 PM

[quote]Working class britons who don't have a garden can get a gardening alottment in their local area. I think it tends to be land set aside near park areas. I believe each alottment will have a shed.

Thanks. I wish we had something like that. My mom loved gardening and when she moved into an apartment in a suburb, without a bacony, even, she just had to give it up. I also would love to have that. I'd also like to have pubs. American pubs aren't pubs, really.

by Anonymousreply 362October 23, 2021 7:26 PM

[Quote] by the time he's 50 and some people are still going to say he hasn't had any work done.

By the time he's 50, some people are still going to say he hasn't found the right girl yet.

by Anonymousreply 363October 23, 2021 9:23 PM

Here he is with his father and this is how he will probably look.

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by Anonymousreply 364October 26, 2021 3:30 PM

His papa is fug!

by Anonymousreply 365October 26, 2021 3:34 PM

Tyring tto look like Krasinski

by Anonymousreply 366October 26, 2021 3:40 PM

r365, I'd sooner do his dad than Zac.

by Anonymousreply 367October 26, 2021 5:26 PM

Of course you would. DL always obsesses and soaks their pussies over super fug guys.

by Anonymousreply 368October 26, 2021 5:27 PM

I don't think Zac will ever let himself get as skinny as his father. He might let himself get fat, though.

by Anonymousreply 369October 26, 2021 6:52 PM

R365 Fug? His dad is tall, has a medium-size build, and a nice smile. He’s not starting in DILF porn, but he looks like reasonably attractive middle aged man.

by Anonymousreply 370October 26, 2021 7:20 PM

His father did have a clone look back in the 1980s.

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by Anonymousreply 371October 26, 2021 7:37 PM

The procedures started early.

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by Anonymousreply 372October 26, 2021 7:50 PM

A preemptive RIP to this poor drug addicted girl. She will go the way of Carrie Fisher sooner than later. Hearts only last so long.

by Anonymousreply 373October 26, 2021 9:59 PM
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