These are actual shots of 50 cent on the set of Things Fall Apart where he dropped over 50 pounds to play a football player diagnosed with cancer, according to ThisIs50.com:
"He dropped from 214 pounds to an astonishing 160 with a liquid diet and three-hour-a-day treadmill walks for nine weeks.
"I was starving." Now he's back on tour and says, "I've been eating. I'll be back in shape in no time!"