How did Matthew McConaughey lose all that weight so fast? Tue-21-Jan-14 09:37 Share this By Jay-Jay FeeneyMatthew McConaughey lost about 25kgs for his role as AIDS patient Ron Woodroof in the upcoming movie Dallas Buyers Club. Want to know how he did it? He said: "I found tapioca pudding and I found the tiniest little antique spoon in New Orleans, a little bitty sugar spoon, and I would eat it with that so it would last longer.He said: "It was tough going, I'm not going to lie. The dieting was pretty hardcore. I was losing 7lbs every week. I'd have a Diet Coke, two egg whites in the morning, a piece of chicken, then another Diet Coke.“I was always hungry, and irritable. My body resembled a little baby bird with its mouth open, crying, 'Feed me, feed me,' and you realise momma bird ain't going to feed you. It's hard." You May Also Like Who won big at The Oscars? Matthew McConaughey’s tips for great hair Matthew McConaughey & wife having another baby Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .