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Say What? Male Model Says He Diets, Too

"I dropped 30 pounds to do this.”


— A. J. Abualrub, née Ahmad Jalal, about getting ready for the Roberto Cavalli men's fashion show in Milan. Scouted by a Ford modeling agent in his native Kentucky, the 22-year-old former high-school wrestler practices martial arts. But being athletic didn't account for the primary way he loss weight. His diet secret to fitting into leather and neoprene pants that, as Guy Trebay says, don't provide "what you would call a lot of wiggle room" was meeting with a nutritionist and eating only two meals a day. See? Some men adhere to impossible beauty standards, too.

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