Can Timothee Chalamet Even Put On Weight?


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Timothee Chalamet supposedly gained weight recently. – Timothee Chalamet has not put on weight recently, he has not done it ever, I think. It seems like he is naturally lean and skinny and has a body that just can’t build muscle. If you are thinking he has gained weight because of how he looked in the recent Dune premiere, it’s just his loose outfit. Timothee Chalamet does not seem like someone who could gain weight even if he wanted to.

Timothee Chalamet has already made his mark in Hollywood with his superior craft (he’s only 28) and established himself as a very sincere and gifted actor over the last seven years. Though he started his career in acting when he was just a teenager, he only broke through and rose to international attention when he portrayed the lead role of ‘Elio’, a lovestruck teenager in the 2017 film ‘Call Me By Your Name’. His performance in the movie earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. Since then, he’s only been on the rise.

Timothee Chalamet went on to impress the audience further with his supporting roles in ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘Little Women’, and starring roles in ‘Beautiful Boy’ and ‘Bones and All’. He has already begun to lead big-budget films such as the science fiction film ‘Dune’ and the musical fantasy film ‘Wonka.’ He’s not just a critically acclaimed actor but a box-office star as well. Anyway, his latest ‘Dune: Part Two’ is arriving in theaters soon, and ahead of the release, he has become the subject of discussions relating to weight. Let’s get into the details of that today!

Timothee Chalamet Looked Less Lean in Dune Premiere!

Here’s something that will shock you! Timothee Chalamet‘s weight gain is trending on Google. Why? I really can’t understand why but if I had to take a guess, I would say it’s because of his appearance at the recent London premiere of ‘Dune: Part Two.’

Timothee Chalamet has sparked rumors that he has put on weight with his recent appearance. houseandwhips.comTimothee Chalamet has sparked rumors that he has put on weight with his recent appearance.
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Lately, Timothee has been quite active in keeping up media appearances because the promotions for his upcoming movie Dune: Part Two are going on in full force. So, expect a lot of things about him to come on the news for the next few weeks because I was. What I was not expecting was people making speculations that he has gotten bigger because, in my mind and for real, he’s always lean and skinny without any muscle or fat. Yet, here we are, talking about his weight increasing.

If anybody had said that Timothee Chalamet has gained weight at other times, I would be like ‘I will have what you are having.’ But it’s the promotional season of his latest movie and Dune: Part Two is in the air, so keeping that in perspective, I think I can get why some people have started to speculate that he has gained weight. I think it’s because of how he looked in the London premiere of the movie. The way he appeared, it might look to some people as though he has gotten less lean.

Timothee Chalamet wore an oversized black T-shirt with a pair of silver Haider Ackermann trousers and I think the loose fit of the outfit made him appear bigger than he is. Not that he looked fat or anything, he just didn’t look as lean as he normally does. His baggy T-shirt hid his skinny frame and many observed that in the wrong way, figuring that he had gained weight. However, if you ask me, he most likely has not gained weight. He probably hasn’t gained weight ever and many suspect that he could never, even if he wanted to.

It Might Not Be Possible For Timothee Chalamet To Gain Weight!

Timothee Chalamet may never be able to gain weight because it's just not his body type. houseandwhips.comTimothee Chalamet may never be able to gain weight because it’s just not his body type.
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Chalamet has always steered clear of an aspect of the classic movie star allure i.e. muscular physique and a chiseled body, and it may not be by choice. While it can be argued that he might have chosen to keep his slender physique because it has helped in building his profile for boyish / early twenties roles which is doing wonders for his career, it might not be so because if he can lose weight for a role, why can’t he gain it? Timothee Chalamet just doesn’t seem like someone who can gain weight. As a Reddit user put it,

It’s probably just his body type honestly 😭💀 some people just can’t build muscle or fat just as some people just can’t lose it (in realistic sustainable means)

He notably lost 20 pounds to accurately portray the character of a drug addict ‘Nic Sheff’ in the 2018 film ‘Beautiful Boy’ and he again shed weight in 2022 for his role of a ‘disenfranchised cannibal’ for ‘Bones and All.’ Clearly, he has no qualms about losing weight when he is already so skinny. Why, then, would he hesitate to gain weight when he can stand to gain some muscles? I really think Timothee Chalamet has the body type due to which he just cannot have get bigger and bulkier even if he wanted to.

Exhibit A: Paul King, the director of ‘Wonka’, revealed that the cast and crew of the movie had consumed a great deal of chocolate on set while shooting the movie and that he put on 50 pounds as a result. He also noted how the Wonka star didn’t go through the same thing. Chalamet ate just as much as anyone in the movie but that didn’t have any effect on his body. His slender figure was the same throughout. As he put it,

It’s a miracle that Timmy remains so slim and handsome. I’m trying to fatten him up, but it’s hard to do.

It’s definitely that way because Timothee Chalamet cannot have put on weight.

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