By Joanna Crawley On March 18, 2014

As Emilia Clarke Embarks On A Super Strict New Diet: 9 Other Weird Celeb Weight Loss Plans

From Shailenne Woodley's foraging to Angelina Jolie's insects

Game Of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke has admitted that she's on a horrific diet for her new role in Terminator: Genesis, but she's not the first star to embark on a super strict weight loss plan.

The 26-year-old British star is having to undergo a strict regime to prepare for her role as Sarah Conner in the new Terminator movie, and that means a ban on a lot of the foods that she loves. All wheat, sugar, caffeine and dairy are banned.

Emilia Clarke looked stunning at the Vanity Fair Oscars party last month (FameFlyNet)

"'I have not been allowed to eat anything that might taste at all good. But don't think I'm complaining because, believe me, I know exactly how lucky I am," she said.

While talking to InStyle magazine, she is caught having a look at a high tea spread of scones, sandwiches and biscuits. "Everything on these plates look amazing but, heartbreakingly, I'm not allowed to eat any of it," she said. "Not one thing on this table. Except a cup of tea. One cup of tea. No sugar. No cream."

Emilia isn't the first star to resort to such extreme tactics though, either for a part or to keep those fit bodies in shape. Check out these tricks below, warning don't try at home!

No wonder Gwynnie is super skinny (WENN)

Gwyneth Paltrow

"I've done juice cleanses in the past, and in my twenties I did the Master Cleanse, which left me hallucinating after 10 days".

Jennifer Aniston

"[To prepare for her strip scene in We're the Millers] I was on a very like, you know, greens and vegetables and lean proteins and kale. When I really wanted to have a cheat day, I had to have a kale chip."

Divergent star Shailenne goes wild with her diet (WENN)

Shailene Woodley

“For me I kind of base my diet off of indigenous cultures and what they eat. I try to [forage] like 35% of my diet. Like I live in Los Angeles and I'll go an hour away into the mountains and I'll find stinging nettle and mugwart and a bunch of other herbs that you can use medicinally."

Ashton Kutcher

"The fruitarian diet [which he went on for his Steve Jobs biopic] can lead to like severe issues. I went to the hospital like two days before we started shooting the movie. I was like doubled over in pain. My pancreas levels were completely out of whack. It was really terrifying".

Angelina Jolie

"I've always loved to eat crickets. It's [the kids'] favorite thing. They ate them like Doritos and they wouldn't stop. But they're good. They are like a potato chip."

Matthew shed the pounds for his Oscar winning role in Dallas Buyers Club (WENN)

Matthew McConaughey

“[For Dallas Buyers Club] I ate a lot of fish, but only five ounces of it, and then a cup of vegetables. That would be twice a day".

Anne Hathaway

"[For Les Miserables] I just had to stop eating all for a total of 13 days shooting. I didn’t think I would be able to keep going without collapsing, but I had to appear dead."

Megan puts herself on a cleansing routine when she needs to tone up (WENN)

Megan Fox

“It’s just water and raw apple cider vinegar, and it just cleans out your system entirely. It will get rid of, for women who retain water weight, from your menstrual cycle and all that, it gets rid of it really fast.”

Miley Cyrus

And to bring us back down to reality here's Jennifer Lawrence's take on healthy eating

"If anybody even tries to whisper the word 'diet,' I'm like, 'You can go f**k yourself."

Tags : Shailene Woodley, Angelina Jolie, Matthew McConaughey

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