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Zac Efron says his ripped 'Baywatch' body is 'unrealistic': 'I don't want to glamorize this'

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Zac Efron’s appearance on “Ellen” took an unexpected turn after the host surprised the actor with his Madame Tussauds wax lookalike. Modeled after his character from the movie “Baywatch,” the figure is shirtless, clad only in a bathing suit and displays an overwhelmingly chiseled physique.

Efron then took the opportunity to send a message of body positivity to viewers at home. “For guys that’s unrealistic...I got very big and buff for that movie but I don’t want people to think that’s the best way to be,” he said. “Be your size. I don’t want to glamorize this,” the actor said to cheers.

The star had previously posted on social media about his his efforts to bulk up for the role, including details of his diet and exercise regimen.

Viewers on Twitter applauded Efron for his encouraging message.

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