Details on Angelina Jolie’s wigs, diet, and fitness training for Salt: Is she too skinny for action movies?
          

Angelina Jolie’s action-spy flick Salt is full of high-impact scenes that required a lot physically from the rail-thin Hollywood queen. Of course, the hard-core stunts had to be done by her stunt-woman Eunice, but Jolie did a lot of running, jumping, and clinging to building herself.

In order to get strong and quick for her fight scenes without losing weight her trainer Simon Crane had her on a 70% carbohydrate and 30% protein diet while she practiced a combination of Muay Thai and Krav Magha. This diet and routine must have kept her fit and sinewy for clinging to walls, rolling over bridge walls,  jumping from semi to semi, and killing everyone in sight.

However, many don’t buy the fact that she performed almost all of her own stunts, for two reasons. The first? Insurance companies simply don’t allow the high profile and high dollar stars to put themselves in any kind of real danger. The second reason? Angelina Jolie looks waaay too thin and lacking in developed muscle to actually pull off these feats. A New York based personal trainer named Kenville John told PopEater that Jolie’s thin frame is a “body that’s breaking down. This has gone too far. I just don’t think she possesses the physical strength to perform like that.”

Jolie also relied on the use of a number of wigs to switch her identities as she ran from U.S. authorities and carried out her preposterous plans. She started off as an unconvincing blond when she was a happily married United States C.I.A. agent hoping to get out of the field and land a desk job:

Actress Angelina Jolie, bloody and walking barefoot on the street of Harlem, during the filming of her new movie 'Salt' in New York City, NY, USA on March 13, 2009. Photo by Dennis Van Tine/ABACAUSA.COM (Pictured : Angelina Jolie) Photo via Newscom Photo via NewscomShe then moved to a darker look when she took on her double-agent persona: 31350, NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Sunday May 31, 2009. Actress Angelina Jolie is seen shooting on location for her new film Salt . Angelina was filming a stunt scene where she escapes out of a police car involved in a crash over the Queensboro Bridge. Photograph: PacificCoastNews.com

Explosions happened, and so she traded in for a dusty-looking wig:

29444, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, Saturday March 21st 2009.Actress Angelina Jolie waves in handcuffs on the set of Salt where she plays a fugitive CIA assasin. Photograph: PacificCoastNews.com UK OFFICE: 131 557 7760/7761/7762 US OFFICE: 1 310 261 9676

This movie is pure ridiculousness: logic and believability are completely missing from this popcorn flick (and from Angelina’s wigs), but it is fun watching Angelina run, fight, switch allegiances, and repeatedly jump to her death.


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    • Lol

      Lol, sorry but the wigs are so very fake looking. If you want a really convincing wig, there are some available that aren’t even that pricey. I always wonder at the logic behind buying such a fake wig, even if she’s “dying” her hair. It’s like they insulted the audience.

 

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