Following Steve Jobs’ ‘fruitarian’ diet put method actor Ashton Kutcher in the hospital

“Ashton Kutcher might have gotten a little too close to Steve Jobs,” Bryan Alexander reports for USA Today.

“Kutcher says that he started a fruit-only diet to prepare to play the Apple co-founder for the biopic jOBS, which premiered Friday night at the Sundance Film Festival,” Alexander reports. “The diet, which the film claims Jobs adhered to, ended up sending Kutcher to the hospital with pancreas problems.”

Alexander reports, “‘First of all, the fruitarian diet can lead to like severe issues,’ Kutcher said after the film’s screening. ‘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,’ Kutcher added. ‘It was really terrifying… considering everything.'”

Alexander reports, “Jobs died of pancreatic cancer on Oct. 5, 2011.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews readers too numerous to mention individually for the heads up.]

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