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John Leguizamo Got Pablo Escobar Role By Paying $15,000 Of His Own Money For Fat Suit, Makeup

Executives passed on Leguizamo for the role of the infamous drug kingpin, which forced him to anonymously submit a fat suit screen test.

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Did Leguizamo take no for an answer? No way. Instead, he paid $15,000 of his own money for a fat suit and prosthetic makeup that made him a dead ringer for Escobar in his prime.

Leguizamo excitedly tweeted about it a bunch of times on Monday.

http://t.co/cbIv1rtzq4 Check it out my peeps! Give it all u got every time!

John Leguizamo

@JohnLeguizamo

http://t.co/cbIv1rtzq4

Check it out my peeps! Give it all u got every time!

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