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Ashton Kutcher's All Fruit Diet Lands Him in The Hospital

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Ashton Kutcher apparently took his role of playing Steve Jobs so seriously that it affected his heath.

In addition to getting a little bit method by staying in character during his off-camera tech investment meetings, the 34-year-old actor told reporters at the Sundance Film festival that he took on Jobs' all fruit diet -- and it actually landed him in the hospital.

"I ended up in the hospital two days before we started shooting the movie," Kutcher told The Asociated Press. "I was doubled over in pain, and my pancreas levels were completely out of whack - which was completely terrifying, considering everything."

Jobs, who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2011, was known for his many eccentricities, including his "fruititarian" diet. The story doesn't state just how seriously he took the all-fruit diet, but most fruititarians eat at least 75% of their daily intake in fruit, while others are allowed to eat things like nuts and coconut.

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The "jOBS" film premiered at Sundance to mixed reviews, and is set for wide release in April of this year.