“[Chris] is very strict and because he came from a … he started in a certain place and he had a long way to go, there’s only one way stay there and keep it through discipline and everything,” she says. “But we do, we always have like dirty talk on set like, ‘What would you eat if you could cheat today?'”
For Pratt, who has been sharing his strict diet on Instagram through segments he calls “What’s My Snack?“, his biggest indulgence would be a plate of bacon, while Saldana says her idea of a cheat meal varies.
“My cravings are seasonal but I have an affinity for Asian cuisine,” she says.
Since Pratt was filming not only Guardians of the Galaxy, but also the sequel to Jurassic World, he had no break in between to let his svelte figure slip. According to Saldana, Pratt worked with their co-star, wrestler Dave Bautista to stay on track.
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“Chris and Dave Bautista are very consciously healthy people so they’re always exchanging exercise tips on how to keep your glutes really firm,” she says. “For Chris, it’s kind of like a girl having that one bathing suit scene in that movie where you’re being really discreet about what you’re eating and you’re being moderate and everything and the moment you shoot that scene, that night you have like a double cheeseburger.”
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is in theaters starting May 5.