Matt Bomer Reveals How His Kids Reacted to His Dramatic Weight Loss in The Normal Heart

May 25, 2014 4:56 PM

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Matt Bomer transformed himself for HBO's The Normal Heart, losing upwards of 35 pounds to play a closeted New York Times reporter who contracted AIDS in the early '80s. His appearance in the film is haunting, and the 36-year-old actor made sure his three sons knew their dad was healthy in real life.

"We definitely prepared our kids really early on, before I even started losing weight," says Bomer, who married power publicist Simon Halls several years ago. "I spoke with a professional who told me how to relay it to them in language they could really understand, and they were great about it. Mayb...

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