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A Hollywood fat suit chronology

See who packed on the pounds for kicks

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Shallow Hal
Paltrow: Glenn Watson

For a town obsessed with caloric intake, Hollywood sure loves to get big. Ever since ”Weird Al” Yankovic waddled around in ”Fat,” his 1988 parody of Michael Jackson’s ”Bad,” a parade of svelte stars has donned prosthetic fat suits for laughs. (But not Brad Pitt, who played a former heavyweight in the Nov. 22 episode of ”Friends” — ironically, the Thanksgiving installment.) Here’s where some other faux fatties land on the scale of good humor.