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The Time Henry Cavill’s Thigh Muscles Literally Ripped Open His Pants

Happy birthday to the Man of Steel!

Henry Cavill has revealed that, after putting on a ton of muscle to play Superman, he actually busted the seams of his pants.

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“Yes, actually, at the end of Man Of Steel, I had a suit tailored for the Immortals premiere,” he told ShortList. “At that stage, I was at my very leanest. [But] at the very end of the movie, I put that suit on again for a photo shoot and I ripped the seams, the inside seams. Just because my thighs were that much bigger.”

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On the topic of wearing “budgie smugglers” (briefs) or “swimming shorts” to the beach, Henry broke our hearts by revealing he only wears the latter.

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Cavill also revealed what he wears to sleep.

Honestly, it varies depending on where you are, how hot it is. In hotel rooms, it’s always good just to have a pair of jocks on just in case. You know, the fire alarm goes off, the cleaning lady comes in…

Would gladly pose as a cleaning lady for that.

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