Before and after

‘Magic Mike’ star Alex Pettyfer has really let himself go in recent years

Hiked table mountain, South Africa ?? One to tick off the bucket list ?

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We are, of course, kidding.

Alex Pettyfer made hearts flutter and audiences succumb to the vapors with his star turn in 2012’s Magic Mike, but he apparently didn’t trade the chest press for repeated visits to a family-sized crate of Ding Dongs once filming wrapped.

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The 27-year-old remains in good shape and proudly exhibitionist, as demonstrated by this cachet of photos culled from his Instagram account.

And, now that we’ve had some time to think about it, we’re really sorry about the headline. It was a deliberate attempt to rankle you and we apologize unreservedly.

Let’s all put that unpleasantness behind us and take a look at Pettyfer ’17:

Bye bye NYC ?? ? – @hypit #ihatepacking! #mrserious #inmymindithinkilooklikeconnormcgregger #iwish?

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? @andyatagency @jules_horn Thank you brothers for kicking my ass back into the gym…. #healthybodyhealthymind

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TOWEL SERIES 88, ALEX PETTYFER. #MarioTestino #TowelSeries @alexpettyfer

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