However, Efron admits the film caused a lot of stress on his body as well as his mental state since the film required him to undergo rigorous exercises to prepare his body in preparation for Baywatch.
In the interview for Men's Health magazine the actor, who is 34, delved into the filming process of the film and the long-lasting effects he endured long after the shooting ended.
"That Baywatch look, I don't know if that's really attainable. There's just too little water in the skin. Like, it's fake, it looks CGI'd. And that requires Lasix,
The actor continued his discussion, focusing on the consequences of the extremes that he had to go to in order to achieve Baywatchbody. Baywatchbody.
"I started to develop insomnia and I fell into a pretty bad depression, for a long time. Something about that experience burned me out.
I had a really hard time recentering. Ultimately they chalked it up to taking way too many diuretics for way too long, and it messed something up."
Evidently, the actor went way too far to be able to play his part on Baywatch that resulted in long-term consequences Efron would have never anticipated.