Zac Efron's impressive six pack leaves fans wondering if it's real

Caroline Allen
This isn’t the first time Zac Efron’s abs have caused a stir, but this time fans are calling him out. [Photo: Getty]

Zac Efron’s enviable six-pack has left fans wondering if it’s real.

American chat show host Ellen DeGeneres posted a Boomerang video of the 31-year-old actor’s shirtless top half during his appearance on her show this week, but her followers weren’t convinced Efron’s ripped torso is entirely real.

Instead of being impressed with ‘The Greatest Showman’ actor’s chiselled six-pack, Instagram users called him out on his “airbrushed” body.

One user wrote: “There’s definitely some make up on those.”

I love him but those look airbrushed,” another puzzled fan wrote. 

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One of the more common theories is that he “contoured” his torso with make-up ahead of appearing on the show.

Zac Efron hasn’t commented on the video, but it’s no secret that he spends a lot of time working out.

His Instagram feed is jam packed with workout inspiration, from physical therapy to golf.

His physical activity spans from classic everyday activities to much more insane workouts.

One video showed him competing with The Rock in a tyre flipping contest.

He captioned the video: “Blood, sweat and respect. The first two you give, the last one you earn.” Learned that from @therock who I happened to get in a tire flipping race with on #Baywatch. Needless to say I lost this one – come at me on the 50 yard dash and we’ll see what happens, Sasquatch.”

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Zac Efron has always been open about his physique, though. During the same interview with Ellen Degeneres, he spoke about his body on ‘Baywatch’.

“For guys that’s (points to his body) unrealistic…I got very big and buff for that movie but I don’t want people to think that’s the best way to be.”

“Be your size. I don’t want to glamorise this.”

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