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While many other singers are enjoying crossover status on to the silver screen, R&B singer Ne-Yo seems to be focused on his music.  The hit-maker recently revealed that he turned down an acting role (to play MARTIN LUTHER KING JR!) over a conflict with his album promotion schedule.  And by “conflict,” we mean weight gain.

Ne-Yo said that, in order to prepare for the role as the legendary civil rights leader, film producers asked him to gain 30 lbs.

Click here to see why he didn’t want to gain the weight.

(Source: Hip Hollywood)