BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 02: Actor Shemar Moore visits "Extra" at Burbank Studios on October 02, 2019 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)
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He’s “52 aiming to look 32.”

The shiftless selfie that Shemar Moore shared to Instagram on July 27 looked to us like it could be the cover of the latest issue of Men’s Health magazine. But he isn’t buff enough, not to meet his own standards, anyway.

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“I’m coming!” declared the Emmy-winning Young & Restless fan fave who played Malcolm. “This it ain’t it. [I have] five more pounds to lose… a [bleep]-ton of sit-ups still to do… ”

But you can bet your bundt cake that the S.W.A.T. leading man is going to lose ’em and do ’em — whatever it takes to reach his goal. “I refuse to have a ‘dad bod,’” he said. Nope, the hunk was “52 aiming to look 32!”


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With that, Moore proceeded to give himself sort of a pep talk, one that could have fired up anybody who happened to be reading along. “I’m coming back!” he exclaimed. “This ain’t a game… this is my life!”

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But hey, if the heartthrob isn’t in quite the shape that he’d like to be — even if his version of imperfect is still Adonis-like — it’s certainly understandable. We’ve all had quite a go of it — for what seems like ages now. “Life knocked me down pretty tough for a couple years,” Moore admitted. “But I’m standing the [bleep] up now! Here I come!”

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