She lost 20 pounds, tore a ligament, dislocated a shoulder and trained for several months. But when Mila Kunis, star of Black Swan, recalls her injuries she quickly adds, “And it was worth every minute.”

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In a recent interview with W Magazine (via The Huffington Post), the edgy ballerina says training for the movie resulted in several bruises. She recalls, “I had never danced in my life. I trained for four months, seven days a week, five hours a day. I had one day off on my birthday.”

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Although she admits it was worth every minute, she adds,”But I will never dance again. I’m a strong believer in mind over matter, but I didn’t fully understand what that meant until this production.”

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