- A disturbance of uric-acid metabolism occurring chiefly in males, characterized by painful inflammation of the joints, especially of the feet and hands, and arthritic attacks resulting from elevated levels of uric acid in the blood and the deposition of urate crystals around the joints. The condition can become chronic and result in deformity.
Honestly, I didn't know what the hell gout was until I looked it up and then I was shocked to discover that it didn't involve something green on the body. Anyway, it looks like poor cutie Jared Leto is paying for becoming a big doughy chubber for his role as John Lennon's killer in the upcoming film "Chapter 27." It has been reported that Jared has been diagnosed with gout after gaining a whopping 62 lbs and then losing it quickly thereafter for other movie roles. Leto's rep has confirmed the diagnosis saying that it was "caused by the dramatic weight loss for a movie role." Ech.
Source: The Daily Dish