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The "Watermelon Diet" is the term used to describe the rapid weight loss that accompanies the late stages of a terminal illness, more specifically the AIDS virus. The term was coined by a lifelong closeted homosexual performer, Liberace, who close to the end of his life publicly denied having the AIDS virus, and instead attributed his recent weight loss a result of a "watermelon diet" he was on.
1. - Did Freddy Mercury have full blown AIDS when Queen recorded "The Show Must Go On"?
-Yeah, he was really thin, he was definitely on the "watermelon diet"

2. - Hey Dave you look like you lost some weight? Either your taking really good care of yourself or you're on the "watermelon diet?"
by johnteb September 25, 2010
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