A Men's Heath article titled "Here's How Joaquin Phoenix Lost More Than 50 Pounds to Play the Joker" starts with this:
In the emboldened clause, the phrase regimented and overseen and safe seems to describe the diet. While I understand what the clause means, I have a hard time understanding the function of the phrase in the clause. Can anyone help me out here?In order to play the lead role in Joker, Joaquin Phoenix underwent a dramatic transformation, and as a result he looks truly, unsettlingly emaciated in the film. The 44-year-old actor lost a shocking 52 pounds ahead of shooting, and he's just revealed the drastic methods it took to achieve such significant weight loss.
In a recent interview with Access Hollywood, Phoenix explained that he sought medical guidance in order to ensure that he was able to lose the weight safely. "It’s something I’ve done before and you work with a doctor regimented and overseen and safe," he said.