It doesn’t help that her fans are egging her on, telling her she’s “the queen.” Everyone loves a good breakdown, particularly one involving a celebrity, and people are rooting for her to fail. More
I assumed it might be in say, Gourmet magazine, because that would really ruin the enjoyable aspect of the experience of reading about food and thinking about eating. I assumed wrong. More
It wasn’t very funny. More
Here’s a trend that needs to die a swift death: the inclination to slap “-orexic” at the end of a word to imply the over- or under-use of something. More
Topshop took down the above image of 18-year-old model Codie Young after a hailstorm of criticism from anorexia support groups claiming the image would encourage disordered eating in teenage girls. Topshop (and Young herself) insist she is naturally slim but the chain removed the image and swapped it with another, in which Young’s figure is obscured by a coat. The chain defends itself and Codie responds. More
When the woman you’ve decided to model your life after is famous for having said that a “tiny touch of anorexia nervosa may be necessary in order to maintain an ideal weight,” you can rest assured that you’re going to … More
I think, if I really was honest with myself, I started seriously drinking to stop myself from eating.
There’s the bottom line, embarrassing truth that I can’t bring myself to share at the countless AA meetings I’ve attended for the past few months, ever since my therapist told me she’d refuse to see me unless I got sober.
Hi, my name is Annabelle and I’m an alcoholic … and now that I’m no longer drinking, my activities include baking batches of chocolate chip cookies, only to eat every single one of them as soon as they come out of the oven. More
They say that it’s easier for bulimics than anorexics to acknowledge their problem. Which makes sense, if you think about it. Anorexics can pass of their disorder as “a diet” albeit severe whereas, with bulimics, the whole fingers down the throat bit is, shall we say, harder to swallow.
I’m not sure whether to applaud this actress’ honesty or go eat a burger in protest. Kristen Bauer, who plays Pam on “True Blood,” recently told Movieline that she’s always hungry in order to look good for TV. According to … More
I see what people are saying about how Rosie Whiteley’s exposed ribs make her look “disgusting.” But I can’t help but feel like you guys are way in the minority. She’s about to be cast as a mega-hot bombshell in … More
“We are being accused that some models are anorexic. But we as fashion designers cannot be blamed, because you know, when I talk to women around the world, rich and poor and young and old and intellectual and not, what … More
Do you have issues with your no-longer-best girlfriend? Is your coworker driving you crazy? Megan Carpentier is here to give you the life advice that you don’t want to hear, told in the way you absolutely need to hear it. … More
“Calista Flockhart has admitted for the first time she did have an eating disorder when she starred in ‘Ally McBeal’.The 40-year-old beauty has confessed she didn’t eat enough while appearing in the series because she felt under so much pressure.” … More