A London coroner said Peaches Geldof’s cause of death is still unknown following an autopsy. Meanwhile, a close family friend speculated that the 25-year-old’s recent weight loss played a role in her untimely death.
Current Category: Eating Disorders
Last week while performing at SXSW Lady Gaga had a young artist purposefully vomit on her twice during her act. Gaga has been open about her struggles with eating disorders, but Demi Lovato thinks having someone throw up on her onstage wasn’t a helpful image for people who suffer from eating disorders.
The matriarch of 19 Kids and Counting revealed her history with bulimia this week, which happens to be the 27th Annual National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. See what Michelle said about her struggle…
Dr. Drew’s 21-year-old daughter Paulina Pinsky penned an amazing piece about her own struggles with anorexia and bulimia and her work is now garnering national attention. Read the heartfelt piece in full, see an insightful interview with Paulina that aired today on CNN and read what her father had to say about her opening up.
Part of Ke$ha’s eating disorder rehab therapy involves art therapy, and the pop star’s favorite art involves a part of the human anatomy. Occasionally Ke$ha has her friend tweet thanks to her fans for support, but yesterday her friend asked for something. “She’s doing well and needs more of your teeth to make art with at the treatment center. She misses you :)” Unfortunately for Ke$ha, the rehab has other ideas.
Ke$ha’s mom, Pebe Sebert, has opened up about the intense pressure she claims her daughter faced from producer Dr. Luke and the singer’s former manager to lose weight. Read the harsh accusations she levied, details she provided about her daughter’s struggles as well as her flat denial of recent reports that speculated the pop star entered rehab because of an alcohol problem and not an eating disorder.
Pretty Little Liars‘ Troian Bellisario just got remarkably honest about her ongoing struggles with self-confidence, saying she still feels like a fraud in the company of her co-stars. She added she dealt with an eating disorder and other self-destructive behaviors as a teen.
15-year-old Elle Fanning stars in Likeness, directed by cinematographer Rodrigro Prieto, a film about the maddening horrors of eating disorders.
Olivia Newton-John’s 27-year-old daughter Chloe Lattanzi has just completely rehab treatment to deal with severe struggles with substance addiction and eating disorders, and she claims her issues are rooted in the pressures of fame.
Bethenny Frankel, who is building an empire based on her “Skinnygirl” concept, has been open about her own struggles with disordered eating, which she feels was partly caused by her own mother’s obsession with body and food. Find out how she plans to break that cycle with Brynn.