Current Category: Eating Disorders 

 

Peaches Geldof’s cause of death deemed unknown as friends speculate about eating disorder
Peaches Geldof’s cause of death deemed unknown as friends speculate about eating disorder

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.


Demi Lovato says Lady Gaga glamorized eating disorders on stage at SXSW

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.


19 Kids & Counting’s Michelle Duggar reveals her history with bulimia
19 Kids & Counting’s Michelle Duggar reveals her history with bulimia

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…


VIDEO Dr. Drew’s daughter Paulina Pinsky discusses 7-year battle with eating disorders
VIDEO Dr. Drew’s daughter Paulina Pinsky discusses 7-year battle with eating disorders

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.


Ke$ha’s rehab rejects her fans’ gifts of teeth
Ke$ha’s rehab rejects her fans’ gifts of teeth

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$ha’s mom details intense pressure singer faced to lose weight
Ke$ha’s mom details intense pressure singer faced to lose weight

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 shares eating disorder, self-harm struggle
Pretty Little Liars’ Troian Bellisario shares eating disorder, self-harm struggle

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.


Elle Fanning stars in a powerful short film about bulimia
Elle Fanning stars in a powerful short film about bulimia

15-year-old Elle Fanning stars in Likeness, directed by cinematographer Rodrigro Prieto, a film about the maddening horrors of eating disorders.


Olvia Newton-John’s daughter on alcohol and drug abuse, eating disorders
Olvia Newton-John’s daughter on alcohol and drug abuse, 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 gives advice on how to prevent children from developing food and body issues
Bethenny Frankel gives advice on how to prevent children from developing food and body issues

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.


 

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