Model Sophie Nolan is speaking out about the terrifying consequences of eating disorders after suffering three heart attacks before the age of 25. “It’s not worth it,” she says of starving yourself to be thin. At her smallest, the 5’10″ girl weighed only 88 pounds, but still exercised over 7 hours a day. Like many [...]
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Doctors at Sweden’s largest eating disorder clinic revealed appalling trend: On multiple occasions, extremely underweight patients were approached by modeling scouts who were positioned just outside the Stockholm facility.
Amanda Bynes wants the world to know she is not erratic. In fact, she’s going to be taking legal action against anyone who says otherwise. Hours ago, Amanda took to Twitter where she demanded that people stop making false claims against her and quit posting unflattering photos of her online.
Amanda Bynes has been dealing with more legal issues than week can keep track of, but yesterday things became even more bleak for the troubled star. After celebrating her 27th birthday, Amanda took to Twitter where she revealed that she is struggling with an eating disorder.
When the folks at Us Weekly invited Amanda Bynes to reveal “25 things you didn’t know about me,” they must have known they were hitting a jackpot. The former child-star/retired actress, who has been acting very erratically during the past year, confessed a number of strange facts about herself. The most disturbing admission came when she claimed, “I lost 4 lbs. since I moved (to New York City). I’m 121 lbs — my goal is 100 lbs.”
Here is the dilemma with putting a young girl or boy on a diet: If a child is told her body is “wrong” from such a young age and is forced to change her behaviors, will she be set up for a lifetime of insecurity and disordered eating? Or, if you don’t encourage her to eat healthier and become more active, is she destined to the health problems that coincide with obesity?
Lady Gaga has talked about eating disorders before, saying she suffered from bulimia as a teen, but now she’s owning up to the fact that it’s a continued struggle for her. I imagine being a Super Pop Star who traipses about in her underwear all the time would put body pressure on anyone.
She’s recieved some flack this month for gaining a few pounds, and instead of quietly and secretly starving herself thin again, or signing a deal with a weight loss brand, Gaga owned up to indulging in her Italian dad’s pastas and pizzas in a radio interview. She said she was on a diet, but that she wasn’t ashamed of her body.
19-year-old Demi Lovato has become one of the strongest role models young women have today, and it’s not because she projects an image of goody-two-shoes perfection. She’s one of the most truly inspiring pop stars we have because she’s so open and honest about the tough things in life, and in her new documentary “Stay Strong,” airing on MTV Tuesday @ 10 EST, Demi further takes us into her relatable world.
Disney star Demi Lovato shocked fans when she entered rehab for cutting and bulimia, and emotional issues after she punched a back-up dancer at the airport. Demi was axed from Disney Channel show Sonny with an Chance, and as always happens, people speculated that her career would suffer.
MTV has just announced it will be featuring Demi Lovato in a one-hour special titled “Demi Lovato: Stay Strong” documenting her very public road to recovery after breaking down and going into rehab for a second time last year. Keep reading to watch a preview clip and read the full press release issued by MTV!
Last night actress and singer Demi Lovato unleashed a series of angry tweets aimed at The Disney Channel after she saw an episode of their show Shake It Up that featured an eating disorder joke. Disney PR eventually tweeted back that they had heard Demi and the joke would be removed from the show! Keep reading for the full Twitter interaction and watch a video clip that includes the eating disorder joke in question.