16 Powerful Celeb Quotes About Body Image and Eating Disorders
You may not know it, but we’re smack-dab in the middle of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. And I know I write a lot of stuff that’s not meant to be taken seriously, but today’s gonna be a little different.
I poke fun at celebrities all the time, because that’s my job. One thing that’s always off-limits is celebrity bodies. Famous people are already under intense pressure to look a certain way, so aside from pointing out PhotoShop disasters, I stay pretty silent on the subject. Someone’s physical appearance is none of my business, so I keep my mouth shut.
But one thing that actually needs more people talking about it and not less is eating disorders. Millions of people, celebrities included, struggle with them in secret, so I want to take advantage of this week to applaud some of the incredibly brave ones who have spoken out. Famous or not, it’s a terrifying thing to admit that you’re struggling with addiction, whether food-based or otherwise, so let’s all start a slow clap for the following celebrities, who have delivered powerful quotes about body image and eating disorders.