Posts tagged "anorexia"

“I Love Anorexia” T-Shirts Prove It’s Hard To Make Eating Disorders Remotely Funny

I love a meta-commentary as much as the next person, but some things are just tacky — invoking the Nazis while discussing health care reform, for example. T-shirts emblazoned with…

Jessica Wakeman | October 25, 2010 - 11:10 am

Extremely Thin Girl Cast — And Then Cast Off — “America’s Next Top Model”

Before Cycle 15 of “America’s Next Top Model” even began, much fuss was made about Ann, a tall and gawky contestant with the most narrow waist in the world. But…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 16, 2010 - 12:30 pm

Actually, You Can Be Too Thin, Pretzel Crisps

God, I love me some pretzel crisps — dipped in hummus and with slices of cheese, they are delish. But I am mad at them. Their new ad campaign is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 4, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Crystal Renn Says Her Uber-Skinny Photo Was Photoshopped

If you get caught Photoshopping a beautiful, healthy, full-figured woman to look like a twiglet, you should have one of your fingers chopped off. And I think supermodel Crystal Renn

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Is Picky Eating An Eating Disorder?

Members of the American Psychological Association are considering renaming picky eaters “selective eaters” and classifying it in the category of eating disorders. Unlike anorexics and bulimics, selective eaters are not…

Nikki Dowling | July 9, 2010 - 5:45 pm

Urban Outfitters Wants You To “Eat Less”

So, let’s review, shall we? Urban Outfitters:
Wants to add “Obama/Black” to the Crayola box,
Suggests it’s up to men to “preserve” their daughters’ virginity,
Does not want to support…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 3, 2010 - 11:10 am

Mother To Daughter: “Your Anorexia Is Not Welcome At Our New House”

I’m pretty shocked by this Daily Mail story about a British mother named Sue Blackmore who told her daughter that she wasn’t welcome in the family’s new home unless she…

Nikki Dowling | April 1, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Sorority Girls More Likely To Have Bad Body Image, Eating Disorders, Study Says

That iconic image of bitchy sorority girls using a marker to circle the “fat” on a pledge’s body may not exactly reflect real life. But sadly, body image issues were…

Jessica Wakeman | March 3, 2010 - 7:20 pm

When The Mirror Does Lie

This striking image by photographer Ross Brown explores the scary world inside the head of those with body dysmorphia. Do you believe (or know) that anorexics see such a drastic…

Leonora Epstein | February 18, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Kate Moss’s Motto Is A Pro-Anorexia Mantra

Kate Moss recently told WWD that one of her mantras in life that has helped her achieve success is “nothing tastes as good as thin feels.” A totally weird and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 13, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Frisky Q&A: Crystal Renn Is America’s Next Top Plus-Size Model (And Author)

Kind of ironic, huh? A book called Hungry that I just ate right up as quickly as I could. But model Crystal Renn’s autobiography is that good. Seriously, I could…

Jessica Wakeman | October 2, 2009 - 1:00 pm

London Fashion Week Begins With Anorexia Controversy

London Fashion Week begins this weekend, and one of the first things to make headlines isn’t about clothing but the models wearing them. The Royal College of Psychiatrists has publicly…

Leonora Epstein | September 18, 2009 - 12:40 pm

Lawsuit Mom Says Bullying Led To Girl’s Eating Disorder

A Pennsylvania mother is suing her daughter’s school system because she said classroom bullying caused her daughter to develop anorexia.

The lawsuit alleged that in 6th grade, three…

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2009 - 2:20 pm

Anorexic And Bulimic Woman Says Beauty Pageant Changed Her Life For The Better

You know those articles where a woman writes that something that’s generally considered to be shady is really friggin’ fantastic? Yeah, us Frisky ladies tend to be skeptical. Maybe being…

Jessica Wakeman | August 6, 2009 - 6:50 pm

Should Anorexic Men Or Women Be Allowed In The Gym?

The Daily Mail reported on one woman’s harsh words for her former gym and asks: Why the hell did they let her join and work out when she was so…

Nina Carbone | July 29, 2009 - 1:00 pm

“Britain’s Next Top Model” Finalist Too Skinny?

Model Jade McSorely is one of three finalists on “Britain’s Next Top Model,” but some peeps are pissed because they think she’s very unhealthy looking and has anorexia. They think…

Nikki Dowling | July 2, 2009 - 1:50 pm

Pregnancy + Anorexia = Pregorexia

I’ve always wondered what happens to women who think the scale is their enemy when they get pregnant. Most women are fine, and realize that gaining weight is just a…

Justine Fields | June 16, 2009 - 4:10 pm

Five Things To Know About Sally Hawkins

Sally Hawkins beat nominees Meryl Streep, Frances McDormand, Emma Thompson and Rebecca Hall for best actress in a musical or comedy at last night’s Golden Globes. She picked up the…

Annika Harris | January 12, 2009 - 5:00 pm

MTV’s Model Makers: Because Eating Disorders Make For Great TV!

Really MTV? Now, I know I can hardly knock ya too much — after all, The Hills is my vice — but when I read about an upcoming show called…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 26, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Get REALLY Skinny For Bikini Season!

Thank goodness for The Onion. I was really tearing my hair out about how to lose the extra 50 lbs I’m carrying around my mid-section before putting on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2008 - 10:00 am