Posts tagged "body dysmorphia"

What Are We Feeling When We’re Feeling “Fat”?

Remember the “fat is not a feeling” hashtag? The phrase has been around for a long time, but it trended as a hashtag last October, when Facebook added “fat” to their “feeling” statuses, complete with a smiling face with implied double-chin and rosy, cherubic cheeks. I mean, it’s a cute little emoticon, but it made…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 9, 2015

Demi Moore’s Daughter Tallulah Willis Opens Up About Body Dysmorphia

Twenty-year-old Tallulah Willis, youngest daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, gets really candid in a new video for the personal style site Stylelikeu, opening up about her eating disorder, body dysmorphia. "I’m diagnosed with body dysmorphia [from] reading those stupid fucking tabloids when I was like 13, feeling like I was just ugly, always,"…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 6, 2014

Amanda Bynes Tells Us Weekly That She’s Striving To Be 100lbs

I don't think it's a secret that former teen star Amanda Bynes, 26, is having some issues lately. Starting in the summer of 2012, Bynes -- who starred in the movies "What A Girl Wants" and "Hairspray," and the TV show "What I Like About You" -- had a string of vehicular incidents including a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 15, 2013

My “What Not To Wear” Makeover

Yes, it's true: I got a makeover on TLC's "What Not to Wear." First off, let's get to the immediate questions. Yes, the show's hosts Stacy London and Clinton Kelly are as warm, friendly and sweet off camera as they are on. Yes, you really do get $5,000 to spend on clothes and shoes i…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 29, 2011

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 after last night's episode, it's clear that the model to truly be concerned about is Anamaria, 19, who, at 5'10" and 110 lbs., thinks she…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 16, 2010

The Woman In The Mirror Is Skinnier Than You Think

When someone tells you that you're not fat, it can be hard to believe them when you're staring in the mirror. Don't they see that jiggly mess there? Maybe you have some nice friends. But you might also be distorting what you see. Body dysmorphic disorder affects one in every 100 women in the U.K.,…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 25, 2009