Sharing their tales. Taylor Swift, Laurie Hernandez and extra celebrities have opened up about combating their physique picture and battling consuming issues.
In her Netflix documentary, Miss Americana, the Grammy winner revealed that seeing “pictures of myself every day” may ship her right into a spiral. “A picture of me where I feel like I looked like my tummy was too big, or … someone said that I looked pregnant … and that’ll just trigger me to just starve a little bit — just stop eating,” she mentioned within the movie.
Swift later went into extra element throughout a candid dialog with Variety in January 2020. “I didn’t know if I was going to feel comfortable with talking about body image and talking about the stuff I’ve gone through in terms of how unhealthy that’s been for me — my relationship with food and all that over the years,” she instructed the outlet, admitting that she’s “not as articulate as I should be about this topic.”
The “Cardigan” singer recalled being instructed throughout photograph shoots that stylists have been excited to not need to make alterations to sample-size clothes. “I looked at that as a pat on the head,” she continued. “You register that enough times, and you just start to accommodate everything towards praise and punishment, including your own body.”
While she was initially cautious about sharing her journey with the world, director Lana Wilson referred to as it “one of [her] favorite sequences of the film” and praised the Cats star’s vulnerability.
“I think it’s really brave to see someone who is a role model for so many girls and women be really honest about that,” the filmmaker instructed Variety. “I think it will have a huge impact.”
Hernandez, for her half, confronted an intense quantity of strain to carry out on the highest degree as an Olympic gymnast. She instructed Us Weekly solely in June 2021 that her habits have been “obsessive and unhealthy” — however she didn’t understand it straight away.
“Honestly, it was a really long up and down journey of understanding food and understanding how I saw food and how my body received food,” the Dancing With the Stars alum defined on the time. “There was a lot of learning and a lot of patience and grace involved. … Now I don’t count or track calories. I’m just kind of eating clean, because I also know that food is a fuel and for what I do and it is important to eat healthy.”
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If you or somebody you recognize struggles with an consuming dysfunction, go to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD) website or name their hotline at (888)-375-7767 to get assist.