A Weighty Issue

Henerson, Evan
May 2008
Back Stage East;5/1/2008, Vol. 49 Issue 18, p10
Trade Publication
The article presents information on eating disorders in celebrities. A celebrity's weight makes for constant speculation in the tabloids and among red-carpet watchers. An actor who publicly seeks treatment for an eating disorder risks career repercussions such as loss of work or insurance difficulties. Actor Scarlett Pomers, 19, underwent rehabilitation at an eating-disorders clinic and later became a celebrity ambassador for the National Eating Disorders Association.


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