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    7 Actors Whose Eating Disorder Struggles Were Made Worse By Working

    It doesn't help when you literally have to lose weight for work.

    Content Warning: Mentions of dieting, weight loss, and eating disorders ahead.

    Hollywood is notorious for its treatment of human beings as props. With extreme objectification, body-shaming, and trolling it is difficult for people in the industry to have a healthy relationship with food.

    Here are just a few instances where actors' recovery journeys were made difficult because their roles demanded them to lose weight:

    1. Camila Mendes

    Camila Mendes at the 2022 Met Gala

    2. Zoe Kravitz

    Zoe attends the 94th Academy Awards Ceremony

    3. Joaquin Phoenix

    Phoenix at the 78th Golden Globe Awards

    4. Hillary Duff

    Hilary Duff is seen on July 23, 2022 in Los Angeles, California

    5. Alyson Stoner

    Alyson Stoner visits the #IMDboat official portrait studio at San Diego Comic-Con

    6. Jared Leto

    Jared Leto attends the LuisaViaRoma for a Unicef event

    7. Molly Sims

    The National Eating Disorders Association helpline is 1-800-931-2237; for 24/7 crisis support, text “NEDA” to 741741.


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