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Zoë Kravitz Opens Up About Her Eating Disorder And Fame

Growing up Kravitz.

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I don't think anyone knows how funny we are. It's like this whole thing where people think we're so cool and hippie and wear velvet...but we're the fucking nerdiest people.

Kravitz says her parents tried to give her a normal childhood and aren't afraid to let her know what's up. But, there were still moments when fame would crack the surface.
[My dad] would come pick me up from school sometimes when he was in town in a sports car and a netted shirt, and I'd be like, 'Ugh.'
I had a really hard time when I was 16, 17, 18. I started with the eating disorder in high school…Just [a hard time] loving myself.
'I think it was part of being a woman, and being surrounded by [fame],' she explains, before backtracking: 'I don't think it was about the fame, but I think it was definitely about being around that world, seeing that world. I felt pressured.'
My mother's a...,' she says, hesitating, '...beautiful woman, and I think, in some way, I felt intimidated by that sometimes.' Also: 'My dad dated a lot of supermodels,' she laughs.

She's since tackled her demons, accepted her insecurities, and is focusing on her career and remaining healthy.
I feel like something has left my body, like some part of me is gone now, something that was making me so insecure. And it feels amazing.