03:12 PM EDT 03/02/2015
Eating Disorders and Struggles
Originally posted 02/20/2015 08:20AM
Los Angeles-based filmmaker and comedian Jessie Kahnweiler wants to put a humorous spin on what she says has long been a "taboo" topic: bulimia.
"I want to inspire people to ask questions," she tells PEOPLE of The Skinny – her forthcoming web series about a feminist comedian "living, loving and really trying to deal with an eating disorder."
She adds, "It's based on some girl that I know." And of course, that girl is a version of herself.
Originally posted 02/05/2015 05:45PM
Real World: Skeletons star Violetta Milerman opened up about her struggle with anorexia and bulimia after a roommate she had previously confided in shared her secret on Tuesday's episode.
Originally posted 02/03/2015 09:00AM
Monica Seles has talked about her struggle with Binge Eating Disorder in the past, but she's hoping to spread her message even more widely with a new public service announcement in conjunction with the Binge Eating Disorder Association and National Eating Disorders Association and pharmaceutical company Shire.
Originally posted 01/07/2015 10:00AM
Tallulah Willis was barely into her teens when she started to hate herself.
Originally posted 12/17/2014 04:10PM
Move over, Kim Kardashian. There's another star in love with her assets – though she does give you credit for being a booty-loving trailblazer.
Originally posted 12/06/2014 10:00AM
Demi Lovato has always been upfront about her body-image issues, and though she's more comfortable in her skin today, she still has insecurities – but boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama has helped her through them.
Originally posted 12/03/2014 02:50PM
Tara Reid is responding to the critics who are calling her too thin.
Originally posted 11/14/2014 06:15PM
"Beautiful," "alluring" and "graceful" are not words usually associated with eating disorders – serious, life-threatening illnesses that impact millions of people every year in the United States.
Originally posted 10/14/2014 05:30PM
After battling her own demons, Kesha is now facing the man she claims sexually, physically, verbally and emotionally abused her for a decade – her music producer Dr. Luke.
Originally posted 09/11/2014 08:00AM
Tallulah Willis is working to put her past struggles behind her.
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