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Filmmaker Jessie Kahnweiler Takes Ownership of Her Eating Disorder

Filmmaker Jessie Kahnweiler Takes Ownership of Her Eating Disorder

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.

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Reality Star's Eating Disorder Made Public by Angry Roommate

Real World: Skeletons' Violetta Milerman Opens Up About Her Eating Disorder

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.

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Monica Seles Opens Up About Binge Eating Disorder

Monica Seles Opens Up About Binge Eating Disorder

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.

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Tallulah Willis on Seeking Treatment: 'I Became My Own Worst Critic'

Tallulah Willis on Seeking Treatment: 'I Became My Own Worst Critic'

Originally posted 01/07/2015 10:00AM

Tallulah Willis was barely into her teens when she started to hate herself.

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Which Reality Star Helped Demi Lovato Love Her Body?

Demi Lovato: Kim Kardashian Helped Me Love My Butt, 'Revolutionized What's Accepted'

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.

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Demi Lovato: Boyfriend Wilmer Helped Me Deal with My Eating Disorder

Demi Lovato: Wilmer Valderrama Helped Me Deal with My Eating Disorder

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.

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Tara Reid Defends Skinny Bikini Shot: 'I Eat, I Eat, I Eat' (PHOTO)

PHOTO: Tara Reid Defends Her Weight After Sharing Skinny Bikini Shot

Originally posted 12/03/2014 02:50PM

Tara Reid is responding to the critics who are calling her too thin.

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Website Under Fire for Selling Pro-Eating Disorder T-Shirts

T-Shirt Company Under Fire For Selling Pro-Eating Disorder Merchandise

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.

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Kesha Accuses Producer of Sexual Assault

Kesha Accuses Dr. Luke of Sexual Assault

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.

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Tallulah Willis Has a 'Clear Head' Following Treatment, Says Source | Tallulah Belle Willis

Tallulah Willis Seems 'Committed to Staying Healthy' Following Treatment, Says Source

Originally posted 09/11/2014 08:00AM

Tallulah Willis is working to put her past struggles behind her.

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