My favorite British person (Bend It Like Beckham is my go-to sick day movie) seems fine now, but says the pressure to not be thin was almost too much for her.
I may relate to this because I was accused of starving myself nearly every day in High School, sometimes while I was eating. Thank god I filled out to the size of a Macy’s Day float at age 17.
“I knew I wasn’t anorexic,” the star of the upcoming Anna Karenina said. “But maybe my body is somehow not right. Or my face is not right. Or the way I speak is not right. When you’re going through a period where you’re really getting a lot of criticism, you go, ‘Maybe all this is right!’ You just kind of want to hide it all.”