The Addams Family star Christina Ricci turned into a bobble-head when she battled anorexia. She blamed her eating disorder on watching trash TV. "At the time that I was starting to diet and stuff, I saw this TV movie, and I thought, 'Ooh - anorexia. I could probably do that,'" Ricci told The Guardian newspaper in the UK (www.guardian.co.uk) in 2004.
American Idol's first winner Kelly Clarkson got criticized for her curves on the show, but the Texas native later admitted that she'd suffered from an eating disorder as a teen after missing out on a high school musical. "I thought...If I came back and I'm cuter and thinner...then I'll get the role," she told Cosmogirl.
Long before she met wife Ellen De Generes, Portia De Rossi fell victim to the Ally McBeal eating disorder curse. The Australian actress has talked openly about how the pressure in Hollywood to stay skinny encouraged her binge, purge and eat less than 300 calories a day.
A later 'Idol' alum, Katherine McPhee also admitted to suffering from anorexia as a teen. "It was how I dealt with emotions and uncomfortable situations. It was literally a drug," the reality show runner-up told People.
It's not just Idol's ex contestants who have made body issue confessions, ex-judge Kara DiGuardi says that rather than starving herself, she used to pig out when she was upset and eventually ended up in a treatment center for it.
Even after gastric bypass surgery, Sharon Osbourne said she still battled bulimia issues that haunted her for 35 years, telling horror stories of binge-eating at the family dinner table and making herself sick afterwards.
Always much skinnier that big sis Jessica, Ashlee Simpson admits that she had a brush with anorexia when she was practicing ballet as an 11-year-old. While she claims she's overcome her body issues, the singer often still looks startling skinny.
Not only did Sopranos star Jamie-Lynn Sigler open up about her eating disorder, but she made the brave move to become an ambassador for other troubled girls. "It is a tough thing to talk about it, but it is actually therapeutic for me," she told ET.
Sin City star Jessica Alba is famous for her great figure but even she says worried about her weight when she was younger. Alba realized that she had a problem when she dropped below 100 pounds and learned how to cook in an effort to stay slim but healthy.
Ginger Spice Geri Halliwell turned into Skeletal Spice after the band broke up and she got startling skinny. The British pop star explains that her problems were more to do with coping with life than issues with food or body image.
Millionaire twin Mary Kate Olsen reached an almost emaciated state before she admitted to having an eating disorder and finally sought treatment in 2004.
Spice Girl Victoria Beckham was all skin, bones and boobs for years and finally admitted that she flirted with anorexia in her book, Learning To Fly, where she says that she's been obsessed with her appearance in the past.
Jersey Shore star Snooki says she suffered from anorexia as a high school cheerleader and would only eat crackers or cucumber until she plummeted to 80 pounds and was forced to seek help.
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