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Eva Longoria Was Praised For Starving Herself

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Eva Longoria sat down with my favorite doctor, Dr. Oz, to talk about…I have no idea, I didn’t watch the show, I don’t know what the topic was. But somehow, her divorce came up, the one from NBA star Tony Parker. And that’s when Ms. Longoria revealed something that made me so sad. She was so depressed over her divorce that she couldn’t eat — and started getting compliment on how skinny she got.

From the Doctor Oz show (via Radar):

I was not eating. I was depressed. I was sad. My diet was coffee. … So people kept saying, ‘You look amazing. Divorce agrees with you.’ And I was like, I don’t feel good. I have no energy. … I didn’t know I was depressed. I mean, I knew it was a sad moment in my life, but I wouldn’t categorize myself as depressed.

She went to the doctor to get some tests done. The results were,

[I] was just depleted of every vitamin. … [The doctor] said, ‘it’s as if somebody took a straw and sucked everything out of your body. You don’t have any iron, your liver’s overacting.’

That makes me so sad. This woman is actually malnourished and depressed but the important thing is that she’s skinnier than ever! It makes me wonder what is going on with Kate Bosworth and Angelina Jolie. I just want everyone to be happy. I just want it to be okay to not be skinny. The thing is though, looking at recent photos of Eva Longoria, she looks as skinny as ever. Well, okay, not as drastic as this photo, which was taken in November of 2010, the same month she divorced.

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I’m glad she’s feeling healthy again! Sorry about your show, Eva!

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  • I know the feeling. When I went through a rough patch I almost completely stopped eating and people were telling me how great I looked. It’s such awful reinforcement.

  • People praise Paltrow for the same thing. Paltrow says she exercises two hours a day, if you’re not a movie star you know what that’s called? Over-exercise disorder, yes. It’s an eating disorder not otherwise specified. I read that she can’t sit still during an interview and will break out in Yoda poses, so then the interviewers praise her for her dedication, that’s a sickness! Hello!!!! The uptight rigidity and rightness of diet and want to preach it to everyone? Yeah , that’s called orthorexia. Look it up. She’s a walking eating disorder and gets praised for it. Sick.

  • I have an eating disorder and I know how it is. :/ People always give compliments once the weight starts dropping. Then once they find out how, they wonder why you’d ever do such a thing. People are really stupid sometimes…