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Vogue confession: Many supermodels eat tissue paper to feel full while starving themselves

Thursday, May 09, 2013 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer
Tags: anorexia, supermodels, fashion industry

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(NaturalNews) The unseen, behind-the-scenes world of fashion, glamour, and the supermodels that don the latest from these on the covers of magazines is a whole lot darker than most people probably think it is. And the former editor of prominent fashion magazine Vogue Australia tells all in the new title The Vogue Factor, revealing the fact that many supermodels literally deprive themselves of vital nutrition and make themselves feel artificially satiated by eating tissue paper rather than actual food.

It is no secret that the fashion industry is highly competitive and cutthroat. Only the tallest, skinniest, and most attractive women, after all, stand any chance at success in the industry, which is why many of them are willing to go to extreme lengths to become and remain skinny. But the common approach of starving oneself of the nutrients needed for proper muscle growth, cellular regeneration, and brain maintenance, for instance, in order to look a certain way is not only unwise, but flat out dangerous - and it is costing many famous supermodels their health.

"You know how you read interviews where models insist that they eat a lot? Not true," explains Kirstie Clements, who worked as editor of Vogue Australia for 13 years prior to writing her new book. "The only way they can get that thin is to stop eating. They eat tissue paper to stave off the hunger pangs - literally ball it up and eat it."

Many malnourished, sleep-deprived celebrities rely on nutrient IV drips to survive

But this is hardly the worst of it. In Clements' shocking expose, it is revealed that many supermodels are so weak and malnourished because of their no-food lifestyles that they routinely have to be admitted to the hospital for an intravenous drip of nutrients. This is the same type of nutrient IV drip used by Rihanna, Simon Cowell, and many others in the entertainment industry who are so busy that they do not have time to eat nutritious, well-balanced meals.

"You might be starving, drunk and high, with dried-up kidneys and the liver of a 55-year-old alcoholic, but just as long as you can make it down the catwalk looking fabulous, who cares?" asks Imogen Edwards-Jones, author of the 2006 title Fashion Babylon, in facetious repudiation of this common fashion industry reality.

As alluring as it might be on the surface, in other words, the fashion industry is truly nothing more than a sick industry in many regards. It was not always this bad, according to industry insiders, but the intense pressure today on supermodels to keep up with industry trends of being insanely thin are rivaled by that of professional sports players and the constant pressure on them to "dope" in order to maintain unrealistic levels of athletic performance.

"Fashion isn't worth dying for, so let's start applying the normal health and safety standards to this sick industry," writes Joan Smith for the U.K.'s Independent.

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