Category Archives: Media Madness

Yoplait Removes Eating Disorder Triggering Commercial

I heard the news of this commercial Yoplait commercial that was pulled after receiving pressure from the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) from several people and finally had a chance to see it this morning. My reaction; 1) No shit this is … Continue reading

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Eating Disorders: A social disease?

Not all — but a large population of today’s eating disorders stem from our societies focus on body image and weight. Let’s face it — our society is nuts. We accept the fact that “Plus-Sized” models are now size 8-16. … Continue reading

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Pro Anorexia “Hoax” — Ex Big Brother star Kenneth Tong has way too much time on his hands.

Thanks to SS for keeping me abreast of this story over the past week. I contemplated writing about this dude, but didn’t because I figured it was a waste of breath, and less publicity would make him go away faster. But todays … Continue reading

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Urban Outfitters T-Shirt promotes Pro-Ana Movement

It seems “eating less” is cool these days according to Urban Outfitters. I guess it’s their hip and trendy response to the whole “obesity crisis” but perhaps they should ponder the repercussions of placing this shirt in their stores modeled … Continue reading

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Lane Bryant Skelton “Spoof” Makes Fun Of Eating Disorders

Hi Guys, no time to post commentary, will do so in the comments, please go here to reach the story. Lane Bryant Skelton Commercial Is Unfricken Real UPDATE: 5/26/10 I am told I have been foiled (along with Huffington Post … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga Makes Hilarous Eating Disorder Joke

When Lady Gaga was recently asked by the magazine if there’s anything special she does to maintain her figure, other than dancing a lot and possibly hitting the gym as well every once in a while,  Gaga’s answer was as … Continue reading

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Oprah’s Inside Rehab Reality Show To Be Filmed At Shades of Hope

Tipsters informed us of the location of Oprah’s Inside Rehab program, Shades of Hope Treatment Center in Buffalo Gap, Texas. This treatment facility is where the program “Ruby” was filmed, shown at left with Oprah herself. Read more about it … Continue reading

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Reality TV & Eating Disorders: Can we all just get along?

Join the discussion on Facebook here Have you been contacted by the producers and/or casting agents of Oprah’s Inside Rehab, E! What’s Eating You, or The Biggest Loser’s producers yet to be named show? If yes, I would like to … Continue reading

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‘Department of Advertising Correction’ political billboards

Thank you tipster Candice for this story from East London where the Department of Advertising Correction is in full pursuit. A white utility van emblazoned with the logo of the “Shoreditch Department of Advertising Correction” has been taking over political … Continue reading

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