Critics have slammed supermodel Kate Moss for her stay-skinny motto.
Kate Moss is in trouble again for igniting the debate on size zero and encouraging anorexia.
Critics have said that Kate’s recent comments about how she keeps her figure are dangerous and could encourage young girls to become anorexic or bulimic.
In an interview with Women’s Wear Daily Kate, 35, was asked if she lived by any mottos, she said, ‘There are loads of mottos. There’s “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels“. That’s one of them.’
But then Kate added, ‘You try and remember, but it never works.’
Model Katie Green, who launched the Say No To Size Zero campaign, four months ago, said, ‘There are 1.1million eating disorders in the UK alone. Kate Moss‘ comments are likely to cause many more.
She added, ‘If you read any of the pro-anorexia websites they go crazy for quotes like these.’
In a recent survey by the Exeter-based Schools Health Education Unit last month, it was revealed that that a majority of teenage girls – and 40 per cent of ten and 11-year-olds – believed they needed to slim but few were actually overweight. And that teenage girls are routinely missing two meals a day because they believe they need to lose weight.
The survey also showed that 26 per cent of 14 and 15-year-olds often don’t eat breakfast, 22 per cent skip lunch and 10 per cent regularly go without either.
TV and Radio presenter Denise Van Outen also criticised Kate Moss for her comments, ‘Kate Moss is talking out of her size zero backside,’ she said.
Denise, 35, who is pregnant with her first child, told The Sun, ‘Having been in the industry for so long, she knows the impact her comment will have on vulnerable young women.’
She warned women against starving themselves, ‘After I have my baby I’ll lose weight through healthy eating and exercise. The sensible way.’
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