March 30, 2017  

Hilary Duff Stopped Starving Herself Due to Concerned Mum's Comments

November 3, 2010 (6:51 am) GMT
The newlywed, who admits she was dangerously skinny at 17, says that she rethought her diet after the mother of a fan came up to her and asked, 'Are you OK? Are they not feeding you?'
Hilary Duff

The concerned mum of a fan helped see sense when she was starving herself to stay thin - her comments made the actress/singer rethink her diet. The star has revealed she was dangerously skinny at 17 after mean comments about her weight started to get to her and she took drastic action to stay thin.

The newlywed "So Yesterday" singer tells the new issue of Health magazine, "I literally ate nothing but steamed vegetables and broiled or grilled chicken, with nothing else. I was touring all the time, traveling everywhere, and I felt so run down. Not giving your body enough of what it needs is really dangerous. I regret it because I don't think I was happy then."

"At the time, I felt almost proud of being skinny, but one day the mother of a fan came up to me and said, 'Are you OK? Are they not feeding you?' After that, all of a sudden, I stopped being as concerned about everything. It wasn't a big intervention or anything. I got off tour and changed. I started hanging out with my friends and cooking and had a more normal life."

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Justin Theroux Joins 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'
  2. Mischa Barton Reveals Emotional Abuse and Blackmail by Ex-Boyfriend Who Leaked Her Sex Tape
  3. Jordan Peele Eyed to Direct Manga Adaptation 'Akira'
  4. 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 New Teaser Shows 'Long Walk' to the Throne
  5. 'Avengers' Helmer Joss Whedon to Direct, Write and Produce 'Batgirl'
  6. Beyonce Is Making $500K Nursery for Her Unborn Twins
  7. Mariah Carey Is Spending Too Much Money on Toyboy Bryan Tanaka
  8. Amber Rose Is Joining Secret Online Dating App