Celebrities with eating disorders are often raked through the coals by the entertainment press, their every ‘scarily skinny!’ photo published and, if in recovery, their every siting analyzed for signs of relapse. That is, for a while—then we move on to the next A-list actress (slash reality TV contestant slash monarch slash pop star) who might have an eating issue (and drive tabloid sales).
So what’s happened to the once-famously anorexic after they’ve left the public consciousness (or at least warrant only the occasional Ok! magazine cover)? Let’s take a look at some infamously eating-disordered celebs, and how they’re doing now (most of these have happy endings, I promise!).