Madison Beer talks body shaming about her eating habits
Madison Beer bravely speaks out about the devastating effects of body shaming.
The singer became famous in 2012 after pop star Justin Bieber shared a link to one of her covers. However, along with his success in the music industry, the star has also come under scrutiny from the public, which has led to the star being targeted with nasty comments on social media.
Madison Beer talks about the effects of body-shaming comments on her eating habits
Looking back on the time when he gained viral fame at a young age, he recalls how the sudden revelation led to people knocking on his door that night, all vying for an interview. Despite the excitement, the young star quickly learned about the dark side of fame and the impact of online hate.
In an interview with TODAY’s Donna Farizan, the 24-year-old spoke candidly about the public scrutiny, intimidation and harassment she’s faced since. Confess to him struggles with body dysmorphiathe songwriter shared that she’s been struggling lately because “a lot of people were so negative about my body when I was younger.”
The “Dangerous” singer explained: “I grew up pretty happy. I thought I had a nice body. But it was very hurtful to me when I was young to hear endless comments that it wasn’t.
According to the Mayo Clinic, body dysmorphia is a mental health disorder that causes a person to obsess over perceived flaws or defects in their appearance. The “Louder Than Words” actress revealed that she has been restricting her meals lately and not eating enough.
In addition, during this challenging time, she came across a hurtful comment on social media that read: “Someone needs to tell her to stop eating and put down her fork.” Beer explained his thoughts on the matter, saying:
“I’m getting to a place where I feel more confident, but it sucks and it’s really hurtful when people have no idea what you’re going through behind closed doors.”
Despite the challenges, she encouraged her younger fans to limit their screen time, believing “life is compact.” He also shared his views on how society should move forward and not be so quick to give up and pull each other down.
The “Life Support” singer talks about traumatic experiences with nude photos and suicide attempts
During an appearance on the “Call Her Daddy” podcast, the “Todrick” star shared some of the most challenging moments in her life, including her struggles with getting her nude photos and videos public and her suicide.
As reported by The Blast, when she was just 15 years old, her nude video was leaked online and quickly went viral. Although he tried to move on, the incident had a lasting effect on him, and he spoke on the podcast about how the memory still affects him.
The “Melodies” singer made it public that he made the intimate content only when he was 13 or 14 years old. She explained that she sent the videos to a boy she liked who was traveling between Los Angeles and her hometown.
He also suspected that she was using an app to record the Snapchat videos she sent him. “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” guest judge put it this way:
“I just didn’t think the person I was sending this stuff to would ever think of something like that because he was someone I’d known all my life. I was wrong.”
The “Good Mythical Morning” guest star revealed that 2019 is burdened by memories of being sexually abused at a young age, and the leak led to self-harm and suicidal thoughts.
He also attempted suicide twice – the first at the age of 16 – but was thankful that he did not succeed. He softened the experience in his memoir, “The Half of It.” An excerpt from the book, obtained by PEOPLEhe tells how he stood on his balcony and considered jumping off.
Beer shared, “I don’t think I jumped. It was more that I knew I could do it – there was a way out if it got to be too much. Still, I lingered there for a long time, chilled by the fact that I wasn’t so afraid of being so high up.