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6 Celebrities Who Have Struggled With Eating Disorders

It's no secret that women in Hollywood are under an enormous amount of pressure.

From fulfilling high-profile jobs to being in the constant eye of the paparazzi, it's no wonder why many of them are so concerned about their appearances on and off the screen.

This hyper awareness of both body and beauty image on a daily basis can oftentimes lead to self-destructive habits and illnesses, like eating disorders.  

According to the Mayo Clinic, one of the major causes of eating disorders is society.

"Peer pressure and what people see in the media may fuel this desire to be thing," the website states. 

And while it's not easy to admit having an eating disorder — especially to a large public audience — it's important to spread awareness and empower others in similar situations that it's okay to seek help when you need it.

Check out the gallery above to learn more about six famous women who you may have never known battled an eating disorder at one point.

For more information on how to find help and support regarding eating disorders, click here.

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