While talking about eating disorder, one presumes women are only the subject of it. The stereotype completely excludes men from suffering from eating disorders. Eventually this makes it difficult for men to talk about the disorder if they are suffering from it. No matter what gender, eating disorder has ruined health of many people for several years. Following are the male celebrities experiencing eating disorders some time back, but they fought it back. Now look at them getting back in their life as powerful as they had been.
One of the greatest rappers, Eminem, was also one of the male celebrities experiencing eating disorders. His story about eating disorder started when he was undergoing weight loss plan after weighing 230 lbs due to excessive junk food. After fast food, he was obsessed with calorie counting and during this time he developed eating disorders. Fortunately, Elton John helped him through this disorder.
English comedian/actor/radio host/author Russell Brand went through a lot of controversies and tough times. Bulimia is one of them. When Brand was 11, he would binge eat and throw up. The young boy did not realize it was a form of eating disorder. He rather found it weird, but he went through it. Now he talks about it as one of the male celebrities experiencing eating disorders.
American attorney/author/activist, Brian Cuban was one of the 10-15% anorexic men. When he was a college student, Cuban decided he was fat. This was the time he suffered from eating disorder. He would throw up sticking his finger down his throat. Until he realized, he thought it was a normal thing to do. It even took Cuban three decades to confess this secret apart from not being able to get help due to shame.
The popular magician, Uri Geller, was one of the male celebrities experiencing eating disorders. He struggled with anorexia and bulimia when he was an adult. At first, he found it a right thing to throw up the whole load of cake he had just consumed. Later, he continued to do so. However, he later sought help after turning so weak that he was unable to stand on his own feet.
The Iron Man actor, Ashley Hamilton underwent eating disorder in addition to a number of issues like drugs and alcohol. As one of the male celebrities experiencing eating disorders, he expresses his opinion saying that busy people undergo eating disorder to divert their mind. He sought help but he still is battling with the eating disorder.
The most loved Game of Thrones character, handsome hunk Kit Harrington did not actually fight anorexia or bulimia. But while filming Pompeii, he had serious issues regarding his three session gym and obsession with calorie count. His gym instructor had to intrude him and say that he had an eating disorder and serious body dysmorphia tissues.
The Darkness’s singer/songwriter and lead guitarist, Justin Hawkins has gone through a lot of issues from drug addition to anorexia and bulimia. Around the same time that he went through cocaine addition, in 2000s, he revealed that he had eating disorders. Now that he has overcome his disorders and consumes vegan diet, he has re-established himself on the stage.
The undeniably greatest singer/songwriter/pianist Elton John was also one of the male celebrities experiencing eating disorders. He had suffered from bulimia for 16 years and also cocaine and alcohol additions. So, seeing the highly reputed star we can conclude that what seems outside might not be the truth inside.
Ron Saxon has worked as model and actor, but the confident Ron Saxon on outside has battled with serious eating disorder. Saxon was a teenager when he started suffering from anorexia. When he became a model, the disorder intensified because of the demand of his job. It took a long time for him to take help from professional. But now he has released a book about him going through the disorder.
We have heard about anorexia and bulimia a lot of times, but Gregg Valentino is one of the male celebrities experiencing eating disorders suffering from different sort of disorder. He suffered from bigorexia, the disorder in which one desired to get bigger. Gregg has won record for possessing largest arms in the world. It was bigorexia that made him bigger and he suffered from it for a decade.