‘Riverdale’ Star Camila Mendes Admitted She Struggled With an Eating Disorder

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By Editor October 23, 2017 13:44

‘Riverdale’ Star Camila Mendes Admitted She Struggled With an Eating Disorder

‘Riverdale’ Star Camila Mendes Admitted She Struggled With an Eating Disorder

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“I can say from experience that eating disorders are serious mental illnesses,” the Brazilian star wrote. “Growing up, I watched my big sister suffer from one for many years, and I’ve experienced periods of my life when I’ve suffered symptoms as well.”

The 23-year old actress wants to bring awareness to how serious the disorder is, writing, “I’m joining Project HEAL to help break the stigma associated with eating disorders.”

Mendes will be attending the organization’s upcoming gala this weekend where the organization be auctioning off a day on the set of Riverdale.

The actress plays Veronica Lodge on the CW series, which is loosely based on the Archie comics.

For more information on Project HEAL, click here.

Source:Latina

 

 

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By Editor October 23, 2017 13:44

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