The Detroit News
One graphic: Lucy Lawless' message to anorexics: "You think you're going to get respect, attention, blah blah blah, and it's quite the opposite."
'Warrior Princess' conquers bulimia Lucy Lawless, who battles evildoers in the show Xena: Warrior Princess, has a blunt message for anorexics. "To any girls out there who are thinking of it, or are just getting into it, just quit your bloody nonsense." Lawless says she is actually tired of hearing about the eating disorder. "I've got to say anorexia sort of bores me. You think you're going to get respect, attention, blah blah blah, and it's quite the opposite." Lawless says she speaks from experience. "I used to quite like bulimia. I used to think that was fun." Anorexics tend to starve themselves and exercise obsessively, while bulimics typically binge on food, then vomit or use laxatives to purge themselves. [snip]
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