Audrey Hepburn's Anorexia

Audrey Hepburn Anorexia

audrey hepburn anorexia: The biography of Audrey Hepburn and her weight issues. Read more on her relationship with her body and how her perennial thinness lasted throughout her life.

For most of her life, Audrey had a love hate relationship with food.

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Those who wrote about Audrey Hepburn's anorexia traced her eating habits and weight from her childhood.

Actually, she was chubby, loved eating and chocolate!

Diana Maychick writes in her book "An Intimate Portrait" that Audrey Hepburn was a chubby baby, with fat cheeks and roly-poly thighs.

She also reports that when Audrey was a toddler, she enjoyed Belgium chocolate so much that her mother told the kitchen help to hide the candy bars to prevent her daughter from gorging.

"Chocolate was my one true love as a child," Audrey said. "It wouldn't betray me. I've always said it was either chocolate or my nails in those years. There was a lot of anxiety."

Having survived near starvation during the war at her childhood, food became a luxury to her. She would simply stop eating during periods of stress and anxiety. Audrey Hepburn Anorexia

Impact of War Perhaps Leading to unwanted Anorexia

Many argue that Audrey Hepburn's Anorexia could have taken root due to the impact of war.