Marie Osmond recalls how a producer who called her “fat” as a teenager led to body dysmorphia

Marie Osmond sheds mild on how damaging it may be to make feedback about somebody’s look.

The 63-year-old singer and tv character to Web page Six of the New York Put up {that a} producer as soon as scolded her for her weight whereas filming the favored Nineteen Seventies selection present Donny & Marie, which she and her brother Donny Osmond starred in as youngsters.

“On this lot I used to be taken out the again by a studio supervisor – and I am about 5 [feet]5 [inches] and about 103 kilos,” Osmond mentioned, recalling her weight on the time. “And he principally mentioned, ‘You are a shame to your loved ones. You are fats.'”

The message, she mentioned, was that “250 individuals would lose their jobs as a result of you may’t hold meals out of your fats face.”

That is when excessive weight-reduction plan grew to become “an actual deal for me,” she mentioned, and she or he dropped to “about 92 kilos.”

However later she had an “aha” second that taught her that “physique dysmorphia is an actual factor.”

“I used to be in [a] Becoming room, leaned over, placed on my tights, and in there was a lady altering her garments who was only a gaunt skeleton with pores and skin on her,” Osmond instructed Web page Six. “And I used to be similar to, ‘Oh my god, that is so sick,’ and I stood up and realized that the woman was me.”

Although Osmond received via “these actually powerful years” with assist from her mother and father, she’s nonetheless deeply concerned in meals tradition. She was spokesperson for meals system for years and not too long ago began a weight reduction program within the firm for ladies over 55.