Black Swan – Eating Disorder Porn?

The new movie, “Black Swan,” is all about the world of ballerinas and the world of competitive dancing.

Natalie Portman‘s character not only shows signs of anorexia—she’s also bulimic. How can this not seem glamorous to teens and women seeing the movie since? Natalie’s character also totally loses it in a crazy downward spiral.

For their roles in the movie, both Natalie and Mila Kunis lost about 20 pounds each—a lot considering that they are both very petite to begin with. Mila famously spoke out on hating how she looked and felt while filming. “I went down to 95 pounds. I weigh 117 usually, like today. I looked like Gollum,” she says. “It took me five months to lose 20 pounds, but it took me just five days—days!—to gain it all back.”

My thoughts? This isn’t a movie I’ll be going to, nor will I be taking my daughters. Why add one more trigger?

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