The screen legend and storied activist said bulimia ravaged her life, and that even once she hit her 40s, she thought: "If I keep on like this, I'm going to die."
"In my early 60s, I’m going against what my generation was taught to do — keep our secrets to ourselves."
"In those days, it was virtually unheard of for men to have eating disorders ― especially bulimia."
The actress said the wardrobe sessions "made me really insecure."
My life of red carpets, hit TV shows ... and losing a tooth from purging!
“It’s not a choice to have an eating disorder...but everyone, I believe, can get better."Need help? Call the National Eating Disorders Association's confidential Helpline at 1-800-931-2237. #NEDAwareness
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