Fan Post Reveals Taylor Swift's Eating Disorder Struggle, Lady Gaga Reacts

Ashabi Azeez
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After a fan made a post of a resurfaced clip about singer Taylor Swift's eating disorder and struggle, Lady Gaga expressed her support. Gaga hopped on the comment section to show that she was in tandem with Swift's bravery.

Swift's Eating Disorder Revealed By Fan Post

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According to Buzzfeed, the resurfaced clip was from Swift's 2020 documentary Miss Americana. In the clip, the Willow singer talked about her eating disorder. Swift said she did not care if someone said she gained weight. The singer continued that it was what made her life better. In the clip, she pointed out that she was size six instead of size 00.

Swift Did Not Initially Know She Was dealing With An Eating Disorder

The songstress continued that it was not how her body was supposed to be. However, she did not understand it at that time. Swift said she would have defended her body if anyone said they were concerned.

Swift Defied The Beauty Standards

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The Cardigan singer added that she would have questioned them because she eats. However, the singer pointed out that she exercised a lot and was not eating. "There's always some standard of beauty that you are not meeting." She added. 

Lady Gaga Was Full Of Support

A lot of fans took to the comment to show their support, and music icon, Lady Gaga showed she was impressed by Swift's take. "That's really brave everything you said," the Telephone singer wrote. Gaga had previously talked about her battle with anorexia and bulimia.

She Once Dealt With Similar Issues

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She shared that she started struggling with them at the age of 15. In 2013, Gaga shared that she was not very confident. The Chromatic singer continued that she wanted to be a skinny ballerina. Instead, she was a voluptuous Italian girl whose father served meatballs every night. 

Gaga Revealed Her Battle With Bulimia and Anorexia 

In 2013, Gaga revealed her struggles with eating disorders in the past. She shared the story at a young woman conference hosted by Maria Shriver. The Poker Face singer said she used to throw up when she was in high school.

On Dealing With Her Diet

Gaga also once told Z100's Elvis Duran about her diet. The singer shared she was dieting after gaining 25 pounds. The weight came from eating pizza and pasta, and also from eating at her father's restaurant. At that time, the singer continued that she had to constantly be on a strict diet when she was on tour. Since it was a vigorous show, she tends to get muscular and bulk up. However, she shared that she was trying to find a new balance. 

The Body Revolution

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Gaga fought back against media critiques on her Little Monsters social media site. The page was titled A Body Revolution 2013. She shared images of herself in her underwear. It was captioned, "Bulimia and anorexia since I was 15." She added that with the pictures she has joined the body revolution.

Gaga Took A Step To Encourage Others

The Bad Romance singer added it was to inspire bravery and breed compassion. The singer's remarks came as a response to media pokes on her body. Kelly Osbourne also joined by guessing she was pregnant when she uploaded a picture.