"This shoot was less about beauty than about taking a risk and showing people a side of me they never have seen . . . Food is not what I use to anesthetize myself anymore."
— American Idol's Kara DioGuardi is one of five celebrities featured in Allure's special naked celebrity issue. In it, Kara discusses the pride she has in being able to strip down in front of a camera after struggling with an eating disorder in her early 20s. The other women appearing in the issue are Regina Hall, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Jessica Capshaw, and Colbie Caillat.