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Nicole Richie Is Not Anorexic

Nicole strikes back! When a nasty paparazzo yelled at her to eat, she stood up for herself and then called US Weekly to tell the tale. The only thing she is sick about is being told to eat. Of course the pictures in Star this week tell a different story. Here's more from US:

On the afternoon of August 12, Nicole Richie finally reached her boiling point. As the actress and a friend exited the Planet Blue boutique in Malibu, California, a photographer yelled out to her, “Nicole, you look disgusting. Gain some f—cking weight!” A little while later, a shaken Richie walked right up to the photographer’s window and, in tears, verbally confronted him. Richie talked to Us’s Ken Baker about what made her snap, how she’s taking control of her life and her hopes for a healthy and successful future.

“You don’t scream at people that they are overweight, so what makes people think that they have the right to scream at me that I am underweight? It’s upsetting and mean,” Nicole tells Us. “I am not anorexic. At the moment, I was just sick of everyone constantly bothering me about how I look. I walked up to the photographer and told him, ‘What if I really had anorexia? What if I had a disease? How would you feel about saying such horrible things?’ He probably just wanted to get a rise out of me, but I’m a human being and he hurt my feelings.”


sxyshandy sxyshandy 9 years
How did she really do it? It's so hard to shop for clothes when you're bigger.
professor professor 11 years
I don't think she looks gross just because she's thin; I think it's just a bad picture of her. And it's not appropriate to gang-up on someone and tell them to lose weight, so what makes it appropriate to tell someone to gain? No wonder women have no self-esteem, because fat or thin, they're never good enough. Women are already criticized enough everyday in this society, so you'd think they'd be supportive of each other instead of helping make the problem worse.
justsparkelz justsparkelz 11 years
im one of Nicole's biggest fans and i admit she does look terrible in this pic but she is trying to gain her weight
Hotgirl773 Hotgirl773 11 years
Imabeliever I dont know if this will help you cause like you said every one's body is different. But I started eating fish( I like talapia, salmon, some cat fish, and red snapper ) I would eat that when I got off of work in a small portion with either white rice or brown rice (white is better) season it to your tast and ad a little lite soy souce to the rice. But my trick was in the morning I would cook for the kid's and for my self I would have a big glass of water or orange juice. That would fill me up some times I would have a granola bar. Then at dinner I would be full from the rice & fish but to have family time I would make my plate, but I would just pick at it. And before dinner I also would drink a big glass of cold water to fill myself up. But I found that LIPTON'S GREEN TEE also helped a whole lot. They have all kinds of flavors. I would have like 5 cup's through out the day cause it was so good but dont add sugar & if you do not a lot, I used honey just to give it a little taste. Also I wouldn't eat after 8pm. I made it my gole some times I would cheat but we are aloud to right :-) And I found that the green tea did help alot. Also if you can stand it you can also eat raw skinned potatoes, or just plain grilled onion's. I hope this helps, and I know it may sound nasty or funny but honey let me tell you it work's. Maybe we can share different tip's. I hope this work's for you. And honey until it goes away Like I told my self "I might as well love my body cause for the men time it's not going any where" All women are beautiful, especially when we have given up our body's to give another life. Get in contact with me!!!
Imabeliever Imabeliever 11 years
I wish it was easy for me to lose weight and hard to put back on..if only THAT was my problem. I can gain 3 lbs in a day..yet I have to struggle and eat teeny tiny portion that leave me feeling starved and work out at 10 o'clock at night when the kids go to sleep to lose like an ounce!! In my early 20's I weighed 105lbs. The I hit 30 and my metabolism hit a wall. I began to quickly gain weight that I couldn't seem to lose and then came my first pregnancy..I struggled and sacrificed to try to get that weight off and when I was almost to my goal then second pregnancy hit. I day before I gave birth I was 200lbs. A year later I am at 160 and still hungry..hating my little bread plate sized portions. Everyone's body is different and life happens man. If you had told me at 23 than I would weight 160 some day I probably would have called you a liar and probably would have thought that I would rather kill myself then let that happen (20 yr old thought process)..I wouldn't even be able to imagine it. Now I am just going to be happy to EVER break the 160 mark. Give me Nicole Richie's problem any day..I would be first in line at 5 am at Krispy Kreme's and would take a long lunch at an all you can eat buffet and all the other things that I bitterly miss every meal!! Sorry I just needed to vent..I am hungry!
Hotgirl773 Hotgirl773 11 years
I think people should leave her alone. I recently lost about a good 45 pounds and now I'm back to my normal size after 2 kid's. And I know how she feels. You dont need people telling you to eat and you look nasty. That's just wrong. My husband's family are kind of bigger people and when I lost my weight they started making comment's to me like how much weight are you trying to loose, what are you doing to drop the weight soooo fast?, you are too little, on &on & on. Now I dont like even going to family events because I know I'm going to be made a mock of & It's not fair. Before I had kids I was 16 years old & weighed 112 pound's, after having my last child I was close to 168 pounds. I wasnt liking my body cause I wasnt used to being that big. Before I was doing 100 situp's, leg curls, and all day I would walk with leg weight's on my leg's and run up & down the stair's. But his family act's like they have forgotten how my body was before I had kid's. And when you are the target it realy does HURT. It is easy to loose weight, but it is very hard to gain it back. Now I'm 26, have 2 kid's and I weigh 120 pound's and yes I am happy. So I think every one should leave her alone. Maybe she like's the weight she is at or maybe (I hope not)she has went back to drug's. That's her choice it's her body not our's to say how she should look. So I am on her side, you have to do what you think is best for you. We arnt living her life & I know that's why we come here to talk about stars but SH*t people if you are so concerned about her then go down and find her and you pay for her food. I just wish people would should stop putting her down. If you cared then you would be more nicer to the girl. I am backing her 120% , if she is happy then I'm happier. She isn't dumb she knows how to take care of her self. Thing's will get better for her, we just don't know what she could be going through. And that's not our bussiness unless we are her friend's or she make's it our bussiness. LOVE YOU NIKKI!!!
avuee avuee 11 years
Plus most people with addictions are in denial they have a problem. They'll often compare themselves to others and say "oh I'm not as bad/I'm not as sick". At some point during the process, you reach your lowest point. Either you decide to get help or attempt to stick it out. The addiction is something you always believe you can control. You're never in control. It's controling you without even realizing it. Hopefully she will see the light. I only know this from experience. I in treatment/recovery for an Eating Disorder. And too, I thought I didn't have a problem. It's coming to the end for her. She needs to put on some weight. If she doesn't, she'll be dead before she knows it.
avuee avuee 11 years
Nicole is seriously underweight for her height. I read recently in I believe "US Weekly" that she's currently at (and I'm just trying to remeber) a mere 85 pounds. She should be at 105lb and according to the magazine, that is the "ideal" weight. But look at her!!!
sexygurlie18 sexygurlie18 11 years
wow that pic of her looks really bad .i dont know what to say about nicole i really like her and she does have a point its really rude for us to sit her and talk crap about her weight .i just hope she gets better
tabloidprincess tabloidprincess 11 years
It's so sad that hollywood thinks it's great to be THIS skinny.
jenna02 jenna02 11 years
she looks super-sick....i wouldnt even leave the house if i was that thin.....what is she thinkin..GAIN SOME WEIGHT! hell, if she thinks shes fat, i must be huge
sexyeyes sexyeyes 11 years
I almost threw up when I saw that picture... she looks disgusting and scary.... :-?
breakingheartsx3 breakingheartsx3 11 years
Wow, she really does look ill. :( I hope she's ok. That's really mean about what that paparazzi did to her, she must have a hard life :/
MizzLadee MizzLadee 11 years
Im trying to be civilized but I am dying to throw a Big Mac in her mouth.
AshleyBrook AshleyBrook 11 years
You know what, I am on Nicole's side on this! She may be underweight, and she has even said it herself that she is, but it's NOT because of annorexia. And some of the things people have been saying about her, even on here, are just flat out repulsive. Like she said, you wouldn't yell at someone for being overweight, so why would you to someone who is underweight? I know how it feels too. I am very thin myself, but naturally so due to a very fast metabolism. People are always coming up to be and saying the rudest things like, "Omg you're too something!" and they gossip that I'm bulimic. I do fricking eat...a lot too! And although I might be underweight by BMI standards, my doctor says I'm perfectly healthy. I happen to like my weight too. So screw people telling me to eat when they don't know shiiit. Anyways, some of you people are being so rude about Nicole. How do you know she's annorexic? You don't, so please don't assume and maybe have some consideration.
Adriana42 Adriana42 11 years
Then who is, Maryah Carey?
MonicaNichole03 MonicaNichole03 11 years
I definately understand where Nicole is coming from about the comments. I had a addiction to diet pills and took 12 metabolifes a day (the one with ephedra) and its a thin line between over board because people don't know what to say to you and they keep telling you how much weight you loss so you keep going and then they start telling you how horrible you are looking. it is a vicious cycle. luckily i am still fighting to this day not to go back to being that girl.
Padraigin Padraigin 11 years
The stomach looks either photoshopped or shot from a weird angle, but in the other pics all over the place from the same day, everything else looks exactly the same, including the droopy bikini bottoms.
soccer_obsessed soccer_obsessed 11 years
ewww why did i just eat my grandma looks better than that i need a nickname sign my guestbook with ideas :)
playsindirt playsindirt 11 years
It's amazing the girl can get laid, isn't it? If I was a guy I would be afraid she'd snap like a twig. Is it real or is it photoshopped? I would sue if it is.
Sue00 Sue00 11 years
Agree totally with shana 77. In other pics from the same day Nicole doesn't look anythng like this obviously photoshopped pic. Haven't these stupid editiors got any feelings for Nicole? How dumb was that question? They're just out to make money at the expense of others. What was I thinking?
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