Riverdale's Camila Mendes Has Opened Up About Her Personal Struggle With Eating Disorders & She's An Absolute Hero

24 October 2017, 16:43

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This comes after her co-star, Lili Reinhart, opened up about being sexually assaulted.

Riverdale’s Camila Mendes has taken time out from her busy schedule to draw attention to a seriously important issue. 

Addressing the stigma surrounding eating disorders, an announcement which was posted to her Instagram told fans that she was joining forces with Project HEAL. 

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A post shared by Camila Mendes (@camimendes) onOct 15, 2017 at 5:43pm PDT

Project HEAL are a non-profit organisation which helps people deal with eating disorders and allows them to afford treatment. 

She also opened up about her personal struggle with an eating disorder: “I can say from experience that eating disorders are serious mental illnesses. Growing up, I watched my big sister suffer from one for many years, and I’ve experienced periods of my life when I’ve suffered symptoms as well”.

 

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A post shared by Camila Mendes (@camimendes) onOct 19, 2017 at 3:08pm PDT

Her aim with this campaign is to break the stigma surrounding eating disorders and she’s doing so by “auctioning off a day on the Riverdale set”. 

Right then - where do we bid?

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