Wednesday, 29 December 2010

I'd Die to Be a Model !

Nearly all women envy them ! Their looks ! Their dress size ! Their lifestyle ! But not all is perfect in the modeling world. The glitzy lifestyle we see on such programmes as America's Next Top Model and Project Runway mask the true severity of a underlining problem. 
The hidden issue surrounding the fashion and modeling world was brought to everyones attention when in September 2007 Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani's photographs of anorexic model Isabella Caro were used in an advertising campaign to highlight and promote awareness of anorexia.

French model Isabella appeared on C4's Supersize vs Superskinny which aired on 11 March 2008, in which she spoke to journalist Anna Richardson about her anorexia.Caro was hospitalized for the first time when she was 20. At her worst, in 2006, she slipped into a coma, weighing just 55 pounds (25 kg). The doctor said she wouldn't survive the coma but she did.Caro was also interviewed in the second episode of TV documentary series, The Price of Beauty, which Jessica Simpson and her two best friends Ken Pav├ęs and CaCee Cobb travel all over the world to explore the meaning of true beauty. Jessica would like to know how female models for fashion modeling have become obsessed with being skinny as one of bad beauty regimes.
Today it was announced that Isabella Caro died on 17th November 2010 at the age of 28, Her longtime acting instructor, Daniele Dubreuil-Prevot, told that Caro died after returning to France from a job in Tokyo. Dubreuil-Prevot said she did not know the cause of death but that Caro "had been sick for a long time," referring to her anorexia.

R.I.P Isabella Caro

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