Megan McKenna reveals she suffered from physique dysmorphia


Megan McKenna has opened up about physique dysmorphia.

Megan McKenna body dysmorphia

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The former The Only Way Is Essex star appeared on ITV’s Lorraine earlier nowadays to speak about her look on X Issue: Celebrity.

Speaking to presenter Christine Lampard, the reality star revealed that she thinks she may perhaps have suffered from physique dysmorphia in the previous, a mental overall health situation that leads a individual to be concerned more than elements of their look.

Admitting that she has gone by way of therapy because moving on from reality Television and lately got rid of her lip fillers, the star stated, “Honestly I appear back at myself and feel, ‘oh my god what was I considering?’

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“I feel I had a huge dose of physique dysmorphia. I really feel like what I would like to say to my younger self is ‘you truly will need to accept the way you appear. This Instagram factor, seeking on the web, wanting to appear like other folks, I was undertaking that.

“You shed oneself.”

“Now I really feel like I looked awful,” she continued. “My mum utilised to say to me each morning, ‘Megan your lips, they are so major.’

“I was noticing, each write-up was about my major lips and not my music which was heartbreaking to me,” added the aspiring musician, who topped the iTunes charts back in 2017 with her very first single.

Speaking about taking element in the celebrity version of ITV singing competitors X Issue, Megan stated: “I would like to be signed by a big label, go on a globe tour and be a worldwide superstar…

“The song I’m going to be singing (on Saturday) is about my dream in common. The knock backs I’ve had, the hundred ‘nos’ I’ve had. It only requires one particular individual to recognise you and give you that opportunity.

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“I’ve auditioned twice just before but I preserve saying to everybody, ‘third time lucky’.”

Adding that she has ditched nights out for far more chilled residence time, she stated, “My weekends for a incredibly lengthy time now have been about steaming (my vocal chords) staying in with my pals, watching motion pictures.

“That is the way forward for me.”


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