•   
  •   

Entertainment Mel C reveals how she struggled with an eating disorder and depression

05:06  28 september  2020
05:06  28 september  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Showers and thunderstorms to end the week

  Showers and thunderstorms to end the week Drought-stricken communities in central Australia are preparing to welcome a season's worth of during the next few days.The first wave of rain and storms will soak a broad area of southern and central Australia today, before spreading across some inland districts of Victoria, NSW, and Queensland this weekend.

Melanie said she was ' struggling to get out of bed' and was 'very teary' at the depths of her depression before she sought help in 2000 during Mel has revealed that the lead track on her new solo album, Who I Am, was inspired by her battle with an eating disorder , which developed at the

Mel C has opened up about her past struggle with depression , an eating disorder and obsessive exercising. Mel C was diagnosed with depression in 2000. STORY: Mel C reveals how she developed a The singer has previously been outspoken about her struggle with eating disorders .

Emma Bunton, Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm, Melanie Chisholm are posing for a picture: MailOnline logo © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo

Melanie C has spoken of how she 'struggled' with an eating disorder and depression after the pressures of her Spice Girls fame 'pushed her to the point of illness'.

The 46-year-old, who rose to prominence as Sporty Spice in the hugely successful nineties pop group, described how she found the lows of fame 'devastatingly hard'.

Mel, who was 20 when she responded to an advert to form a girl group in 1994, told how she had 'everything' she had 'ever dreamed of' but was 'desperately unhappy'.

Inside the VERY complicated lives of the Curry-Kenny clan

  Inside the VERY complicated lives of the Curry-Kenny clan They were once Australia's sporting golden couple but Lisa Curry and Grant Kenny have lived very complicated lives since they burst into the spotlight in the 1980s. Lisa, 58, and Grant, 57, have enjoyed fame, raised three children, celebrated financial and athletic success and experienced heartbreak with the collapse of their marriage more than a decade ago. require(["inlineoutstreamAd", "c.

Former Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm has told how she was offered £2 million to rejoin the group. The remaining trio hope to launch a TV talent show to fill After depression , an eating disorder and the ‘catastrophic’ breakup of her relationship, the last thing Mel C needed, she reveals , was the madness

Melanie Chisholm has spoken out about the battle she faced while a part of the 90s pop band, explaining her extreme self-consciousness at the age of 20 I developed an eating disorder . ‘I was in the spotlight, being photographed constantly, and I started to become self-conscious of my body image.

Melanie Chisholm posing for a picture: Open: Melanie C, 46, has spoken of how she 'struggled' with an eating disorder and depression after the pressures of her Spice Girls fame 'pushed her to the point of illness' on Sunday (pictured February 2020) © Provided by Daily Mail Open: Melanie C, 46, has spoken of how she 'struggled' with an eating disorder and depression after the pressures of her Spice Girls fame 'pushed her to the point of illness' on Sunday (pictured February 2020)

Speaking to The Observer, she said: 'The lows of being famous were devastatingly hard.'

She continued: 'It pushed me to the point of illness. I was struggling with an eating disorder and suffering from depression.

'I had everything I'd ever dreamed of, and was desperately unhappy. It's often forgotten that people in the public eye are human.'

Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell posing for the camera: Fame: Mel, who was 20 when she responded to an advert to form a girl group in 1994, told how she had 'everything' she had 'ever dreamed of' but was 'desperately unhappy' (pictured 1996 L-R Mel C, Victoria Beckham, Mel B, Emma Bunton and Geri Halliwell) © Provided by Daily Mail Fame: Mel, who was 20 when she responded to an advert to form a girl group in 1994, told how she had 'everything' she had 'ever dreamed of' but was 'desperately unhappy' (pictured 1996 L-R Mel C, Victoria Beckham, Mel B, Emma Bunton and Geri Halliwell)

The 1996 Wannabe hitmaker, mother to 11-year-old Scarlet who she shares with her ex Thomas Starr, described how she was 'ashamed' to accept help and 'could see not way out'.

Study aims to identify genes that may trigger anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating disorders

  Study aims to identify genes that may trigger anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating disorders Researchers in Australia are aiming to identify hundreds of genes that may influence a person's risk of developing an eating disorder. Professor Martin is the lead investigator in Australia."By identifying the genes it will lead us to understand the neurochemical pathways and by understanding those, pharmaceuticals can be designed, or perhaps they already exist that will target those pathways and provide much better treatment," he said."All we have at the moment to treat these is just general antidepressants which work for some people but often they don't.

She was part of one of the most famous bands in the world - but Melanie Chisholm has revealed how she should have left the Spice Girls sooner for the sake of I was struggling being in the company of the girls. READ MORE: Melanie C banned diet talk around daughter after her own eating disorder .

MEL C has revealed she used sport and alternative therapies to help cure her eating disorder . The Spice Girl, now 42, admitted she struggled with her I developed an eating disorder . “I was in the spotlight, being photographed constantly, and I started to become self-conscious of my body image.”

However the songstress revealed how 'when the time came' she sought professional help and has urged others to get to the point when they are 'ready' to receive help.

Melanie said she was 'struggling to get out of bed' and was 'very teary' at the depths of her depression before she sought help in 2000 during a trip to LA with her family.

Melanie Chisholm standing in front of a building: Honest: The singer, who was dubbed Sporty Spice because of her athletic style, combated her depression through a mixture of therapies, acupuncture and medication (pictured February 2020) © Provided by Daily Mail Honest: The singer, who was dubbed Sporty Spice because of her athletic style, combated her depression through a mixture of therapies, acupuncture and medication (pictured February 2020)

Speaking to The Mirror, she said: 'I didn't have the will any longer to stay in this life.

'That is when I decided to go and see my GP... the first thing he wanted to address was my depression.

'It was a massive relief to me. I just thought I was going mad, it had a name, it was something you could be helped with... recover from.'

The singer, who was dubbed Sporty Spice because of her athletic style, combated her depression through a mixture of therapies, acupuncture and medication.

Mental Health Chief: There Is ‘No Doubt’ People Will Suffer Coronavirus ‘PTSD’

  Mental Health Chief: There Is ‘No Doubt’ People Will Suffer Coronavirus ‘PTSD’ Seven months ago, as most Americans began self-isolating to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many wondered: what will this do to our mental health? Experts warned of psychological fallout; reports told of an increase in anxiety and depressive disorders. Social distancing restrictions have eased since then, or evaporated altogether. But the pandemic still rages, protesters take to the street most every night in major cities, and Americans’ fears about the integrity of the impending election continue to swell. We feel unsafe, adrift, and burned out. People want to know: will we be OK?Surely Dr. Joshua A.

Having her doubts: Mel C has revealed that she worried the Spice Girls reunion could ‘make her sick again’ as she details her past struggles with depression and an eating disorder . Explaining how she deals with her festering emotions, Mel said: ‘Sometimes I am really, really angry - someone can

'Therapy is b****y great:' Mel C reveals she 'felt like she was going mad' before she was diagnosed with depression and admits her mental health is The pop superstar also spoke candidly about her own struggles with an eating disorder have changed the way she discusses body image with her

Melanie Chisholm, Emma Bunton, Melanie Brown sitting posing for the camera: 'I'm proud': Addressing the lyrics on her new single, 'When I look in the mirror, I finally like what I see', the mother-of-one [L] noted she had come a long way in her journey of self-acceptance (pictured 1998) © Provided by Daily Mail 'I'm proud': Addressing the lyrics on her new single, 'When I look in the mirror, I finally like what I see', the mother-of-one [L] noted she had come a long way in her journey of self-acceptance (pictured 1998)

Mel has revealed that the lead track on her new solo album, Who I Am, was inspired by her battle with an eating disorder, which developed at the peak of her fame.

She told Stellar Magazine: 'I started exercising obsessively, I stopped eating properly, and I began to become very, very ill.'

Melanie explained that she grew up as a 'confident and ambitious' child - but that all changed when her image was constantly scrutinised as part of the Spice Girls.

She revealed that it was around the millennium when she began feeling 'low' and struggled to get out of bed, despite her jam-packed schedule.

Melanie continued: 'I was really worried for my sanity. I was binge-eating, as well. I went to my doctor, and he said to me, 'The first thing you need to address is your depression', and I never thought for one second that I could be depressed.'

Mel C: Fame can be devastatingly hard

  Mel C: Fame can be devastatingly hard Mel C finds being famous "devastatingly hard" at times, as she says she has struggled with an eating disorder and depression due to the pressures of being in the spotlight.The 46-year-old singer - whose full name is Melanie Chisholm - shot to fame in the 1990s as a member of the Spice Girls, and has said the pressures of fame pushed her into struggling with an eating disorder and depression.

Mel C aka Sporty Spice was known for her rock-hard abs and sporty appearance in addition to her vocal I developed an eating disorder ,” Mel C told BBC Good Food via Entertainment Tonight. Leaked footage of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War multiplayer gameplay revealed some key details

A mother who restored her grime-ridden grouting to perfect condition with a gel from Bunnings has saved 0 by shunning cleaners and doing the job herself. Mel C reveals how she struggled with an eating disorder and depression after finding the 'lows' of Spice Girls fame 'devastatingly hard'.

When she realised she was suffering from depression, that's when Melanie's 'road to recovery began'.

a little girl walking on a beach: Family: The 1996 Wannabe hitmaker is mother to 11-year-old Scarlet who she shares with her ex Thomas Starr © Provided by Daily Mail Family: The 1996 Wannabe hitmaker is mother to 11-year-old Scarlet who she shares with her ex Thomas Starr

Addressing the lyrics on her new single, 'When I look in the mirror, I finally like what I see', the mother-of-one noted she had come a long way in her journey of self-acceptance.

'I've come to realise that I shouldn't regret anything. I should be proud because I survived that and that's what compels me to share it with people,' she said.

However Melanie revealed how a Spice Girls reunion is 'something' all five, including her along with Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell and Mel B,  would 'want to do'.

She told how the five met at Geri's house following the easing of lockdown restrictions and said how the group are 'closer' than they have been in a long time.

Melanie described the girl band as a 'huge dysfunctional family' who share a 'bond' that is unbreakable.

If you have been affected by this story, you can call Beat on 0808 801 0677 or visit www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk or call the Samaritans on 116 123 or visit www.samaritans.org.

Melanie Chisholm, Melanie Brown, Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton posing for the camera: Chart-topping group: Mel C rose to fame with the Spice Girls (pictured L-R: Mel, Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, Mel B and Geri Horner in 2018) © Provided by Daily Mail Chart-topping group: Mel C rose to fame with the Spice Girls (pictured L-R: Mel, Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, Mel B and Geri Horner in 2018) Read more

The Roar’s NRL expert tips and predictions: Finals Week 1 .
A health pandemic, a shortened season and 20 rounds of intriguing footy later, the NRL finals are finally upon us. Here are The Roar’s NRL expert tips and predictions for this weekend’s qualifying and elimination finals. There was a time when this day never looked like it was going to come, but now, with cases low in New South Wales and Queensland, it can be said with some relative certainty that we are going to get a finals series.

usr: 0
This is interesting!