Mary-Kate Olsen being treated for eating disorder: report
June 23, 2004
NEW YORK — Mary-Kate Olsen, the brunette half of the Olsen twins
entertainment empire, has entered a treatment facility "to seek
professional help for a health-related issue," her publicist said
US actors Mary-Kate (R) and Ashley Olsen |
Photo - AFP
Us Weekly and People magazines reported that Olsen has an eating
disorder and entered the unidentified treatment center during the
past few days.
Olsen's publicist, Michael Pagnotta, would not comment on those
Us Weekly said Olsen is anorexic.
Mary-Kate and her sister, Ashley, turned 18 on June 13. They
recently graduated from high school and plan to attend New York
University in the fall.
They've been acting together since they were 9 months old, most
notably on the sitcom Full House and in a series of
direct-to-video movies. They have also attached their names to a
line of products ranging from clothing to beauty items to home
Their big-screen debut, New York Minute, did poorly at the box
office after its May release. – Sapa-AP
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