Modeling scouts have been gathering outside of Sweden’s largest eating disorder clinic, trying to lure critically thin patients onto the runway.
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In sad but true news, a frightening story about modeling scouts recruiting women being treated for eating disorders has emerged. More »
Fashion-model talent scouts approach extremely thin girls as they come out of the Stockholm Center for Eating Disorders, Dr. Anna-Maria af Sandeberg claims. The sick girls, who go into the clinic for treatment for a range of eating disorders,...Show More Summary
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Because skinny is more important than healthy, some modeling scouts in Sweden have taken to hanging around outside of eating disorder clinics to find new models. Yes, I’ll say that again: modeling scouts are approaching girls — some of them too weak to stand — at the Stockholm Center for Eating Disorders and offering them [...]
Staff at the Swedish clinic say the "repugnant" practice sends the wrong message to patients.
Sweden's largest eating disorders treatment clinic, the 1,700-bed Stockholm Center for Eating Disorders, says it has an unusual problem: scouts for Sweden's biggest modeling agencies who congregate outside its doors, persistently trying to recruit patients. Read more...
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