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Sailor Brinkley-Cook Reveals Struggle With Body Dysmorphia & Eating Disorder Tendencies

Sailor Brinkley-Cook Reveals Struggle With Body Dysmorphia & Eating Disorder Tendencies

Sailor Brinkley-Cook is getting candid.

The 21-year-old model and daughter of Christie Brinkley and Peter Cook spoke out in an Instagram post on Sunday (May 24).

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“I’m so f–king sick and tired of the photoshop 👏🏼 I’ve been so down on myself recently. Crying about my cellulite, letting the fat on my body ruin my day, getting mad that i’m not as skinny as i once was. The body dysmorphia and left over eating disorder tendencies have been coming in strong. As i come into myself as a young woman my body shifts and changes by the month, the ‘control’ i felt i once had over it has been completely stripped away from me. Hormones, emotions, growing pains,” she captioned a selfie.

“I go on instagram and scroll through photos of girls that look ‘perfect’.. shiny skin with not a bump to be seen, tiny little waist and thighs that look like chopsticks. And i compare myself, as if how someone on an app on my phone looks should directly correlate to how I feel about my body? What I’ve learned is that I run every day. I go to the gym 6 times a week. I fuel my body with beautiful food. I am so fucking LUCKY to have two legs and a healthy body that takes me through life. I’m so tired of thinking anything that makes up ME is something to be ashamed of. So as most 21st century girls would do, I’m putting this out there on instagram. Declaring that I have cellulite, and a stomach that doesn’t always look ‘pleasant’ (whatever the f–k that means) and I am 100% imperfect human. And I’m proud as hell of my body! If you’re out there hating on yourself, stop!! Appreciate yourself. You’re body is so magical. That’s all. Have a nice day. 😌” she went on to say.

She recently spoke out in her defense after being called out for using this kind of mask amid the pandemic…

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