"Anorexia would have killed me": Tracey Gold on her eating disorders reality TV show


“Anorexia would have killed me”: Actress Tracey Gold reveals motivation behind hard-hitting eating disorders reality TV show

Recovered: Tracey Gold

Recovered: Tracey Gold”s new reality TV show sees the actress mentor ten women through their battles with anorexia and bulimia

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Transformed: Tracey Gold, Growing Pains star, seen in 2007, left, and in 1987, right, before her battle with anorexia. She will host new show, Starving Secrets

Battling: The child star

Battling: The child star”s progression into the disorder was evident for fans of Growing Pains to see – the script included plots about her weight

Worse times: Photographed looking pale and withdrawn c.1990, Ms Gold knew that if she didn

Worse times: Photographed looking pale and withdrawn c.1990, Ms Gold knew that if she didn”t find help, she may never have overcome the disease

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