Sue Johnston bulimia: Royle Family star says fame caused eating disorder and depression


Sue Johnston bulimia: Royle Family star says fame caused eating disorder and depression

Fame drove me to bulimia and depression, says Royle Family star Sue Johnston

9:21 AM on 23rd August 2011

Now and then: Sue Johnston has revealed that she battled with depression and an eating disorder as she shot to fame on Brookside, pictured in 1982 Now and then: Sue Johnston has revealed that she battled with depression and an eating disorder as she shot to fame on Brookside, pictured in 1982

Now and then: Sue Johnston has revealed that she battled with depression and an eating disorder as she shot to fame on Brookside, pictured in 1982

Honoured: The actress, 67, was given an OBE from Queen Elizabeth in 2009

Honoured: The actress, 67, was given an OBE by the Queen in 2009

TV royalty: Sue has maintained her success appearing in shows including The Royle Family

TV royalty: Sue has maintained her success appearing in shows including The Royle Family