Like her mama Lisa Rinna, Amelia Gray Hamlin has no problem being open and honest with fans, especially if sharing her experiences can help others. Back in April The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills daughter shared a deeply honest post in which she revealed her struggle with anorexia. Now, Amelia is opening up about her experience after going public with her eating disorder battle.
While promoting her new campaign with Hudson Jeans, the Beverly Hills model shared that she "felt more like a person" after opening up about her battle. "I think it’s important because at the end of the day I think a lot of people forget that no matter the industry or what job you have, we are all human beings. It’s nice to be able to connect with my social media followers and once I opened up about it," she revealed in a recent interview with People.
The daughter also said that she was "really surprised" at the outpour of positive feedback from fans. “I wasn’t sure what the response would be at first, but I was so surprised and so proud of myself for helping people. That’s something that I love to do,” she added.
While the 16-year-old undoubtedly has a tight relationship with her mama, Amelia shared that she made the decision to public with her past eating disorder on her own. In fact, she didn't even run the idea by her supportive momager at all before sharing the post: “I did it myself. I am a human being and I don’t want to beat around the bush.”
In April, Lisa shared a tweet in admiration of her daughter's bravery: "I am a very proud momma," she wrote. "You are brave, courageous, and so very strong for 16 years of age. For any age! You have touched so many! We all love you so much. You my love, are fearless!!!"
We couldn't agree more.
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