Camila Mendes Shares How She Recovered from Bulimia and Why Rihanna Is Her Body-Positive Icon

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PEOPLE.com—Riverdale star Camila Mendes is sharing more about her struggles with bulimia — and how she’s found her path to happiness. The 24-year-old tells SHAPE why she talks about her eating disorder on social media. “I realized that I have this platform, and young women and men who look up to me, and there is a tremendous power to do something positive with it,” the cover star says. “It was definitely a very vulnerable thing to put that out there to almost 12 million people on social media. But that’s...

Riverdale actress Camila Mendes does not regret revealing her bulimia. 'It just felt so necessary for me to speak about those things,' said the beauty. 'I realized that I have this platform, and young women and men who look up to me, and there is a tremendous power.'