MTV News reports that Lindsay Lohan is disputing that she ever had an eating disorder as was reported to have told Vanity Fair magazine. She and her spokesperson say the quotes she gave to reporter Evgenia Peretz about bulimia were taken out of context.
“The words that I gave to the writer for Vanity Fair were misused and misconstrued, and I’m appalled with the way it was done,” the singer/actress wrote in an e-mail sent out by her publicist to various media outlets. “Aside from (the writer’s) lies and changing of my words, I am blessed to have this job and wonderful family that I do.”
Vanity Fair quoted Lohan on her drastic weight loss last year: “I was making myself sick,” she said.
The article said Lohan was “referring to bulimic episodes.” Vanity Fair responded to LiLo’s statement with one of their own, standing by the story.
“Evgenia Peretz is one of our most reliable reporters,” the magazine said. “Every word Lindsay Lohan told her is on tape. Vanity Fair stands by the story.”
Could it have been a misunderstanding between Lohan and Peretz? Was Lohan’s “I was making myself sick” remark referring to her late night partying and diet – but not bulimia – combined with her busy work schedule? Or is she now under industry pressure from execs and/or other pin-thin celebs – including good friend Nicole Richie, to go into denial mode so the bulimia allegations don’t spread towards others any further?