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    Olympic Gold Medalist Amanda Beard Admits Bulimia & Self Mutilation


    by Hollyscoop

    The seven time olympic winner has spoken out about battling bulimia and self mutilation on her rise to the top.

    The teenage champion swimmer shot to fame when she was just 14 years old. Amanda reveals in a new memoir her troubles began while struggling to cope with her parents divorce and a messy love life.

    Speaking to the New York Daily News she admits that her mental health was awful but being in the pool helped provide her with a temporary solace.

    The swimmer is now 30 years old, with one child, looking gorgeous and healthy as ever.