07 November 2019 12:39

Fearne, said: “I didn’t feel smart enough or good enough at the job.

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Get the biggest Daily News stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Fearne Cotton has opened up about her ­secret bulimia battle. The TV presenter, 38, previously told of fighting panic ­attacks and depression. But she had never spoken of the eating disorder – which she said was brought on by becoming famous so young. Fearne, said: "I didn't feel smart enough or good enough at the job. "It's been this weird secret that I've felt a little bit embarrassed of, a little bit ashamed of, a little bit worried about.

Fearne Cotton opens up about secret 10-year battle with bulimia

(Image: WENN) "I'm still worried now about what people are going to think when I share this side of myself." The mum of two shook off the bulimia, which lasted some 10 years, while expecting first child Rex, now six. She said: "Getting pregnant with Rex, I just let go of all of it. I ate everything in sight. It then came back, the feelings of loathing and self-hatred about my body after birth, but I didn't go back to the illness. "I knew I had to stick to a practical way of looking at food and health to sustain my health for me and my baby."