Sick Celebrities


Mary-Kate Olsen entered rehab for an eating disorder


In 2004, Mary-Kate Olsen was checked into Cirque Lodge by her father and became the youngest entrant. Born in 1986, Mary-Kate Olsen is a celebrated American Actress, fashion model and producer of many renowned sitcoms. She began her career at the age of nine-months along with her twin sister, Ashley, in a television series called ‘Full House’.

The twins continued their success by featuring in various moviesincluding The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley’. Mary-Kate and Ashley also made their mark in the fashion world by launching their clothing line in Wal-Mart. Mary-Kate Olsen’s popular performances include ‘Factory Girl’, ‘Weeds’, ‘Samantha Who?’.

This success stint did not last long and witnessed a setback and at the young age of 18, when Mary-Kate Olsen fell victim to the eating disorder known as anorexia nervosa. Initially it was rumoured that Kate was suffering from drug abuse but reports denied this fact. Mary-Kate Olsen was admitted to the Cirque Lodge for the 30-day long treatment program and attended five meetings per day to address the emotional, physical, nutritional and social components of her life. Mary-Kate, during her stay at the Lodge, learnt the art of living and completely transformed herself into a healthy person once again. She battled her addiction with a brave heart, while the Cirque Lodge helped her recover and emerge as a role model for other troubled individuals.

Providing the most effective and finest drug rehabilitation program, the Cirque Lodge is the supreme drug treatment centres for all the individuals who are suffering from any kind of addiction. Cirque Lodge has been a second home to many celebrities suffering from various disorders and drug abuse. Famous actors including Melanie Griffith, Kirsten Dunst, Lindsay Lohan, Eva Mendes, David Hasselhoff of Baywatch fame and Mary-Kate Olsen have passed through the doors of the Cirque Lodge.

Other celebrities who have suffered from eating disorders include Oprah Winfrey, Jane Fonda, Sharon Osbourne, Daniel Johns and Kate Beckinsale.

Image:, originally posted on Flickr by Rubenstein

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