Princess Eugenie Opens Up About Battles With Disordered Eating

Princess Eugenie and husband, Jack Brooksbank @princesseugenie
Princess Eugenie and husband, Jack Brooksbank @princesseugenie
Young royal, Princess Eugenie has opened up about her 'couple of issues around food'.

Appearing on an episode of the Table Manner’s podcast, hosted by singer Jessie Ware and her mother Lennie, the Princess revealed public scrutiny impacted her relationship with food.

Asked whether she was fed up with people being critical about what she wore or if she looked tired, Eugenie said: ‘I think that definitely has caused a couple of issues around food, you know, for me, in terms of my relationship with that, or my relationship with having to look a certain way because it’s always like, ‘That was not a nice outfit’, or ‘She looked terrible there’.

‘I guess everybody has that if you’re in the public eye. I guess within our family, it happens at that perfect age where you’re, you know, 13 years old and you’ve got that dorky bowl haircut and you’re a bit chubby and you know, all the boys are bullying you and all that kind of stuff.’

The royal now lives away from the spotlight with her family, husband Jack Brooksbank and two children, in Portugal.

‘This is why Portugal is the dream because I can go to the supermarket in my exercise gear and my hair piled on my head and not mind. Not care. No one cares.’

The King’s niece also discussed having dinner with the late Queen Elizabeth II and her work around modern slavery.


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