BFM TV (France) Troubles alimentaires et psychiques: un ex-mannequin témoigne dans un livre

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Aufeminin – Dans L’enfer Du Mannequinat

Watch the video here  Regardez la vidéo ici Abus sexuels, boulimie, anorexie, tentatives de suicide… Nikki DuBose a tout affronté.…

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LCI TV (France)VIDÉO – “Plus je perdais de poids, plus on me disait que j’étais belle” : une ex-mannequin raconte l’enfer de l’anorexie

Watch the video here Regardez la vidéo ici   La Fashion Week vient de s’ouvrir à Paris. Mais ne lui…

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Self-love during the Holidays

Do you love your feet? Do something for me, please. I want you to remove your shoes, your socks, and…

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NEDA: From Suffering to Triumph: How I Overcame PTSD

It is a widely-known, yet little-talked-about fact that trauma in childhood can lead to the development of unhealthy and potentially-fatal…

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EDHope: Why the Modeling Industry Needs Mental Health Education

Many years ago I opened up to one of my modeling agents in Miami about my chronic struggle with bulimia.…

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Feminine Collective – Victoria’s Secret Needs A Makeover: Former Models Speak Out

We are Nikki DuBose and Cherise Shaddix, two former models working to be role models for the next generation. And…

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Reflecting on my memoir, Washed Away: From Darkness to Light to College Students

Nikki DuBose reflects on her memoir, Washed Away: From Darkness to Light, to college students from nikki dubose on Vimeo.

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The Mighty – What It’s Like Being a Model With an Eating Disorder

“Editor’s note: If you live with an eating disorder or have experienced binging, the following post could potentially be triggering.…

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Sharing My Message of Recovery and God’s Love at Multnomah University

God’s Love is so awesome. It has the power to heal and restore even the most damaged, bitter heart. His…

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Recovery.org Interview – Meet Nikki DuBose: Model of Recovery

“Nikki DuBose’s eating disorder that began in childhood was exacerbated by her high-profile modeling career, but the tragic death of…

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Feminine Collective – Sex, BDD & Self-Destruction

‘”The director of my agency…was in his…mid-fifties, and I was in my early twenties. It was very clear that if…

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Huffington Post – My Psychosis Doesn’t Define Me

“I prance down the runway like a queen, my body dripping with jewels. Like a lioness, I sway from side…

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Huffington Post – Bill to Protect the Rights and Health of Models Dead for the Year: Education and Support Necessary to Move Forward

“On Friday, May 27th, 2016, California Assembly Bill 2539 was held in the suspense file and killed for the rest…

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VLOG Episode 6: Models, Financial Exploitation & Eating Disorders

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NAASCA Podcast – Stop Child Abuse Now with Bill Murray

I was a guest on Bill Murray’s podcast, talking about my recovery from child sexual abuse, and how that led…

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VLOG Episode 4: Eating Disorders & Sexual Abuse in the Modeling Industry

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Model Alliance: What is AB 2539 and How Will It Help Me?

“On April 6, 2016, I met with Assemblymember Marc Levine at the California Capitol Office in Sacramento with a group…

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People Magazine – Why Former Model Nikki DuBose is Backing a Bill to Fight Eating Disorders and Sexism in the Industry

“Nikki DuBose’s time in the modeling industry was anything but positive. ‘I experienced everything negative that you could imagine in…

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How You Can Get Involved with AB 2539

UPDATE! On April 6th, 2016, Assembly Bill 2539 passed the Labor Committee!! We are so excited and are looking for…

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Huffington Post – I was Raped by a Photographer. Here’s Why You Should Care.

Trigger warning. Models. Rape. Eating disorders. Sexual abuse. Mental health. While all of the above are quick to grab attention,…

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On the NEDA Blog: The Modeling Industry is Changing. It’s About Time.

“As a former model, commercial actress and host, I enjoyed my share of success within the fashion and entertainment industries.…

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India Times

“The world of showbiz attracts almost everyone. Come to think of it, what’s not to like? It has glamour, luxury…

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Fashioning Change: An Interview with Model-Turned-Activist Nikki DuBose

“Escaping and conquering adversity is hard enough, but working towards eliminating the same adversity for others seems to be the…

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Nikki’s Exclusive Interview with CBS LA about the importance of AB 2539

“’I did become very successful but I paid a very high price,’ said Nikki DuBose, who has graced the covers…

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Vogue Spain – AB 2539

“Nikki Dubose, una ex modelo que ha manifestado su apoyo a este proyecto de ley, ha comentado en un comunicado…

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Bay Area Lawmaker Says Models Can Be Too Skinny For The Runway

The Duchess of Windsor once said, ‘you can never be too rich or too thin.’ But a Bay Area lawmaker…

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News Release: Honored to Announce AB 2539 with California Assemblyman Marc Levine!

Read the press release here. I am thrilled to announce my involvement alongside Assemblymember Marc Levine, his Chief of Staff…

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Paint Me A Soul Part Five

Over the next week for NEDAwareness I will detail raw, personal accounts of my time in the modeling and entertainment…

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Paint Me A Soul — Part Four

Over the next week for NEDAwareness I will detail raw, personal accounts of my time in the modeling and entertainment…

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