Sarah Michelle Gellar Won’t Look at a Mirror

Sarah Michelle Gellar covers the latest issue of Health and talks about her feeling of insecurity. She diagnoses herself with body dysmorphic disorder and swears she rarely looks in a mirror. She’s just like us! Or, you, rather.

“I’m a female! I totally have body dysmorphic disorder. I think most women do. A make-up artist friend once said, ‘I don’t think I’ve ever seen you look in a mirror’. I’m surrounded by them all the time – you sit in hair and make-up – so I guess I just have this mechanism where I tune it out. So every once in a while, I’ll look and I’ll be like, ‘Wait, that’s what I look like?’

“I just have to remember that I’m human, and I’m a mom. Being a parent changes the vanity at least a little bit. It has to. Your priorities are different.”

I’m the same way about not looking into a mirror. Not because I have body image issues but because if I do, there’s a good chance I might fall in love and stand there for hours staring at myself. I’m so handsome.

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12 years ago

If she looked in the mirror more, she’d know that she needs to put some meat on dem bones.