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Old 12-30-2007, 11:00 PM
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The Rise of the Post-Modern Princess?

The Rise of the Postmodern Princess

I just got done reading this great article. It's about the Postmodern Princess, and gives examples about all of your favorite royal ladies of the time (Mette-Marit, Mathilde, Marie-Chantal), and would really be great in a couple of other threads **cough cough Letizia thread**. But it's something I noticed around half-way down or so.

It says that Queen Silvia told Victoria to "eat fewer burgers". Has anyone else heard this? It was a bit disturbing, especially knowing about Victoria's eating disorder. Could this comment have helped start her anorexia? Or did she even make the comment at all?
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Old 12-31-2007, 01:32 AM
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There are many factors that would lead one to develop anorexia besides a Mom telling her daughter to "eat fewer burgers." Believe me I know.

Correct if I am wrong, but wasn't it due to harsh criticisms in the press that was one of the main contributing reasons Victoria developed an eating disorder?

Here, post #28, is a longer article from People Magazine addressing the issue originally posted by Lena. The "burger" quote
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"The weekly women's magazine Svensk Dam Tidning (which noted last year that the princess looked as if she had "eaten too many hamburgers")...
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Old 12-31-2007, 03:05 AM
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Queen Silvia didnt tell Crown Princess Victoria to "eat fewer burgers". Thats a lie.

If you read the articles, you will see that the yellow press brought "the burgers" up.


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