I don’t usually like to call people out in public but this is a really important issue to me. Felice Fawn can try to hide her true intentions behind a wall of manipulative text, but I really hope people can see the truth. Felice Fawn should not be looked up to in any way. She is a complete mess, for many reasons you can find on the Felice Fawn tags and many other places, but the eating disorder issue really fucking breaks my heart.
She censors out sincere people who worry about her impressionable young followers. There is proof all over tumblr that people are being affected and triggered by Felice. Her response? She says it is not her fault that people look at her images and are triggered. Yet she was constantly giving advice on her tumblr to girls with eating disorders and giving them support not that long ago. She took it upon herself for the longest time to give these impressionable people a place to open up, posted their stories for everyone to see so that they could all join in and not feel alone. I have come to the conclusion that she wasn’t posting them to help/encourage them, she just liked being called beautiful and inspirational and receiving attention and gaining followers. (That is her personality after all, “me me me,” but that is another story…)
What does she do now? She posts pictures of herself in undergarments to show off her hair and wig. The real issue here? Her posing. She poses in a very eating disorderly fashion, although she claims that she is recovering. She bends her knees together to make her thigh gap look bigger, hunches over so that she looks smaller, squeezes her shoulders together to make her frame appear smaller while sticking her chest out to show protruding clavicles, and the list goes on…
She hides the fact that people catch onto these things. Many females (and males) know these tricks all too well and they are commonly used in the ED world. She tries to hide these triggering posings behind a story of how she feels it is not the poster’s fault. Basically she’s saying that people should not be ashamed of providing more material for people with an ED to look up to. I understand it is a sickness, and sometimes people do not think clearly about how they are affecting others. She, however, is reminded this by others and blows it off. She is well aware that she has a huge following of people with eating disorders. She does nothing about it but knowingly contribute body language photos for them to drool over. She cares about no one but herself in the end. I thought it was common decency to care about people who are looking up to you, even if all that means is not posing certain ways or touching on certain subjects in certain ways to show you care about people other than yourself.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for loving your body, no matter what it may look like. But I honestly don’t think that is the true message she is sending out. It is all fabricated lies to make her appear innocent in all of her ED picture tricks she is still using, yet claiming she is “recovering,” and that is a huge reason why she gained such a following to begin with. She had people believing she was recovering, but the proof shows otherwise. I understand with recovering comes constant body image struggles that don’t just go away, but her personality is so narcissistic about all of this.
Many people told her that they look up to her as inspiration to also recover. Now she’s continuously flaunting her sickly body in front of them. If she really cared about the people who follow her, she wouldn’t pose in such a manner, she wouldn’t constantly babble about what she is or is not eating, or how she does not have money for food, yet spends nights upon nights getting drunk (and doing cocaine once) and chain smoking on live cam for everyone to see. She has no money for food, yet can afford to support her constant self-destructive habits. Is this what she wants people to truly believe? It is not believable, her true intentions are right there in front of everyone. Do not let her fool you.
I really hope that those looking up to her for ED reasons can understand this message I am sending out. If it were anyone besides Felice with such a huge following, I’d call them out all the same if I was aware. I sincerely wish everyone the best in recovering. I really hope you all realize that fawning over Felice Fawn is not doing you all any good. She doesn’t truly care about you all, just the attention. She can claim to care all she wants, and she can place the blame on everyone but herself, but there is absolutely NO doubt in my mind that she has not been the inspiration of at least some young impressionable followers to engage in EDs for various reasons. She knows it too, and I’m disgusted she can write that off and not being her fault in any way. You are 23 years old, Felice. You should know better.