22.08.2012 - UPDATE FROM BODY GOSSIPBody Gossip receives stories from all over the UK. We showcase these stories by turning them into short films performed by a celebrity cast, including Natalie Cassidy, Louisa Lytton, Nikki Grahame, Anne Diamond and Terri Dwyer to name but a few.
We will use our first milestone to make one of these films, which will be uploaded onto our YouTube channel so that its positive message can be viewed by thousands all over the world - reassuring others with similar worries that they are not alone.Our landmark film 'This One is for You' (which you can watch above) has been viewed nearly 50,000 times, and many people watch it every day to feel better about themselves.
This unique form of solidarity is our trademark at Body Gossip - using the internet and celebrity culture to empower real voices and real bodies, so that we're all standing together in the Beauty Battle.
ABOUT Body Gossip
Too many people believe that their body is not good enough, and that therefore they are not good enough. Body Gossip aims to change this belief -- to encourage acceptance, confidence and enjoyment for EVERY body.
We invite you and other people in the UK to write your own story about your own body. This is an incredibly cathartic act in itself. But chosen stories are also performed by celebrities both live onstage and in short films, which gives us all a powerful voice to shout about our own, unique and realistic beauty.
Body Gossip aims to spread its message across the world – and you can be right there helping us do this by supporting us as well as telling your own story. Go Getters will have their names credited on the films they help to make, and Heavy Hitters will star in the film of their choice! And every single one of you will be at the forefront of a positive body image movement that goes straight to the heart of the body image problem. Every real-life story you help to tell means that thousands more people are reassured that their own unique beauty is something worth celebrating.
Here are some testimonies from people who have written their own Body Gossip story:“Thanks for the dedication and belief you have shown in my writing. It has helped me to remain strong and find strength in the continuing recovery of my illness.”
- LN"I found it so helpful to write down my feelings, as I have felt so so alone, especially when I first became ill, I felt like I was the only person on the planet who felt like I did and I was so confused and misunderstood.”