April 15th, 2011

Kate Moss's 'legacy': Children's T-shirts with 'nothing tastes as good as skinny feels' slogan are a

Daily Mail

Kate Moss caused outrage in 2009 when she was accused of encouraging anorexia by saying she lives by the motto: ‘Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.’

Two years later, children’s T-shirts brandishing the demeaning slogan are being sold online in the UK, alongside babygrows that read ‘don’t feed the model’.

Eating disorder experts have called for a ban on adverts for the ‘appalling’ T-shirts which are sold in sizes to fit primary school-aged children and babies.

The clothing, which Kate Moss has had nothing to do with, is made and marketed by a US-based firm named Teen Modelling.  It is sold in the UK on a website called http://www.zazzle.co.uk.

The ‘Nothing Tastes as Good’ children’s t-shirt retails at £14, but proudly advertises that a toddler-sized t-shirt is just £10.65.

UK sensible eating campaigners Beating Eating Disorders (BEAT) said the sale of the fashion items aimed at children was ‘dangerous’.

A spokesman for BEAT said: ‘We absolutely disagree with what this company and its website is doing. Using children to model this kind of pro-anorexia product is clearly and plainly wrong.

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