Disney has responded to a complaint from one of its former stars regarding jokes which appear to make light of eating disorders.
Lovato tweeted the quote to her 5.3 million followers asking "What are we promoting here? #notfunnyATALL". The star then proceeded to reference her own struggles: " I find it really funny how a company can lose one of their actress' from the pressures of an EATING DISORDER and yet still make joke about.. ...that very disease..... #nice."
A fellow tweeter also highlighted a similar line from another Disney series, So Random.
The Disney Channel's PR account was swift to respond stating that both of the offending episodes had been pulled for re-evaluation and that "It's NEVER our intention to make light of eating disorders!"
You can see the full exchange below:
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