Nadia Mendoza
Nadia Mendoza is a showbiz journalist who has worked in national press for eight years at The Sunday Times, The Sun, Daily Mail and Daily Star.

She works in London and LA, and is currently writing her first book.

Nadia is also part of The Self-Esteem Team with the Body Gossip Education Programme; a campaign which visits schools on their mission to bring body confidence to every teenage in the UK (

Entries by Nadia Mendoza

Inside the Mind of a Cutter: How Self-Harm Monopolised My Every Thought

(5) Comments | Posted 11 July 2014 | (00:00)


For 20 years I spoke through my skin because I couldn't find the right words.

Instead of a best friend to play with, I had a pair of scissors. And instead of a voice, I got stuck on a merry-go-round of bottling...

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An Open Letter to Katie Hopkins

(0) Comments | Posted 12 July 2013 | (11:57)

TROLLING, Aryan dictatorship, "just saying what everyone is thinking"... call it what you will.

The formula is child's play really, say something audacious to revel in sensationalism, get on the telly box, become infamous regardless of the acerbic venom being spat out.

Hardly the brains you speak of...

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'Diets Are Sad'... Quit the January Detox!

(3) Comments | Posted 18 January 2013 | (23:00)

Agreeing with an advert that seduces you into buying a product you don't need is a rather rare feat, now that marketing and Photoshopping have created an unachievable fairy tale forever out of reach.

So it was somewhat of a surprise to actually take a shine to the latest campaign...

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M&S Join Brigade to Make Us Size Zero Clones

(56) Comments | Posted 14 December 2012 | (23:00)

It's supposed to be the safe haven of realism after a few minutes in a Topshop changing room can turn a well-adjusted woman into a quibbling wreck over the fact that nothing fits, your boobs are squelching out the sides, and the minuscule clothes make you two sizes bigger than...

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