Evanna Lynch has learned to manage her eating disorder in a “functional” way.
The 30-year-old actress – who is best known for playing Luna Lovegood in the “Harry Potter” film series – struggled with anorexia during her youth and although she no longer has a blood disorder. diet, she is still in the “healing process”. “.
Evanna told E! News: “I don’t have an eating disorder at all anymore.
“I have been eating like a normal, healthy person for years and have balanced habits. And it’s different – someone asked me recently, ‘Oh, is this? similar to alcoholism, where should you always avoid it? ‘ And it’s like, well, no, because you gotta eat, you gotta do it.
“And you have to learn how to do it in a functional way. So I think you can recover properly and move on. But I think the healing process continues.”
Evanna discussed her past issues in her new memoir, titled “The Opposite of the Butterfly Hunt: The Tragedy and Glory of Growing Up.”
And the actress sees her new book as the perfect opportunity to reintroduce herself into the world.
Evanna – who starred in numerous “Harry Potter” films, including “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” in 2007 and “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” in 2009 – explained: ” sort of feeling that no one really knows who I am.
“People kind of think, ‘Oh, you’re that sweet, airy, fairy-like person.’ And that’s a nice perception, but it’s not really real. It isn’t. So it’s almost like I haven’t been able to have real relationships with people. , even with people who follow me online. “