Anorexic Model Isabelle Caro Dies At 28

Anorexic Model Isabelle Caro Dies At 28

Milan : Italy | Jan 04, 2011 at 2:43 AM PST
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Isabelle Caro died at the age of 28. Isabelle Caro was a French actress and model & suffering from anorexia since age of 13. Her anorexic image appeared in an Italian ad campaign which shock the world. Isabelle Caro's boyfriend, Swiss singer Vincent Bigler, confirmed her death. she passed away on November 17 after spending about two weeks in hospital. She was hospitalized due to acute respiratory disease.

Isabelle came to lime light in the year 2007. That year she appeared in an anti-anorexia campaign for a clothing company that was released in Milan fashion week. At the time she weighed just 32 kilogrammes for a height of 1.65 metres. Caro suffered with anorexia from the age of 13 and fell into a coma in 2006 when her weight dropped to 25kg. She fought the eating disorder and announced early 2010 that her weight had risen to 42kg.

During the worst of her disease, she once said, she ate only two small squares of chocolate and four to five cornflakes per day. Caro, who stood 5 feet 6 inches tall, said she weighed about 59 pounds at the time. In recent years she reportedly had gained some weight, vacillating between 66 and 93 pounds, according to an online resume for her work as an actress.

nsaha123 is based in Pune, Maharashtra, India, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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