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Marie Osmond was body-shamed on set of Donny & Marie by a producer

Singer Marie Osmond attends “Music is Medicine” at AOL Studios In New York on April 15, 2016 in New York City.

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Marie Osmond recalled developing body dysmorphia on set of Donny & Marie after a producer berated her for being “fat.”

The singer and actress, 63, told Page Six that a TV producer body-shamed her and called her an “embarrassment” during her time on the variety show, which aired for two seasons between 1976 and 1979. “It was on that lot that I was taken out to the back by some head of the studio — and I’m like 5′ 5″ and about 103 pounds — and he basically said, ‘You’re an embarrassment to your family. You’re fat,'” Osmond, who was a teenager at the time, said.

Osmond said the producer told her that “250 people were going to lose their jobs because you can’t keep food out of your fat face.” The comments prompted a dangerous diet regime…

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