On the surface, Lucy Hale’s life appears to bepicture-perfect and one that many dream about living. But in reality, she’sjust a normal girl who struggles with body issues like the rest of us.

The Pretty Little Liars star graces the September cover ofCosmopolitan magazine and reveals her past struggles with an eating disorderthat not many know about. “I’ve never really talked about this, but I would godays without eating,” she said. “Or maybe I’d have some fruit and then go tothe gym for three hours.”

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Lucy Hale in yellow top and jeans on the cover of Cosmo 

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Lucy continued, “I knew I had a problem. It was a gradualprocess but I changed myself.” So much respect to her for speaking out aboutit! But after looking at her on the cover of the mag, midriff-baring and all,you would have no idea her struggle with her body image!

Many stars, like Lady Gaga and Demi Lovato, have stepped upand admitted that they’ve felt the pressure to be thin and fit while in thespotlight.

Do you think the women are feeling too much pressure to bethin in Hollywood? Let us know what you think in the comments section below!

Photo Courtesy of Cosmopolitan Magazine