S4 E12 - The Karen Carpenter Story (Eating Disorder Series)

Continuing our seven part Eating Disorder TV Movie Series. (Airing bi-weekly interspersed with our normal stalker/babysitter murder Lifetime fare.) Rebekah Frese joins Patrick Serrano and Drewbear to discuss the 1989 TV Movie, The Karen Carpenter Story (Starring: Cynthia Gibb as Karen Carpenter & Mitchell Anderson as Richard Carpenter). They discuss The Carpenters pop culture influence, music, and how Karen Carpenter's 1983 death brought awareness to anorexia nervous. Plus, is Richard Carpenter the worst? Will they pour it up or put a cork in it?

For help and support for anorexia and bulimia in the U.S., call 1-800-931-2237, a toll-free hotline offered by the National Eating Disorder Association.