Sophie Turner blasts Ozempic weight loss ads in a New York City subway station — one year after the actress opened up about an eating disorder.
Sophie Turner shot ads for the weight loss drug Ozempic that appeared in a New York City subway station.
The Game Of Thrones actress, 27, who previously spoke candidly about battling an eating disorder in 2019, retweeted a post to her Instagram Stories that showed the ads in a Times Square subway station.
The Twitter user who shared the original post commented: “Ozambian ads plastered across Times Square subway station can totally blow you away.”
Sophie added the caption: “WTF” to her post about Hollywood’s favorite weight-loss drug — marketed as a “weekly weight-loss dose.”
The drug was initially developed for diabetics, but trials have shown that it causes the added benefit of preventing hunger.
Outrage: Sophie Turner shot ads for the weight loss drug Ozempic that appeared in a New York City subway station (pictured March 2023)
advertisements; The Game Of Thrones actress, 27, who previously spoke candidly about battling an eating disorder in 2019, retweeted a post to her Instagram Stories that showed the ads in a Times Square subway station
Ozempic is a weakened version of Wegovy, which is designed specifically for obesity.
The weight-loss drugs — given as weekly injections for $1,000 a month — work by mimicking the body’s hunger hormone to trick people into thinking they’re full.
Celebrities including Elon Musk and Remi Bader revealed that they used the drug to help reduce fat. Many other famous faces who have been looking chic lately are rumored to have used them.
This comes 11 months after Sophie revealed that she had a live therapist at the height of her eating disorder.
The actress admitted that the pressure of starring in the hit HBO series along with using social media “spent her up”.
Sophie admitted that she has since distanced herself from Instagram because the comments would make her feel “fat” and “unwanted”.
Speaking in a candid interview with Elle MagazineSufi Having a companion during her 2019 fight, she revealed: ‘She’s a straight-forward therapist, who would ensure I didn’t do anything unhealthy with my eating habits.
“One night, I was playing over and over in my mind a comment I saw on Instagram, I was like, ‘I’m so fat, and I’m so unattractive.'”
In character: This comes 11 months after Sophie revealed he had a live therapist for her during the height of her eating disorder – which was intensified by the stress of being in the GOT (pictured as Sansa Stark)
Family: Sophie shares two daughters with husband Joe Jonas (pictured May 2022)
Sophie explained how she noticed social media was making her “‘Incredibly worried’ has since distanced itself from the apps.
She continued, “I wish I hadn’t involved myself in it in the first place.” I look at the comments on Instagram and think, “Oh, f**k. Everyone thinks this about me.” It will totally consume me.
She revealed how she had to turn to therapy when film and TV studios pressured her to lose weight amid her woes.
Sophie made the confession during an interview with Marie Claire Australia, where she explained: “Everyone needs a therapist, especially when people keep telling you you’re not good enough and you don’t look good enough.
“I think it’s essential to have someone to talk to and help you with that.”
However, Sophie did not specify which film or television studios pressured her to lose weight.