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Edited by Lester Brathwaite on November 12 2012 at 12:54 PM

3. Crystal Renn

Renn turned her back on the world of high fashion after years of suffering from anorexia, then detailed her journey in a memoir, Hungry. Finding new fame as a plus-sized model, Renn ignited controversy and rumors of a resurgence of her eating disorder when she shrunk don to a size eight.

Story by Lester Brathwaite

I was center square from 1969 to 1978, during which I perfected the art of the zing as well as a crippling cocaine addiction. Bea Arthur was responsible for both. @LesFabian lester dot brathwaite at gmail