Singer Moira dela Torre opened up about her crippling battle with anorexia when she was still a kid.
She revealed on “Tonight With Boy Abunda” Thursday that she developed the eating disorder when she was 12 after she was bullied by her classmates.
She said she only stopped her diet obsession after seeing her mother cry over her dangerously thinning frame.
“Naisip ko, ‘Bakit ko ginagawa ito?’ There’s so much hope in the world and there’s still so much God has planned for me,” she shared. “So I woke up and I ate.”
Her experience, according to her, also inspired her to write her first song.
Dela Torre was on the late-night talk show to promote her entry to the annual “Himig Handog” competition.