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Lisa Rinna’s Daughter Amelia Gray Hamlin Says Her Eating Disorder Did Not Stem From Her Mom And Reveals Anorexia Nearly Killed Her!

Lisa Rinna's younger daughter Amelia Gray Hamlin opened about her battle with anorexia in a new interview where the model shut down speculation that her Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' mom is to blame.

“I think the most important thing is you need to want to get better. And I know that this is a difficult one because a lot of people probably don’t and it’s really hard,” she shared on the “Skinny Confidential” podcast on Tuesday, August 25, according to Us Weekly. “[One day] I woke up looking in the mirror and being like, ‘Holy guacamole, you are really skinny and it is very scary.’”

She went on to explain that she once restricted her diet to soup and the master cleanse — drinking lemon water and cayenne pepper — for 25 days. Her parents and sister Delilah Belle Hamlin eventually confronted her about how much weight she lost.

“I woke up one morning at my best friend’s house. My parents, my sister, they’re all outside, like waiting to pick me up. And I’m like, ‘What are you doing here?’ Like it’s Saturday morning. And they’re like, ‘Get in the car. We’re going to UCLA [to get treatment],’” she recalled. “And I was like, ‘Oh my God.’ And in that moment, I was like, ‘I’m going to rebel, like, they’re crazy.’ … We show up, it’s like this really scary old man’s office. … He looked at me and he was like, so yeah, basically at this rate in about four months, you’re going to be 45 pounds and you’re going to be dead.”

The moment was a wakeup call for Amelia. “I just snapped out of it. Like I was so lucky that I was just like, ‘Yeah, I don’t want to be 45 pounds,’” she explained. “I’m not going to be, you know, this type of person, I’m not going to ruin my life because of whatever issues I’m having. You don’t need to be skinny to, like, live your best life. Like it’s either be skinny and die or like happy and be who you are.”

She also finds it unfair that many people blame her mother for her eating disorder battle.

“I think it just really breaks my heart when people blame it on [my mom] because, you know, it really isn’t her fault that she was born in such a slim figure,” Amelia said on the podcast. “And I’m just trying to make sure people aware that, like, you can body-shame a bigger person and you know, that will get more attention versus you can also body-shame a skinnier, slimmer person, [but] that won’t be, you know, something that gets registered in people’s brains as body-shaming.”

If you recall, Garcelle Beauvais asked Rinna if she felt like her “nearly naked” Instagram videos contributed to Amelia’s struggles with food.

For Amelia, Beauvais’ remarks struck a chord even though she’s in recovery. “And then I take it as like, ‘Wow, like, am I that much bigger than my mom to the point where I have to feel bad because she’s so skinny?’” she said.

She added that she’s never met Beauvais. “I get it that you’re the new Housewife, but like, you don’t need to bring in a story that you probably know nothing about,” Amelia explained. “She’s probably never even read my posts on my story. I’ve never even met her. … So, to bring that up and blame it on my mom, my mom already has to deal with so much blame and guilt.”

Photo Credit: Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Rachel Zoe