“Modern Family” actor Reid Ewing is the new face of courage. He is traversing now on a journey to help other people in their struggles that he has been going through likewise. After the confirmation of a particular mental disorder, he has admitted too with factual information about him just recently.
According to E! News, Ewing has a candid and witty response to a Twitter user who have subtly asked about his sexual preferences. The Twitter user posted the question “Did you also just out yourself?” wherein he answered with “I was never in.” Apparently, it was a long time ago when he identified himself as a member of the third sex community.
The actor is helping too in raising the awareness about body dysmorphia, as stated in a report from Daily Mail. He has written a special blog entry for The Huffington Post last Nov.19, Thursday and shared his personal encounter with it.
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“Body dysmorphic disorder is a mental illness in which a person obsesses over the way he or she looks. In my case, my looks were the only thing that mattered to me.” Ewing admitted.
He also explained, “I think people often choose cosmetic surgery in order to be accepted, but it usually leaves them feeling even more like an outsider. We don’t hear enough stories about cosmetic surgery from this perspective.”
The actor also recounted a dreadful surgery he went through, “I woke up screaming my head off from pain, with tears streaming down my face. The doctor kept telling me to calm down, but I couldn’t. I couldn’t do anything but scream, while he and his staff tried seemingly to hold back their laughter.”
Ewing posed a challenge to everyone experiencing the similar situation, “Before seeking to change your face, you should question whether it is your mind that needs fixing,”
“Modern Family” star Reid Ewing is the definitely using his influence and empathy to reach out to more people in dire need.
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