Blog A Day June | Celebrities who have PCOS

PCOS can be a very personal thing and it can often feel like you’re on your own with it, but it is important that you remember that more people than you think have it. So I thought I would share with you a few people in the media who also have PCOS and have struggled through the symptoms.

Daisy Ridley

Daisy opened up on an Instagram post which has since been deleted, that highlighted the struggles of PCOS and endometriosis. She was diagnosed aged 15 and has since gone to star in some of the most epic films in history!

Giovanna Fletcher

https://www.instagram.com/p/BgzIXKSlp86/?taken-by=mrsgifletcher

Author, actress, vlogger and mum, Fletcher is a jack of all trades and pretty much masters them all. In her book, Happy Mum, Happy Baby, she addresses her diagnosis and how she felt let down by her own body and how she then overcame her symptoms and had two children and is now expecting her third. Her Instagram is dedicated to her life and struggles as a woman and mum.

Victoria Beckham

The original Spice girl, married to David Beckham and entrepreneur, Victoria Beckham was very vocal about her PCOS in the past just after she had given birth to her first son. Though we can’t all have her rigorous exercise regime…

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Emma Thompson

https://www.instagram.com/p/BjF9QSDF3Ve/?tagged=professortrelawney

Actress and screenwriter, and once-teapot, Emma Thompson has spoken about her heartbreak and no longer being able to conceive. Since finding out, Thompson has spent her time on the African charity, Action Aid. She’s also spoken about her mental health issues.

Harnaam Kaur

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Harnaam Kaur is a motivational speaker from London. Her subjects include racism, feminism, anti-bullying and body positivity. She was diagnosed with PCOS when she was twelve and in 2016 became the first bearded woman to walk at London fashion week.

Izzy Judd

Author and violinist, Izzy Judd is married to Harry, the drummer from McFly. She’s been very open about her fertility issues and conceived her daughter, Lola through IVF and happily fell pregnant naturally with her son.

So there you have it. Six women who suffer from PCOS who are in the media and we see nearly everyday on Instagram and other social media. It’s nice to know that other people are going through the same things you are. If know of anyone else that I’ve missed off the list,  leave a comment and let me know.

Beth

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