Amanda Bynes Tweets: "I Have an Eating Disorder"

Celebrity News Apr. 5, 2013 AT 9:00AM
Amanda Bynes has said she has an eating disorder. Amanda Bynes has said she has an eating disorder. Credit: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

The day after her 27th birthday, Amanda Bynes had a revelation to share with her 528,174 followers on Twitter. "I have an eating disorder so I have a hard time staying thin," the former What I Like About You star wrote late Thursday, April 4. Bynes didn't elaborate any further on what type of eating disorder she struggles with, or whether she's sought help.

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Having relocated to NYC last year, Bynes was photographed strolling through Times Square on Wednesday -- her birthday -- checking out her cell phone and braving the 40-degree weather in slide sandals without socks, plus a Cartier love bracelet and ruby-and-diamond ring. In a since-deleted tweet, Bynes had claimed that a woman impersonating her has been out and about in the Big Apple for casual photo opps.

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Because she's been in NYC, the former Nickelodeon star was a no-show on Tuesday in a Burbank, Calif. for a pre-trial hearing regarding two misdemeanor charges for driving without a license. Her attorney, Richard Hutton, was there in her place, and he asked the judge for a continuance, which was granted. The next hearing has been set for May 9. 

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Bynes' license was suspended last September after she was arrested for DUI, with multiple hit-and-runs in the L.A. area over several months.

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