Her work divided critics — with many criticising how the shows seemed to be all about her rather than the subject matter. How many times can you cry on TV? How many times can you take your clothes off and talk about body image on TV? Her biggest TV regret? So the novel proved cathartic. You live your life trying to get over this stuff but writing about it brought back how sad it is.
Dawn O'Porter reveals how stripping naked for TV cured her of body dysmorphia
Dawn Porter bares all in order to reveal how our idea of perfection has been perverted to fit the demands of the beauty industry, meeting naturists and a stripper along the way. Dawn Porter bares all in order to reveal how our idea of perfection has been perverted to fit the demands of the beauty industry. In a bid to get to grips with her naked self, Dawn is propelled into all manner of uncompromising situations - from hanging out with naturists to learning a valuable lesson in morality from a stripper. Spurred on to try and change attitudes and expectations of the female form, Dawn sets about organising what she hopes will become the ultimate female Flashmob. See all episodes from Dawn