Documentary maker’s new confession suggests reason for health problems OTHER than McDonald’s

Documentary maker’s new confession suggests reason for health problems OTHER than McDonald’s
2013 interview. YouTube

[Ed. – I doubt many people were actually misled by the original documentary. But this episode speaks loudly about the kind of “evidence” the mainstream media — the entire left — have been eager, for decades now, to tout.]

Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock first shot to national attention with his 2004 film Super Size Me. He ate nothing but McDonald’s food and chronicled his ill health during that time. … He received the Best Director award at Sundance and was nominated for an Academy award. …

Each day during his month-long experiment, he ate all his meals only at McDonald’s, and he ate large servings by any restaurant’s standards. No one forced him. By the experiment’s end, he reported experiencing shakes (as in trembling, not milkshakes) and fatigue. Most disturbingly, he appeared to be suffering liver damage. …

Spurlock … recently wrote a confession on Facebook…

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[I]n his “confession” … is a stunning admission that calls into question the veracity of the original Super Size Me and demolishes his claims about the harms of a McDonald’s diet.

Spurlock asks whether childhood emotional upheaval including conflict between his parents influenced his later bad attitude toward women, then adds: “Or is it because I’ve consistently been drinking since the age of 13? I haven’t been sober for more than a week in 30 years, something our society doesn’t shun or condemn but which only served to fill the emotional hole inside me and the daily depression I coped with.”

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