Liz Jones

Author / Journalist

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Liz Jones

Author / Journalist

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Author and former editor-in-chief of Marie Claire – where she ran a high-profile campaign to ban skinny models – Star writer at the Daily Mail and columnist for the Mail on Sunday. The twice winner of the prestigious Columnist of the year award is now having fun on her weekly podcast telling it like is, no holding back.

Liz grew up in Essex and suffered from anorexia from the age of 11 until her late thirties, she now Lives in North Yorkshire with four collies: Mini, who is perfect, the wonderful but dysfunctional Missy, Gracie, who has so far chewed 13 seat belts, the interior of a RAV 4, 11 Sofas, 17 dog beds, and 8 pillows. Lastly, Teddy the new boy on the block. Liz also has an ex-racehorse and eventer who doesn’t like apples, carrots or polos and a rescued pony who likes everything including roast dinner stolen off her plate, crisps and spaghetti hoops.

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Liz has campaigned against the use of thin models and airbrushing for many years. Images in the media were a catalyst for her own eating disorder but in this feature Liz tries to find out what it’s like to be morbidly obese, to see things from a new perspective, from the other side of anorexia

I’m used to be invisible but being obese is worse

Liz and her ex husband come together in this article to give their take on Rich wives who fake it in the bedroom. Liz candidly discusses why she had to fake it in a compelling insight to the very public marriage.

Rich Wives DO fake it in the bedroom!

Liz is known not to shy away from any subject, however uncomfortable she puts herself out there to see what it’s really like to have a facelift, tattoo, eyebrow transplant.

Although known for her witty articles Liz has candidly and bravely covered almost every subject; Sex, politics, she has visited war zones, refugee camps, investigated child slave labour and fought repeatedly against animal abuse

Columnist of the Year 2021

Shortlisted six times as Columnist of the Year at the British Press Awards Columnist of the Year 2012 at the BSME awards

Shortlisted for Lifestyle Podcast of the Year 2021

The Evening Standard: ‘A better writer than Helen Fielding’

Lynn Barber, The Sunday Times Magazine: ‘The best comic creation since Alan Partridge’

The Observer: ‘The Tracey Emin of literature’

BBC Radio 4: ‘The Queen of Confessional journalism’

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