Dara-Lynn Weiss

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Mom Who Put 7-Year-Old on Diet Scores Book Deal

Dara-Lynn Weiss' controversial 'Vogue' article leads to memoir

(Newser) - Dara-Lynn Weiss' Vogue article about putting her clinically obese 7-year-old daughter on a diet wasn’t exactly met with a warm reception —nonetheless, it's landed Weiss a book deal. Random House's Ballantine imprint will publish her memoir about the experience, tentatively titled The Heavy, Mediabistro reports. It... More »

Mom's Article About Obese Kid's Diet Sparks Fury

Backlash after Dara-Lynn Weiss writes in 'Vogue'

(Newser) - When Dara-Lynn Weiss wrote in Vogue about her yearlong struggle to help her clinically obese 7-year-old daughter lose 16 pounds, she probably wasn't expecting quite the level of backlash that has ensued. Yahoo has highlights from Weiss's article, including her admission that she herself has struggled with eating... More »

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