‘To put it bluntly – I can’t help being skinny’: Former TOWIE star Joey Turner says he is ‘7.5st, happy and healthy’ and insists he is not starving himself  

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  • The former TOWIE star, 20, has insisted she is ‘7.5th, happy and healthy’ after fans worried about her slim-down appearance
  • He has been posting many pictures in which he looks very slim, with one post captioned: ‘Heroin’
  • One concerned fan commented: ‘The more you post, the more worried I get’
  • Joey became a firm favorite on TOWIE after joining a wave of new cast members in 2019
  • He left the show earlier this year after two and a half years to go to university.

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Joy Turner has insisted she is ‘happy and healthy’ after fans worried about her slim looks.

The former TOWIE star, 20, who weighs 7.5 stone, insists he “can’t help being skinny” – and isn’t starving himself.

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talking to Sun To set the record straight, Joy said: ‘I weigh seven and a half stone, but I don’t weigh myself. I don’t care how much I weigh. I’m skinny, I can’t help that I’m skinny. I am not going to apologize to anyone.

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Speaking: Former TOWIE star Joy Turner says she is ‘7.5th, happy and healthy’ and insists she’s not starving herself

In an Instagram post of late, the reality star appeared slimmer than usual, something that her 37,400 followers immediately noted.

However, Joy, who has ‘always had a tall, slim frame’ of 5ft 11in, reaffirms that there is nothing to worry, seeing that what she eats is a healthy diet.

During a typical day, Joy will enjoy bowls of Special K, salads for lunch, and sushi for dinner. While going out, he drinks vodka with water.

The Difference: In a recent Instagram post, the reality star appeared thinner than usual, something that her 37,400 followers immediately noted

The Difference: In a recent Instagram post, the reality star appeared thinner than usual, something that her 37,400 followers immediately noted

‘I don’t eat weights. I’m not really a foodie, I’m not anorexic, I just don’t care to participate in gluttony,’ he remarked.

The fashion lover — who said her friends and family are aware of her eating habits and not concerned — questioned the double standards of body positivity, asking rhetorically whether it applied just to older people.

Regarding concerns about his thin frame, Joey said he understood, but had no intention of censoring his content and instead wanted to embrace his body.

‘ To put it simply – I can’t help being skinny. I am happy, healthy and have helpful people around me.”

Slim: Regarding concerns about his slim frame, Joey said he understood, but had no intention of censoring his content and instead wanted to embrace his body.

Slim: Regarding concerns about his slim frame, Joey said he understood, but had no intention of censoring his content and instead wanted to embrace his body.

The healthy and happy claims came after Joy hit back at fans who expressed concern over her appearance on Saturday.

The TV star, who left The Only Way Is Essex five months ago, caused concern among her followers with modeling shots skinned with the word ‘heroin’.

Joey faces blacklash and talks about being ‘not a role model’ as she shares A photo of Kirsten Dunst dressed as Marie Antoinette with the caption: ‘Let them eat the cake.’

'I'm not your role model': The healthy and happy claims come as Joy hit back at fans expressing concern over her appearance on Saturday.

‘I’m not your role model’: The healthy and happy claims come as Joy hit back at fans expressing concern over her appearance on Saturday.

What's up?  The reality star created concern among her followers with her skinny snaps bearing the word 'heroin'.

What’s up? The reality star created concern among her followers with her skinny snaps bearing the word ‘heroin’.

In a separate statement, Joy defended her modeling pictures, saying: ‘I am not your role model.

‘If I’m being honest I don’t get swayed by comments, I just want people who know about me that I’m fine.

‘I just don’t care about comments because it’s hard to care about the opinions of people who don’t know anything about me, my diet, my metabolism or my medical history with my weight.

‘I’m a student of 20, I’m not on TV. I’m a student like no other and I’m not your role model, so if you want someone to look up to you, I suggest someone else sit on a pedestal because I’m not that.’

Fame: Joy left Essex only five months ago (pictured in September 2019)

Fame: Joy left Essex only five months ago (pictured in September 2019)

Reaction: Apparently in reference to the uproar, Joey posted a photo of Kirsten Dunst dressed as Marie Antoinette to her Instagram story with the caption: 'Let them eat cake'

Response: Apparently in reference to the uproar, Joey posted a photo of Kirsten…

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