Target: Belle Gibson
Demand: Donate profits from your fraudulent “The Whole Pantry” book and app to cancer research.
Belle Gibson, a 23-year-old health blogger who claimed to have overcome terminal brain cancer by eating wholesome foods, has recently come out as a phony. Gibson released a book, with an accompanying app, called “The Whole Pantry” featuring healthy recipes that she claimed were part of her miracle cure.
After she stated in March that she had been wrongly diagnosed but still had terminal brain cancer, the public began to question her validity. According to BuzzFeed, in an interview with “The Australian Women’s Weekly” she admitted that “None of it’s true. I don’t want forgiveness I just think [speaking out] was the responsible thing to do. Above anything, I would like people to say, ‘okay, she’s human.'”
This is a slap in the face to people battling cancer in real life. A human mistake is one thing- to pretend you have cancer and make a profit on it is entirely another. Demand that Belle Gibson donate profits of “The Whole Pantry” book and app to cancer research.
Dear Belle Gibson,
After making a name for yourself as having overcome brain cancer by eating a wholesome diet, and publishing your recipes in “The Whole Pantry” book and app, the public is aware that you never actually had cancer. The millions of people in this world who have cancer, some of whom may have drawn hope from your claims, deserve an apology.
To begin to make things right, we, the undersigned, demand that you donate all of the money you made from “The Whole Pantry” book and app to a cancer research organization of your choosing.
[Your name here]