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Michelle Pfeiffer Says She Used to Be in a 'Breatharian' Cult
UPI ^ | Nov. 3, 2013 | Kate Stanton

Posted on 11/04/2013 2:06:31 PM PST by nickcarraway

Michelle Pfeiffer was in her 20s when she became involved in a cult that encouraged its followers to live without food or water.

Tabloids are full of stories of Hollywood actresses on crazy fad diets, but Michelle Pfeiffer once belonged to a cult that believed human beings could learn to live on nothing but air.

In a recent interview with The Sunday Telegraph, the 55-year-old actress said she was 20 when she moved to Los Angeles and met a couple who acted like "personal trainers."

“They worked with weights and put people on diets. Their thing was vegetarianism,” she said. “They were very controlling. I wasn’t living with them but I was there a lot and they were always telling me I needed to come more. I had to pay for all the time I was there, so it was financially very draining.”

The couple believed in breatharianism -- the idea that followers should try to move beyond veganism.

Though Pfeiffer is still a vegan, she said she realized she was in a cult when she met her first husband, actor Peter Horton. He was working on a film about cults at the time when she had the epiphany: "I was in one."


TOPICS: Food; Health/Medicine; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: breatharian; breathariancult; breatharianism; cult; cults; michellepfeiffer; peterhorton; pfeiffer; prana; religion; vegan; veganism
Breatharians believe you can give up food and water and live off prana, "living off light," or, "living off air."
1 posted on 11/04/2013 2:06:31 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Airhead.


2 posted on 11/04/2013 2:07:22 PM PST by Arm_Bears (Refuse; Resist; Rebel; Revolt!)
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To: nickcarraway

Proof you don’t need brains to act.
I guess that explains Sean Penn.


3 posted on 11/04/2013 2:10:44 PM PST by Zathras
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To: nickcarraway

Well, that sure explains a lot.................


4 posted on 11/04/2013 2:11:29 PM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: Zathras

Proof you don’t need brains to act.
I guess that explains Sean Penn.

Nothing explains Sean Penn


5 posted on 11/04/2013 2:11:45 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Arm_Bears

Airhead, with apparently not much air in her head, either. Certainly no common sense.......


6 posted on 11/04/2013 2:12:06 PM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: nickcarraway

I guess Obama thinks Americans can live on hot air - his.


7 posted on 11/04/2013 2:12:44 PM PST by Perseverando (Obamanation/Obamastan: It's ALL about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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To: Mastador1

If only all leftists were as honest as Sean Penn, though,
(calling for the comitting of political opponents to asylums)

we could have it out and have it over with.


8 posted on 11/04/2013 2:13:42 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Mastador1

9 posted on 11/04/2013 2:14:55 PM PST by EEGator
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To: nickcarraway

Was Karen Carpenter a Breatharian?


10 posted on 11/04/2013 2:19:02 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (On the evening of 10/16/13, the ailing republican party breathed its last breath.)
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To: Red Badger

Hey, if that got us the Michelle from “Grease 2” and “Scarface”, I say bring back the crazy!


11 posted on 11/04/2013 2:19:37 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: nickcarraway

Well the way food prices are going (real world, not the fedgov phony stats) I can see where this would be useful...


12 posted on 11/04/2013 2:20:56 PM PST by nascarnation (Frequently wrong but rarely in doubt....)
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To: Boogieman

Tony was hot for his sister, anyhow.


13 posted on 11/04/2013 2:22:44 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: nickcarraway

Michelle Pfeiffer has that perfect bone structure and looks to make up for any lapse of brain power she may have suffered. The same can’t be said for a lot of airheads in Hollywood, like Sean Penn.


14 posted on 11/04/2013 2:23:32 PM PST by pallis
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To: basil

Airhead - Thomas Dolby

I buy her all the right clothes and pretty jewels to wear
My friends say she’s a dumb blonde but they don’t know she dyes her hair
She thinks the fighting in Central America’s easily solved
But what to wear to Bel-Air premieres is a problem she could never resolve

She’s an airhead, stungun and mace, Kharmann Ghia plates say “Lost in Space”
And she’s an airhead, thousands in trust, cusp Aquarius, get serious
And she’s an airhead, tinted contacts don’t change the fact that black is black
And she’s an airhead, while I’m impressed with the length of those legs, she’s not an intellectual giant

She’d like to model or maybe act or start a magazine
Before she signs any (Big) contracts, she better learn to read (And that’s a fact)
But in her dreams she’s the queen of a fashion regime
You ask me do I love you, does the pope live in the woods?
Quod erat demonstrandum, baby (Ooh you speak French)

She’s an airhead, stungun and mace, Kharmann Ghia plates say “Lost in Space”
And she’s an airhead, thousands in trust, cusp Aquarius, get serious
And she’s an airhead, tinted contacts don’t change the fact that black is black
She’s an airhead, while I’m impressed with the size of that chest, she’s not an intellectual giant

Sweet and low and oh-so little Miss Dora Jarre
Safe sex and fishnets and could you walk me to my car (Oh thank you)
She’s losing faith in a world that is out of control
She’s gonna nix politics, she’s taking up volleyball, volleyball, why?

‘Cause she’s an airhead, stungun and mace, Kharmann Ghia plates say “Lost in Space”
And she’s an airhead, thousands in trust, cusp Aquarius, get serious
And she’s an airhead and now the time’s come for the end of my song, don’t get me wrong
If she’s an airhead it has to be said, it was men made her that way
It was us made her that way, it was us made her that way


15 posted on 11/04/2013 2:23:50 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Boogieman

Elvira Hancock...................(snicker)................


16 posted on 11/04/2013 2:24:09 PM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: Boogieman
Hey, if that got us the Michelle from “Grease 2” and “Scarface”, I say bring back the crazy!

Don't forget "The Hollywood Knights" and "Into the Night" - of course, I'm certain she wishes she could.

17 posted on 11/04/2013 2:25:52 PM PST by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: nickcarraway

That sounds like Dr. Hazzard and her fasting diets in the early 1900’s. Had herself a nice little racket going until she managed to kill a couple of heiresses with her methods.


18 posted on 11/04/2013 2:26:11 PM PST by MWestMom (Psalms 109:8)
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To: IYAS9YAS

Hollywood Knights, one of the funniest movies ever made.

And Fran Drescher, was hot back in the day (as long as she kept her mouth closed).


19 posted on 11/04/2013 2:27:16 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: nickcarraway

Michelle Pfeiffer... Yummmmmmmmmmie.


20 posted on 11/04/2013 2:29:39 PM PST by Mashood
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To: MWestMom

If someone is called an heiress, they should be able to live on air.


21 posted on 11/04/2013 2:31:18 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

There is this guy who invented a shake that he claims you can live on and never eat again.

I’m not searching for that thread though


22 posted on 11/04/2013 2:31:36 PM PST by GeronL
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To: nickcarraway
Well, that explains a lot in "Scarface".


23 posted on 11/04/2013 2:35:15 PM PST by Fledermaus (Primary and beat the RINO's.)
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To: dfwgator
Dag-gone-it! You beat me to it and I thought I was his only fan.

Quod erat demonstrandum, baby (Ooh you speak French)

Genius.

Personally I'm dabbling with the beerarian cult. You actually can live on beer. Well, most of you, anyway. Fortunately my 0bamacare policy will cover liver transplants.

24 posted on 11/04/2013 2:36:31 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: nickcarraway

Apparently that is what Dr. Hazzard hoped. : )


25 posted on 11/04/2013 2:38:16 PM PST by MWestMom (Psalms 109:8)
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To: nickcarraway
Well, she couldn't have practiced this idiocy fully for more than a week or two.........she could have believed it for a longer longer time, but not actually done it. I'm guessing that reality got in her way..........
26 posted on 11/04/2013 2:44:58 PM PST by Lakeshark (Mr Reid, tear down this law!)
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To: pallis

“Michelle Pfeiffer has that perfect bone structure and looks to make up for any lapse of brain power she may have suffered. The same can’t be said for a lot of airheads in Hollywood, like Sean Penn.”

She sure was skinny in Scarface, and she looked good anyway. She still does.


27 posted on 11/04/2013 2:57:29 PM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: Mastador1

LOL!


28 posted on 11/04/2013 3:00:22 PM PST by Zathras
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To: The Antiyuppie
2nd only to natalie Wood for being the most beautiful actress.


29 posted on 11/04/2013 3:04:06 PM PST by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: The Antiyuppie

I think that I saw her recently in “Dark Shadows”. She looks great.


30 posted on 11/04/2013 3:06:29 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: nickcarraway
All right, here it is.
31 posted on 11/04/2013 3:48:39 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: Perseverando

> I guess Obama thinks Americans can live on hot air - his.

Not true. If so, we’d all be very tat Breatherians...


32 posted on 11/04/2013 4:39:54 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Conspiracy Guy

I think she was a Pastafarian

http://www.wikihow.com/Become-a-Pastafarian


33 posted on 11/04/2013 4:48:45 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: nickcarraway
"Breatharian"????
Michelle Pfeiffer is an idiot.
34 posted on 11/04/2013 5:29:25 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: cloudmountain

Most people in Hollyweird have surrendered to shallowness and vapidity


35 posted on 11/04/2013 5:30:31 PM PST by GeronL
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To: trisham
I think that I saw her recently in “Dark Shadows”. She looks great.

She OUGHT to look great. She SURE doesn't have any brains going for her.
A breatharian??
PUL-EEEZE, that's stupid even for the Hollyweirdos.

36 posted on 11/04/2013 5:31:31 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: GeronL
I think that I saw her recently in “Dark Shadows”. She looks great.

Missy Michelle has gone WAY, WAY, WAY beyond mere shallowness and vapidity. She has gone ROUND THE BEND

Breatharian? Hahahaha, WHAT a moron.

37 posted on 11/04/2013 5:33:26 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: TurboZamboni

Maybe in the early years. But not near the end.


38 posted on 11/04/2013 5:34:29 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (On the evening of 10/16/13, the ailing republican party breathed its last breath.)
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To: cloudmountain

lol


39 posted on 11/04/2013 5:37:44 PM PST by GeronL
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To: Mastador1

Penn’s father was a Hollywood communist affected by what’s most often called McCarthyism. But still I agree with the sentiment.


40 posted on 11/05/2013 1:58:58 AM PST by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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