Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story

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  • NR
  • 1987
  • 43 min
  • 7.8  (2,841)

Karen Carpenter grew up in New Haven,Connecticut with her older brother, Richard, and her parents. The family moved to Downey, California when Karen was 13. Karen was a chunky teenager who was passionate about playing the drums. She also had a sweet alto singing voice that would take her and Richard to stardom. Celebrity is about being beautiful and shapely. Karen would do anything to be thin. She was offended that the press called her chubby. The award winning singer limited her intake of food and took laxatives to keep her trim. Her yo-yo dieting led to heart problems.

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Karen Carpenter grew up in New Haven,Connecticut with her older brother, Richard, and her parents. The family moved to Downey, California when Karen was 13. Karen was a chunky teenager who was passionate about playing the drums. She also had a sweet alto singing voice that would take her and Richard to stardom. Celebrity is about being beautiful and shapely. Karen would do anything to be thin. She was offended that the press called her chubby. The award winning singer limited her intake of food and took laxatives to keep her trim. Her yo-yo dieting led to heart problems.
  • Release Date
    1987
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    43 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (2,841)