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Influencer lied about having cancer to promote 'clean eating' regime

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She was a popular Australian Instagram influencer with 300,000 followers, promoting herself as a guru for a so-called 'clean' lifestyle.

Belle Gibson, whose story was recently covered in a BBC documentary, became a mum at 18 years old and launched an app for information about healthy eating, The Whole Pantry, when she was just 21.

In 2013, The Whole Pantry was voted Apple's Best Food and Drink App of the year - and soon after, Belle signed her first book deal.

The Whole Pantry became a recipe book which contained 100 'clean' meals, released in 2014. With incredible success of the app, the book and her loyal Instagram following, Belle's career was going from strength to strength - but all was not as it seemed. 'I have cancer' Never one to

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