Actress Patsy Kensit was upset to learn that her grandfather was a criminal.
"It hit me so hard, I stopped washing my hair and wearing make-up," she added.She later learned that another ancestor was a respected clergyman.
"I was so depressed that I started binge-eating on burgers and pie and mash. I was so scared of how it was affecting me that I said, 'I can’t do this any more' and went home and locked myself away."
"When the vicar told me his work was so valuable that they were going to write a book about him, I felt a huge weight coming off my shoulders. It was an astonishing story," she said.
"That was the moment I stopped eating burgers and started washing my hair!" [Link]