With the media's attention tightly focused on her personal life, Tara found herself the subject of rumors when she debuted a much slimmed-down body in "American Pie 2." Throughout her time in the spotlight, however, Reid has maintained that she does not have an eating disorder. Instead, as she later told OK! magazine, she regularly gains and then loses around ten pounds, and that the same gossip magazines speculating about her anorexia would be criticizing her weight gain soon enough. As she put it, "Now they're going to see me and say I'm too fat because I've gained 10 pounds. … I can't win!"