Acronym for "documented instance of public eating." Coined by Hollywood publicist Jeremy Walker. Refers to the tendency of journalists from glossy magazines to report on the eating habits of celebrity women (actresses/models) who in an unusual frequency report their fondness for comfort food often in large quantities. It is not clear if the reported love of food and ravenous appetite is reality or part of a show.
Reporting the DIPE of the starlet makes her seem more down-to-earth and accessible.