Unfortunately, cases of harassment are more and more present, and school is often the place where everything begins. Moral or physical harassment, both are equally violent. It must be said that new technologies and social networks have not helped to neutralize this phenomenon that seems to affect more and more young people. No matter who you are or how you are, we are all potential victims, read this article to the end if you are not convinced.
The Sympa team invites you to discover today the celebrities we know well and who suffered harassment during their adolescence.
1. Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga said during one of her appearances in a television program that she had been a victim of harassment during her teenage years. She even said that while she was leaving school, a group of boys grabbed her and put her in a container. The worst thing is that all the other classmates came out and walked by her as if nothing had happened.
Today, she helps victims who suffer from this type of bullying through social networks. While Obama was still president, the singer met with her administrative staff to formalize her work in preventing bullying in schools.
2. Jennifer Lawrence
The actress said she had to change college several times because she did not get along with the girls in her class. The girls were always trying to find her stories and they were constantly excluding her, preventing little Jennifer from forming a circle of friends.
3. Taylor Swift
The young artist also suffered, but it’s because of her physique this time. Very tall, she was considered the black sheep of her college. In addition, Taylor has always been more reserved and largely preferred to isolate herself and compose her musical texts for her songs. She is now fighting this phenomenon by giving advice on her own experience and hoping to help some teenagers overcome this difficult stage.
4. Justin Bieber
The famous singer recently confessed to being a victim of harassment when he was young. He is fighting against this phenomenon today and has authored the song “Born to be somebody”, which can be heard at the beginning of the documentary Bully .
5. Half Lovato
The artist said in an interview that her classmates often made fun of her because of her weight. This event affected her so much that she stopped classes in the middle of the year and had to pass her diploma by taking classes from home with a private teacher. Half hopes that her story will serve other young victims so that they do not give up and they manage to overcome this.
6. Miley Cyrus
Miley said she did not keep a good memory of her adolescence. Her classmates were constantly making fun of her because of her acne problems when she was still very young. She says she has also suffered a depression related to the stress of having to go to school.
7. Megan Fox
It is almost unthinkable that this woman, considered today as one of the sexiest in the world, has been the victim of harassment. Ethbian if, think again! The girls in her class were always causing her problems because they thought she was too old (at that time, Megan’s dream was to be an actress and she did not hide it). The male has long been the social pillar of the actress since the girls apparently did not seem to want to include in their circle of friends.
8. Eva Mendes
Yes, the beautiful actress latina also suffered from the eyes of others during her childhood. She says that since she was young she has always been filiform and tall with a big mouth and big teeth, which quickly turned her into an easy prey for the rest of the class. The actress did not want to talk to her parents, lest they talk to the teachers about it, and the jokes become worse every day.
9. Jessica Alba
The pretty Jessica suffered a lot at school because of her skin color (Métis) and because she was a pretty shy girl. She also had respiratory problems which made her psychologically fragile and made her feel weaker than the others.
Eminem, our mythical rapper has also suffered harassment, but this time, his case is much more extreme than others. He was beaten several times until he suffered a concussion, followed by post-traumatic headaches, partial and occasional loss of vision, lesions in the head, neck, in short. You’ll understand, his case is a case of harassment pushed and much more dangerous than insults in the corridors. In his music “Brain Damage”, he speaks of what he had to endure.
11. Justin Timberlake
The handsome Justin preferred dancing and singing lessons to long football games after school. This earned him the insults of his comrades who found him far too different.
12. Victoria Beckham
The former Spice Girl was harassed until she was twenty when she formed the band that would have been the revelation of the 1990s. She claims that the college she studied never helped her. neither supported. She was different from other students and was always the center of mockery and insults.
Would you have imagined for a second that these celebrities had been victims of harassment at school? Leave us your comments in the section below.
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