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List Rules Celebrities who were teased or victims of bullies in school

Here's a list of famous people who were bullied, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Bullying is a problem that has been around forever, but seems to get worse every year. Many celebrities have triumphed over their bullies by having successful careers. If you are being bullied, just remember that high school is just a moment in time and life gets better.

Who is the most famous person who was bullied? Jessica Alba tops our list of celebrity survivors of bullying. Although she may be one of Hollywood's most sought after actresses today, growing up Jessica Alba faced some pretty tough bullying. The Sin City star was picked on for being awkward and having bucked teeth. Other beautiful actresses who were bullied in school include, Megan Fox, Mila Kunis, Emma Watson and Sandra Bullock.

Famous men have been the victims of bullying as well. Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama were both bullied as children. Comedians Howard Stern and Chris Rock developed a sense of humor to keep their bullies at bay and Chester Bennington and Fred Durst joined bands. Filmmaker Steven Spielberg used his experience with bullying as inspiration for creating stories and films about outsiders.

What do you think is the solution to the problem of bullying? Featuring male and female actors, singers, and more, this list also features celebs fighting against bullying and leading anti-bullying campaigns to help kids. Share your thoughts in the comments section.

Megan Fox is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 50+ Famous People Who Were Bullied
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Megan Fox said that she felt that high school would never be over as she faced constant bullying at school.

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Age: 30

Birthplace: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America

Profession: Model, Actor

Credits: Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Jennifer's Body

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Christian Bale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 50+ Famous People Who Were Bullied
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Christian Bale started acting at 13. His fellow classmates used this as a reason to bully and beat up the actor who went on to play Batman.

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Age: 43

Birthplace: Haverfordwest, United Kingdom

Profession: Actor, Voice acting

Credits: The Dark Knight, The Prestige, American Psycho, The Dark Knight Rises

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#5 on The Best Actors Working Today

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Mila Kunis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 50+ Famous People Who Were Bullied
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Mila Kunis was bullied in school because of her "funny face." The Black Swan star says that kids would make fun of her big eyes and lips.

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Age: 33

Birthplace: Chernivtsi, Ukraine

Profession: Model, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Black Swan, That '70s Show, Ted, Friends with Benefits

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#20 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

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Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 50+ Famous People Who Were Bullied
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Rihanna says that she was teased in school for her skin color and her breasts.  The pop star says she is grateful for these struggles because they made her stronger.

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Age: 29

Birthplace: Saint Michael Parish, Barbados

Profession: Fashion designer, Songwriter, Actor, Music artist Singer

Credits: The Hangover, Wreck-It Ralph, 21, I Love You Man

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#9 on The Best Current Female Singers

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Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 50+ Famous People Who Were Bullied
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Chris Rock developed his humor and wit as a response to bullies.

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Age: 50

Birthplace: Andrews, South Carolina, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Actor, + more

Credits: Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker, Madagascar, Head of State, The Oscars

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#14 on The Funniest People of All Time

#20 on The Best SNL Cast Members of All Time

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Jessica Alba is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 50+ Famous People Who Were Bullied
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Jessica Alba may be a successful, beautiful actress, but the Sin City star was bullied in high school. Alba said she got picked on because she was an awkward child with buck teeth and a Texas accent.

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Age: 35

Birthplace: Pomona, California, United States of America

Profession: Model, Actor

Credits: Sin City, Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Valentine's Day

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#32 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

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Jennifer Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 50+ Famous People Who Were Bullied
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Jennifer Lawrence said that her bullying became so bad that she switched schools to get away from some mean girls.

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Age: 26

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor

Credits: The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Silver Linings Playbook, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

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#4 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#74 on The Best Actresses in Film History

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#7 on The Best Living American Actresses

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Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 50+ Famous People Who Were Bullied
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Miley Cyrus was bullied by a group of girls who called themselves the Anti-Miley Club.

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Age: 24

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Voice acting Dancer

Credits: Bolt, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, The Last Song, Hannah Montana: The Movie

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#36 on The Best Current Female Singers

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