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, 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.
Chris Rock developed his humor and wit as a response to bullies.(Source)
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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.(Source)
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Jennifer Lawrence said that her bullying became so bad that she switched schools to get away from some mean girls.(Source)
Miley Cyrus was bullied by a group of girls who called themselves the Anti-Miley Club.(Source)