Stars who were once victims of bullying

Dua Lipa thanks her bullies in Instagram video

Stars Insider

04/06/21 | StarsInsider

CELEBRITY Bullying

Dua Lipa is one of the most successful artists right now, but she endured a lot of criticism on her way to the top. The singer took to her Instagram Story recently to celebrate the anniversary of her first album, and in the mix of her gratitude for all the support she's received, she also expressed thanks to her haters.

As she relaxed in bed, she said, "It's been four years since my debut album has been out, and I'm so grateful for all the incredible opportunities, the amazing people I met, all the incredible lessons that I learnt, touring for like three years, getting bullied online which made me want to dance my a**e off and just really get better, so thank you so much."

Fans may recall that not everyone was impressed with the singer's dance moves, and she was extensively bullied online after a video of her performance of her song 'One Kiss' with Calvin Harris went viral. But, the 25-year-old British star still thanked everyone along the way, "For all things good and bad, for helping me grow. I'm forever grateful and I'm excited for you guys to see what we've got coming up next."

Of course, bullying is not mere child's play, it's a practice which can leave psychological damage for life. And this is no more apparent than in the world of celebrities, though for many stars bullying has been the reason they worked so hard for success. Check out the gallery to see the stars who suffered from bullying during their childhood.

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