In another Stars, they're just like us! moment, Lindsay Lohan recently started tweeting at Katie Couric about the bullying she suffered in high school. Lindsay told Katie (via Tweet -- are you listening, Katie?) that she was bullied in school for leaving to film movies, as well as having a father in jail. A lot of other celebs -- including Kristen Stewart and Lady Gaga -- have talked about their bullied days. I even wrote about mine. Seriously, we've all been bullied. I get it. It sucks. I'm not knocking Lindsay's experience, but considering it nips at the heels of her recent troubles with the law (is she ever not in trouble with the law?), it all just smacks a little of ... I don't know ... a sympathy ploy?
Here's some of the things Lindsay had to say about her days as a bullied teen:
I was actually bullied @ my public school when i would leave to film. Whenever I came back... girls & boys would call me names.
They would also mock me because of my home situation, when people found out that my father was in jail ...
They would yell things, try to trip me & more...I moved to home-schooling instead. In 11th grade. I stuck it out for a while.
Certainly, this sounds terrible. It sounds like the kids were jealous of LiLo (who wouldn't be? getting to leave school to go film a movie??). No excuses for those nasty teens.
But we all know the trouble Linds has gotten into -- over and over and over again. The jailtime for DUI. The arrest for stealing a necklace. Crashing a car while filming Liz & Dick. Hitting a guy in the knee with another car. Getting attacked in her hotel room. I'm sure there will be something else tomorrow.
And now suddenly the wah-wah tweets about bullying. I'm not saying it didn't happen. I'm saying your best revenge against bullies is living a great life. Lindsay needs to start doing that.
Do you think Lindsay was bullied in school?
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