It can be quite difficult to imagine that the current A-list, Hollywood elite, performers who are enjoying fame, fortune, and are loved by fans around the world, could ever have once been bullied as children. From Sandra Bullock to Tyra Banks to Justin Timberlake, while growing up, these celebrities had to deal with what many children across the nation are struggling to cope with every single day: relentless teasing and tormenting thanks to their cruel peers.
But they have all risen above it in amazing ways, and we can only imagine how their bullies must feel about poking fun at them now. Check out these 12 celebrities who were once bullied as kids.
Do you know any other celebrity who was picked on as a kid that we didn't mention?
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