Bullying can happen to anyone. Even celebs suffered under the pain and humiliation of bullies. Gorgeous Lalla Hirayama recently reflected on how she was bullied as well, and how she is now comfortable in her own skin.
Lalla Hirayama is one of the most beautiful presenters, actresses, dancers and models in South Africa.
She has a unique beauty thanks to her mixed heritage but wasn't always as comfortable with her name or how she looks.
In fact, she was bullied when she was a kid and even hated her name.
Lalla recently shared a post on social media and admitted she cried every day and didn't want to go to school.
Lalla even thought she wouldn't amount to anything in her life.
I dealt with a lot of bullies as a kid, crying daily, not wanting to go to school. I hated my name. Kids teased me about it constantly.
I had terrible skin, braces and unruly hair. I'm not white, black or coloured. My family is multi-cultural, multi-racial and very 'different'. I couldn't fit in no matter how hard I tried. Didn't think I was good for anything or would result to much. Damn."
But we know that Lalla rose above her situation and became the successful young woman we know and love today.
South Africa is home to many inspirational women who rose above bullying. Briefly.co.za reported earlier that Some of our favourite female celebs have opened up their experiences with bullying.
Beauties like Lady Zamar and Dineo Moeketsi opened up about what happened to them.
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