Presenter, Kim Jayde, opens up about overcoming her struggles

Presenter, Kim Jayde, opens up about overcoming her struggles

Kim Jayde is a very popular presenter who serves as an inspiration for many young women but her life hasn't always been easy. The beautiful presenter admitted that she was bullied very badly in school.

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One of Mzansi's favourite presenters at the moment is lovely Kim Jayde, who is living quite a wonderful life right now.

She's not only enjoying a lot of popularity, she also made the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

Although things may be rosy for Kim now, it wasn't always that way for her. TimesLIVE reports the 28-year-old opened up about being bullied in school.

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According to the report, the bullying was so bad it almost 'dimmed her light'.

"Junior school was really hard, because I was bullied very badly. I was a shy, awkward little girl and I didn't have people skills ... So I would literally ask the teachers to give me extra homework so that I didn't have to go out and play at break time.
"So I would sit in the class at break time and, if I didn't have work, then I would sit in the toilet and eat my lunch. My parents came to school to ask the teachers why I came home crying almost every day. It was miserable."

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Fortunately, things looked up for Kim when she changed schools and started high school - the bullying came to an end.

She found friends and learnt to accept herself. She grew confident enough to pursue a career in modelling.

However, gathered that she was told she was too short and had to lose weight. This naturally broke her confidence.

"I initially made no money in modelling because I wasn’t getting booked. All the modelling agencies told me I was 15cm too short, I’d never work, and I had to lose weight."

Kim did eventually start getting TV gigs, and her career took off. Although there are still people making comments and being mean, she now has enough love for herself to deal with it.

Well, there's one more reason to admire this beautiful and proud Zimbabwean woman.

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