Charlize Theron
Bullying Survivor
Female | Los Angeles, CA   United States
Boys and girls didnt like her in school
Bullying Type: Emotional
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5/01/12 12:59 PM
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Playing a former high school ‘It’ girl in the upcoming dark comedy Young Adult may have been a stretch for Charlize Theron, who says she was decidedly unpopular as a teenager. Theron was raised in Johannesburg, South Africa — but her classroom tormentors were just as ruthless as American teens.

“I wore really nerdy glasses because I was blind as could be, and the boys didn’t like me,” the actress told People magazine.

Though boys were her cruelest peers, Theron wasn’t spared the all-too-common torment of pre-teen girls: The in-crowd made fun of her hair, clothing, and occasional “crazy” behavior.

“I actually got a lot of the mean girl stuff from the ages of seven to 12. I was pretty much a mess in primary school,” she said.

The star developed a thick skin and a strong ambition: By 16, she had won a year-long modeling contract in Milan. Two successful decades and an Oscar later, Theron seems to have quieted the bullies once and for all.



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Posted By: traditional | 5/01/12 4:02 PM
I knew she had to have some serious culture because this woman is just beautiful. Hard to believe she was ever picked on in school so I would like to see those kid pics in Mom's photo album. I never knew about what her father was like as she was younger but now that I know I admire her much more for her accomplishments.
Posted By: wifeandmom | 5/07/12 2:18 PM
She is an amazing actress and I love the movie where she gained weight for that movie Monster with Christina RIcci. Now that what you call acting! Im a huge fan Charlize
Posted By: Everyday | 5/08/12 2:51 PM
I am a really big fan of hers and I just wanted to say congrats on the baby and im glad you didnt let the bullies keep you down forever or we wouldnt have such a treasure like you.:)
Posted By: Wrangler | 6/13/12 1:58 PM
Just saw your new movie Prometheus and you were stunning like always im a huge fan
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Name: Charlize Theron
Age: 41
Country: United States
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