Louis Van Amstel
Bullying Survivor
Male | Los Angeles, CA   United States
Bullied for dancing and being gay
Bullying Type: Emotional
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5/14/12 10:58 AM
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“Unfortunately, I was bullied as a fat kid and as a gay kid,” Louis said. “I mean, at the age of 10, being at school, being a dancer, they automatically assumed you were gay, and at the time, you don’t know what that means. I was 10 years old for crying out loud!”

Louis, who says becoming a “world champion in your field” is “the biggest revenge,” tasted a bit of victory over his childhood tormenters when he attended his 20th high school reunion last year.

“All those bulliers changed their tune because they’re still in their own hometown,” he smiled. “Some have been in jail, some are out of jobs, and look where I am — in Hollywood! It’s the biggest revenge.

“That’s my message for everyone who gets bullied: find something that you’re good at… put your mind, body and soul in it because when you grow up, you’ll look back as a stronger human being,” he added.



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Posted By: FullofBeauty | 5/15/12 2:07 PM
He is so good but he always has a difficult time finding a star that can take direction
Posted By: cc345 | 5/22/12 3:20 PM
its so cool to see someone in such good shape say that they used to be fat its so motivating. If they can do it then I can too and you really work your hardest thinking of how you can do it just with hard work.
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Name: Louis Van Amstel
Age: 44
Country: United States
Location: Los Angeles, CA
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