Keira Knightley
Bullying Survivor
Female | Los Angeles, CA   United States
Bullied for dyslexia
Bullying Type: Emotional
Posted By: puddles
6/01/12 9:21 AM
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In the interview, the daughter of actor Will Knightley and playwright Sharman Macdonald declared: "I kept my head down in school. I was very quiet. I had a few friends but not many.
"I certainly wasn't one of the popular people. When I was very little kids called me stupid because I couldn't read.
"Yeah, the dyslexia didn't help. But it's amazing what a child calling you stupid would do to make you read pretty quickly. I wasn't happy in school, partly because I wanted to do something else.
"I was just absolutely not happy being there. I was lucky enough to have an escape route and this is it. Many kids aren't and many are very unhappy.

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Posted By: xband | 6/04/12 1:22 PM
Thank goodness you overcame your childhood dyslexia so you can read the scripts to all of your big time movie roles you have been offered.:)
Posted By: martina | 6/11/12 1:10 PM
You were great in the Pirates movies with Johnny Depp and im glad you shared your bullying story with the world
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Name: Keira Knightley
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