Celebrities who were bullied as kids

Piper Weiss, Shine Staff
Photo by: Getty Images<br>The Teen Idol-<br>Bully-phobia: a deep-rooted fear of returning to school after summer break, due to <a href="http://shine.yahoo.com/event/backtoschool/how-to-bully-proof-your-teen-for-back-to-school-2536241/" data-ylk="slk:potential hecklers and unprecedented taunts." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">potential hecklers and unprecedented taunts.</a> Yeah, we've been there. So have some of the most successful humans on the planet. If you're wondering how you're going to survive another year of <a href="http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/parenting/5-signs-of-a-bully-2451157" data-ylk="slk:trash-talkers," class="link rapid-noclick-resp">trash-talkers,</a> look to the stars. They <a href="http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/life/brittany-snow-quot-a-bully-would-tell-me-ways-to-kill-myself-everyday-quot-2410579" data-ylk="slk:fared pretty well," class="link rapid-noclick-resp">fared pretty well,</a> despite the endless cruelty of their classmates. It seems to be a running theme: get bullied in high school for being different, become a huge success as an adult. <br> <br> Exhibit A: Robert Pattinson, better known now as R-Patz. Before he was double-fisting MTV movie awards, he was getting slammed against lockers. As a kid he had bigger problems than fending off vampire impulses.

The Teen Idol

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The Teen Idol-
Bully-phobia: a deep-rooted fear of returning to school after summer break, due to potential hecklers and unprecedented taunts. Yeah, we've been there. So have some of the most successful humans on the planet. If you're wondering how you're going to survive another year of trash-talkers, look to the stars. They fared pretty well, despite the endless cruelty of their classmates. It seems to be a running theme: get bullied in high school for being different, become a huge success as an adult.

Exhibit A: Robert Pattinson, better known now as R-Patz. Before he was double-fisting MTV movie awards, he was getting slammed against lockers. As a kid he had bigger problems than fending off vampire impulses.