A girl bullied at school for being “ugly” went on to become a beauty queen and is now organising a pageant to help other victims.
Hollie Robinson, 22, had to change schools after suffering two years of abuse.
Hollie, from Blackpool, Lancs, said: “I can’t describe the hell I went through. I had a big group of friends and they just turned on me.”
At 17, she started entering beauty contests, becoming Miss Blackpool in 2011. She said: “It gave me confidence.” Hollie’s Miss Anti-Bullying pageant will raise money for the Beat Bullying charity.
She says she was kicked, punched and verbally abused every day at high school for nearly two years from the age of eleven. She spent lunchtimes hiding in the school toilets, was physically sick each morning before leaving home and suffered panic attacks on the school run.
Hollie recalled: "The other kids would call me ugly and say I was a dog.
An ambitious girl who lost her arms and legs to meningitis is being taught at home – after school bullies made her life an ‘unbearable hell’.
Paige Allan was subjected to relentless taunts about her disability, with gangs of girls teasing those who befriended her.
The 12-year-old also faced abuse from online trolls who threatened her with violence.
Paige, who aspires to become a beauty technician, is now being taught at home – amid allegations that the school did nothing to stop the bullying.
Her mother, Nicola, said: ‘We’ll never understand the mentality of anyone who singles someone out for cruelty solely because they have lost their limbs.’
Reading this one actually fucked my day up - 'Parents Say CPS Ignored 'Cries For Help' Before Suicide of Bullied Girl, 12' :
Chicago Public Schools has launched an investigation into allegations that the suicide of a 12-year-old girl came after she was bullied by classmates and a teacher at her North Side elementary school.
The parents of Peirce Elementary School student Mckenzie Phlipot say school officials ignored their family's cries for help about the alleged bullying before she hanged herself on the evening of May 8, a school day. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office ruled her death a suicide.