Why is it that when someone gets famous, they feel the need to share with the world their sob story of being bullied at school? And why is it that we're supposed to feel bad for them, when most people were bullied at school and they don't end up rich and famous?
Taylor Swift is now one of those people on the "cry me a river" list. Recently, Blake Lively of "Gossip Girl" had the distinction of making the list when the very pretty blonde complained to Vogue about how she was made fun of in school. Now, in March's Teen Vogue, Swift (who also happens to be a very pretty blonde ... a trend perhaps?) is complaining that she, too, suffered the wrath of mean girls.
"Junior high was actually sort of hard, because I got dumped by this group of popular girls," the singer/songwriter told Teen Vogue. "They didn't think I was cool or pretty enough, so they stopped talking to me.
"The kids at school thought it was weird that I liked country [music]," she added. "They'd make fun of me."
So what did Taylor do? She moved from Pennsylvania to Nashville in ninth grade and became a superstar. And guess who suddenly wanted to be Taylor's friends? "They showed up, wearing my T-shirts and asking me to sign their CDs," she said. "It was bittersweet, because it made me realize that they didn't remember being mean to me and that I needed to forget about it too."
And, as is the case in this classic tale, Taylor became a famous pop star and is now here to remind everyone that they were mean to her.
"Really, if I hadn't come home from school miserable every day, maybe I wouldn't have been so motivated to write songs. I should probably thank them!"
We guess you showed them, right?