Stars Who Turned Childhood Setbacks:
We all know being a kid can be tough, so it’s important to emphasise to children that the problems they are facing now won’t last forever, and can actually be used to their advantage if they adopt a positive attitude. If you need some inspiration, then take a look at this list of celebrities who turned childhood setbacks into success.
The problem: Name calling: Her slender figure and winning smile have made her an international movie star, but did you know Cameron Diaz was teased as a child because of those very same features? Because of how skinny and tall she was, Cameron was nicknamed ‘Skeletor’ by other children when she was younger, but now the joke is on them. Since then she has gone on to appear in over 30 films and graced the covers of magazines the world over as a result of learning to embrace her body shape.