No one ever said that being a Hollywood celebrity protected you from mean-spirited bullies. Tara Reid can confirm that statement, as the star opened up in a new interview regarding body-shaming and dealing with social media trolls.
E! News caught up with the star and talked about what it’s like to deal with harassment.
When talking to Will Marfuggi, Tara explained, “bullying is such a big deal these days, and it’s something that resonates with me. In my life, I’ve had a lot of bullying, and I know what that feels like and how much it hurts.”
The star went on to explain the different types of harassment and intimidation that a person can experience.
She said, “today it’s so bad that people are committing suicide and overdosing.”
The issue is so close to the actresses heart that her upcoming movie will tackle the subject.
It’s titled Worthless, and she hopes it will teach viewers about bullying across the country.
She went on, “I think this movie could affect a lot of people and think twice before you have something negative to bully on someone. One word can change someone’s life.”
While Tara is busy on her many projects as of late, the neverending negative comments continue to get her down.
As CI readers may or may not know, Tara first came to the forefront in the late 90’s and early 2000’s with films like American Pie, The Big Lebowski, and Cruel Intentions.
However, her career came to a standstill after a few bad movies like Josie and The Pussycats and Van Wilder.
Not long after, media speculation began that she had several botched plastic surgeries.
Nevertheless, the star has remained strong.
She said, “I’ve felt bullying in my life. With media or press or just different things in my life. People always say I don’t eat. I eat all the time. They call me scary skinny. You’re my friend; everyone knows I eat more than anyone. I’m just a thin girl.”