Geordie Shore’s Holly Hagan tells how years of bullying led her to self harm

The TV star opened up about her childhood suffering in her new book


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Geordie Shore’s Holly Hagan has admitted that years of being bullied at school drove her to self-harm.

In an extract from her new book, Not Quite A Geordie, the TV star revealed that she was constantly criticised about her looks and weight by bullies. After one particularly upsetting incident, Holly ended up locking herself in a bathroom and cutting her leg with a razor.

She wrote: “I stared at my image for an unusually long time, taking in all my features one by one and trying to understand why everyone thought I was so ugly. I wished I could be thinner and prettier.” “My eyes lit on a razor that was next to the bathroom cabinet… I stabbed it into my thigh and began to drag it across my skin.”

The 22-year-old was also called a “fat sl*g” and “f**cking rat” online and her bullies subjected her to a violent beating in school.

In the extract published in the Daily Mail, Holly describes how her worries about her weight began when she was humiliated by her classmates after wearing the same skirt as another girl, but in a bigger size, to the school disco. Sadly, Holly says that these comments made in her childhood have had a “profound effect” on her adult life.

“These feelings of insecurity and inadequacy have always been at the forefront of my mind for as long as I can remember,” she wrote.

Poor Holly. Let’s hope she’ll soon start believing that she’s the fun and pretty soul of the party that millions of Geordie Shore viewers can see she is.

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